COMPUTER SCIENCE SKILL

COMPUTER SCIENCE SKILL

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Code
72631
ACADEMIC YEAR
2019/2020
CREDITS
3 credits during the 1st year of 10842 LEGAL SERVICES IN BUSINESS AND PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION (L-14) GENOVA
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (LEGAL SERVICES IN BUSINESS AND PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION)
semester
2° Semester
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The course aims to presents main computer science principles and technologies and to improve students skills related to the use of software tools useful for their future job.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course aims at providing the basic principles and technologies of Computer Science (e.g. hardware, software and computer networks), with practical aspects represented by use of an operative system (and in particular the file management); the use of a word processing application for creating and formatting documents,  and the legal information retrieval via Internet and the World Wide Web service (i.e. offline and online databases, especially the CED of the Corte Suprema di Cassazione, the databases of the Italian Parliament, the Istituto Poligrafico dello Stato and the European Union will be considered). 

Teaching methods

Lessons and tutorials

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Algorithms, programs and computers

Von Neumann architecture

The representation of information

Operating and information systems

Computer networks

Digital Public administration, PEC and digital signature

Digital data

Legal databases

Using a GUI operating system

Sending and receiving e-mail messages

Using word processors

Using spreadsheets

Web programming (non-attending students)

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Lecture notes, which cover most of the contents.

Book: G. Ziccardi e P. Perri, Tecnologia e diritto. Fondamenti d'informatica per il giurista, Giuffrè, Milano, 2017. ISBN: 978-8814222610 

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

DANIELE D'AGOSTINO (President)

EDOARDO RIGONI

STEFANO COSTANTINI

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Lessons and tutorials

LESSONS START

I semester from September 16th to December 6th 2019 (12 weeks)
II semester from February 17th to May 9th 2020 (12 weeks)

EXAMS

Exam description

The examination consists of

• A written test on the theoretical topics of the course

• A practical test on the usage of a wor processor or  a spreadsheet

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
16/12/2019 11:15 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
13/01/2020 11:15 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
03/02/2020 11:15 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
11/05/2020 11:15 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
01/06/2020 11:15 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
22/06/2020 11:15 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
06/07/2020 11:15 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
07/09/2020 11:15 GENOVA Scritto + Orale

FURTHER INFORMATION

Students that acquired the ECDL can take just an oral exam