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Module 4 USE Of ICT TOOLS (HARDWARE)


Module objectives: What will I learn?

Computers, which entered human life for the first time on January 7, 1946, have evolved rapidly for 73 years and continue to develop more rapidly today. One of the most important part of computer technology is the hardware.

Hardware is best described as any physical component of a computer system containing a circuit board, integrated chips, or other electronics. A perfect example of hardware is the screen on which you are viewing this page. Whether it is a monitor, tablet, or smartphone, it is hardware.

Without any hardware, your computer would not exist, and software could not be used.

Hardware technologies enable revolutionary changes in our lives. The infrastructure of this technology, which enables information to be delivered quickly, is based on computers, human factors and other communication tools. This technology helps us to do our work practically in almost every aspect of life.

Completing this module will allow you to understand the specifications of computer hardware, thus developing elementary understanding of ICT devices and their use. Consequently you will be able to make informed choices when purchasing IT equipment for the pruposes of delivering learning content online.