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Computers multimedia internet

  1. 1. Multimedia and Internet<br />Computers in the modern world<br />Course: Computer Assisted Language Learning<br />Presenter: Kuzminykh Irina<br />
  2. 2. Today’s Agenda<br />History of Computers<br />Computerized Life:<br /> smart cards;<br /> smart toys;<br /> smart phones;<br /> smart houses<br />Multimedia <br />Education and Entertainment<br />History of the Internet:<br /> Tim Berners Lee<br />
  3. 3. Computers make the world smaller and faster <br />1940 – scientists built the 1st computer.<br />It was the size of a large room.<br />
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  5. 5. In the 1970’s stores began to sell desktop computers<br />
  6. 6. In 1990’s, small laptops appeared.<br />
  7. 7. Nowtiny handheld computers are popular.<br />
  8. 8. The ability of tiny computing devices to control complex operations has transformed the way many tasks are performed.<br />Tiny “computers on a chip” are used in:<br />Toys <br />Medical equipment<br />Home appliances<br />
  9. 9. Computing equipment is getting smaller and more sophisticated.<br />The smart machines are designed to take over some of the basic tasks previously performed by people.<br />Smart cards store vital information, such as health records, drivers’ licenses, bank balances and so on.<br />
  10. 10. Smart cars, phones and appliances with built in computers can be programmed to better meet individual needs.<br />
  11. 11. A smart house has a built in monitoring system that can turn lights on and off, open and close windows, operate the oven and more.<br />Video #1<br />
  12. 12. How can a computer help us in education?<br />
  13. 13. What is multimedia?<br />Multimedia enhances the interaction between user and machine and can make information more interesting and appealing to people.<br />Watch Video – click the picture<br />
  14. 14. The history of Multimedia<br />Multimedia became more popular after mid-1990’s when the price of hardware began to fall. Then people started using it in<br />- industry;<br />- business; <br />- education; <br />- entertainment and for other purposes.<br />Hardware - the mechanical, magnetic, electronic, and electrical components making up a computer system<br />
  15. 15. Education and Entertainment<br />In education students study interactive CD-ROMs at their own speed and explore topics creatively by clicking on related links. (VIDEO #1)<br />Teenagers have played computer games for years, but many multimedia applications combine education and entertainment and they let them visit virtual worlds. <br />(VIDEO #2)<br />
  16. 16. Where can you find additional materials – multimedia educational programs - for the lesson?<br />
  17. 17. The Internet<br />The Internet originated in the early 1970’s when the USA wanted to make sure that people could communicate after a nuclear war.<br />This needed a free and independent communication network of computers that could send each other e-mal through cyberspace.<br />
  18. 18. Tim Berners – Lee (born June 8, 1955)<br />Tim Berners-Lee is an English developer who invented the World Wide Web in March 1989, when he discovered a way to jump to different files on his computer using the random links between them.<br />
  19. 19. Internet today …<br />The WWW became available to everyone in 1991 and the number of Internet users grew from 600,00- to 40 mln. In 5 years.<br />Today, the number is much larger.<br />You can do research, download music files, play interactive games, shop, talk in chat rooms and send and receive e-mail on the WWW.<br />
  20. 20. Discussion Questions<br />Have you ever surfed the Internet?<br />Which web sites did you visit?<br />Have you ever used CD-ROMs to help you study? Do you prefer them to books?<br />

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