COMPUTER SCIENCE

COMPUTER SCIENCE

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Code
58020
ACADEMIC YEAR
2019/2020
CREDITS
1 credits during the 1st year of 8745 MEDICINE AND SURGERY (LM-41) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
INF/01
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (MEDICINE AND SURGERY)
modules
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

Most of the students know how to use quickly and efficiently their smartphones, often being seen by older people as "computer geniuses". However, they often ignore the basics of how computers work and what happens behind a friendly graphical interface. The course aims to provide a basic computer literacy for those who will become health professionals and will have to deal with computers in all aspects of their work.

AIMS AND CONTENT

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The student will acquire theoretical and practical knowledge to understand the basic operation of computers (hardware and software), use competently major web services (e-mail and browsing) and know how to select the information technology tools that will need during medical practice.

Teaching methods

Teaching will take place through four lectures of two hours each, carried out with theoretical and practical approach. The student will practice at home by applying the knowledge gained.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Hardware: how computers work

Software: operating systems and licenses

Networks, Internet, Cloud Computing

Web browsing, email, encryption, security and defense from attacks

Digital images, videos, files and formats, office suites and utilities

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Corse slides uploaded in AulaWeb

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: By appointment by email at the DIBRIS department room (S04 room, 2nd floor Villa Bonino) in Viale Francesco Causa 13, Genoa. The teacher can be contacted via Aulaweb and via email at gianni.vercelli@unige.it During the  semester the teacher will be available at the end of the planned activities, always by appointment, except impediments.

Exam Board

DARIO MASSABO' (President)

GIANNI VIARDO VERCELLI (President)

LUCA REPETTO

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Teaching will take place through four lectures of two hours each, carried out with theoretical and practical approach. The student will practice at home by applying the knowledge gained.

EXAMS

Exam description

Six multiple choice questions with one correct answer, no penalty for incorrect answers. Each correct answer is worth 5 points.

Assessment methods

The student will acquire theoretical and practical knowledge to understand the basic operation of computers (hardware and software), use competently major web services (e-mail and browsing) and know how to select the information technology tools that will need during medical practice

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
17/06/2020 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
20/07/2020 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
09/09/2020 09:00 GENOVA Scritto

FURTHER INFORMATION

Students will be received by the teacher prior arrangement via email.