cod. 1010231

Academic year 2021/22
1° year of course - Second semester
- Costantino MEDORI
Academic discipline
Informatica (INF/01)
Inglese scientifico e abilità linguistiche, informatiche e relazionali, pedagogia medica, tecnologie avanzate e a distanza di informazione e comunicazione
Type of training activity
50 hours
of face-to-face activities
5 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit

Integrated course unit module: SCIENTIFIC METHODOLOGY

Learning objectives

Essential knowledge of the use of medical databases and understanding of their investigation mechanisms.

Be able to extrapolate information from databases by carrying out descriptive and inferential statistical analyzes.

Knowing how to communicate scientific results through short presentations.


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Course unit content

How to select and analyze informations in databases.
Statistical analysis on databases with the program SPSS.
Boolean Algebra. Linear algebra: matrices and linear systems.

Full programme

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Selected chapters of the following books:

-Bodine E.N., Lenhart S., Gross L.J., Matematica per le scienze della vita, UTET, 2017.

-Mari L., Buonanno G., Sciuto D., Informatica e cultura dell'informazione, McGraw-Hill, Milano, 2013.

-Snyder L., Amoroso A., Fluency - Conoscere e usare l'informatica, 6 ed. con Mylab, etext, Pearson, Milano, 2011.

-Martin Bland – Statistica medica – 2009 Apogeo Education.

Teaching methods

Lectures, discussions and practical exercises on computer of several different topics.

Assessment methods and criteria

Written and pratical examination.

The trial will also evaluate the quality of student participation in class.

Other information

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