Subject: Vocational Education
1. Topic-
Our World of Computers
2. Content-
What is a computer?
What are its components?
What is its power?
What is its networks and the Internet?
What are the categories of Computers?
What are the computer applications in society?
3. Goals: Aims/Outcomes-
1.To help learners understand the importance of computers in our society.
2. To help learners understand the many parts of the computer.
3. To help learners understand the control of a computer.
4.To help learners understand the modification between software and hardware.
To familiarize students to the many categories of computers.
4. Objectives-

1. Recognize the importance of computer literacy.
2. Define the term computer and identify its components.

3. Explain why a computer is a powerful tool.
4. Recognize the purpose of a network
5. Discuss the uses of the Internet and World Wide Web

6. Recognize the difference between installing and running a program
7. Identify the types of software.
8. Describe the categories of computers
9. Determine how the elements of an information system interact
10. Identify the types of computer users.
11. Discuss various computer applications in society.

5. Materials and Aids-
Presentation Equipment Computer Digital Camera Worksheet with components of the computer for paired student quizzing
Textbook Sample
6. Procedures/Methods-

A. Introduction-

Life without computers" -Intro- We all know that we couldn't make it without computers in this day and age, but really think about how your life would be affected without the everyday use of computers.

B. Development-

1.Session #1 Opening Activity Have students write on a sheet of paper, the following
2. Three ways they have used a computer already that day. Randomly choose and ask for volunteers to share the answers.
Explore how their lives be different without the computers they have used already.
How much time did they save by using that type of computer?
What is a computer? -electronic device -Data and Information -Information

C. Practice-

Processing Cycle Introduce; the Components of a Computer Hardware,Input Devices, Output Devices, System Unit, Storage devices, Communication Devices

D. Independent Practice-

Visually go through the components of a computer using my computer.
Have students categorize the various components as input, output, hardware, system unit, storage device, communication device

F. Checking for understanding-

Verbally review components of the computer and check for understanding into which types of devices each component would fit.

G. Closure-

How else will you be using a computer today? As you move through your campus today, observe how computers are being used right here in your environment.

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