cod. 17105

Academic year 2015/16
3° year of course - First semester
Academic discipline
Indefinito/interdisciplinare (NN)
Abilità informatiche e telematiche
Type of training activity
15 hours
of face-to-face activities
3 credits
course unit
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Learning objectives

• Understand where does the computer and where it is taking at the moment.
• Provide basic knowledge on the structure of a personal computer.
• Giving all the elements for the use of common office applications.



Course unit content

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Full programme

• A brief history of computing: from the abacus to modern computers.
• The importance of Artificiali Intelligence (A.I.): Pascal, Turing and Minsky today.
• The unit of measurement information and flow charts.
• Hardware: components according VON NEUMANN (CPU, RAM, peripheral I/O, BUS).
• Software: Operating system and classification, processes and application software.
• Use basics S.O. Windows 7: Creating folders, files, and task manager
• Using Word basics (page layout, formatting text, paragraphs, tables and objects, headers and footers, table of contents).
• Using Excels basics (variable cell, formulas, functions, basics of statistics and graphics)
• Simple problems of developing algorithms and flowcharts


• Slide Professor's found at upon registration through authentication
• Giovanni Raho, Informatica applicata con applicazioni statistiche del foglio elettronico, Bottega del libro, Parma 2013

Teaching methods

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Assessment methods and criteria

Practical test in the computer lab which aims to assess the ability to use common office applications (Word, Excel) and theoretical question.

Other information

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