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Vocabulary Builders In Sign Language: Computers

35 minutes

Active.

AI, artificial intelligence.

Archive.

Attachment.

Authentication.

Background.

Bandwidth.

Boot.

Browser.

Byte.

Cache.

Cartridge.

CD.

Cell/client/cluster.

Character.

Chat room.

Chip.

Click.

Coaxial cable.

Columns.

Compatible/compatibility.

Computer.

Copy.

Copyright.

Copyright.

Data processing.

Data/information.

DB, database.

Delete/deletion.

Density.

Desktop.

Dialog box.

Dialup.

Directory.

Discussion group.

Disk.

Docking station.

Domain.

Double click.

Download.

Drag.

Drag and drop.

Driver.

Dropdown.

DVD.

Electronic.

Email.

Email.

Execute/run.

Expansion.

Export.

Extension.

FCFS, first come first serve.

Fiber optic.

File.

Filename.

Firewall.

Floppy disk.

Folder.

Font.

Footer.

Foreground.

Format.

Fragment.

Freeware.

FTP, file transfer protocol.

Gateway.

GB, gigabyte.

Graphic.

GUI, graphical user interface.

Hacking/hacker.

Hard drive.

Hardware.

Home page.

HTML, hypertext markup language.

Hub.

Hypertext.

Icon.

IMAC.

Import.

Inkjet printer.

Input.

Install.

Intellectual property.

Internet.

Intranet.

IP address.

IRC, internet relay chat.

ISP, internet service provider.

Java.

Left justify.

Keyboard.

LAN, local area network.

Laptop.

Laser.

LCD, liquid crystal display.

License.

Link/linkage.

LINUX.

Mac, Macintosh.

Mail.

Mailbox.

Mainframe.

Matrix.

MB, megabyte.

MHz, megahertz.

Memory.

Microprocessor.

MS, Microsoft.

Microwave.

Minicomputer.

Modem.

Monitor.

Motherboard.

Mouse.

Multimedia.

Multiprocessor.

Multitasking.

NIC, network interface card.

Office.

Offline.

Online.

OS, operating system.

Output.

Passive.

Password.

PDA, personal digital assistant.

Pentium.

Pipelining.

Piracy/pirated.

Pixel.

Plug and play.

Pointer.

Portal.

Power.

PPP, point to point protocol.

Print/printer.

Productivity.

Prompt.

Public domain.

RAM, random access memory.

Reboot.

Reboot.

Redundant.

Reference.

Resolution.

Restart.

Right justify.

ROM, read only memory.

Root directory.

Save.

Scan/scanner.

Screen.

Scroll/scrolling.

Sector.

Security.

Select.

Setup.

Shareware.

Site.

Software.

Sound.

Spreadsheet.

Stream.

Subdirectory.

Supercomputer.

Surge protector.

Syntax.

System.

Technology.

TB, terabyte.

Textbox.

Thesaurus.

Toggle.

Topology.

Touchpad.

Tower case.

Trackball.

Trap door.

UNIX.

Upload.

UPS, uninterruptable power supply.

URL, uniform resource locator.

User.

Utilities.

Vector.

Version.

Video.

Virus.

Voice.

Web.

Web page.

Web site.

Wildcard.

Window.

Wireless.

Workstation.

Worm.

WWW. world wide web.

Zip.

My name is Walter Ripley. I grew up in Kansas, where I attended the Kansas School for the Deaf.

I attended College at Gallaudet University and received my bachelor's degree in math. After graduating, I worked at the Maryland School for the Deaf for several years. I returned to school with Western Maryland College, where I received my master's degree in deaf education. I then went to work at the Alabama School for the Deaf, where I have been for the past 13 years or so. I have two hearing children, a 10-year-old son and a seven-year-old daughter. My wife Becky grew up in California. She is also deaf. Currently, I teach math in the high school at the Alabama School for the Deaf. I also teach a computer course.

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An introduction to sign vocabulary that is specific to computers. Many interpreters, teachers, and students are unfamiliar with specialized sign vocabulary because the concepts occur infrequently in daily communication. In this video a Deaf professional signs vocabulary related to his field of expertise. The signs being demonstrated are commonly accepted by the Deaf community, but may not be the only sign for a specific word. Signs often vary across the country, so viewers are encouraged to confirm that signs used in this video are those used in their area/region of the country. Where appropriate, more than one sign or combinations of signs are demonstrated in this video for the same English word.

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