COMPUTER SCIENCE

COMPUTER SCIENCE

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Code
55878
ACADEMIC YEAR
2020/2021
CREDITS
6 credits during the 1st year of 8740 Modern languages and cultures (L-11) GENOVA

3 credits during the 1st year of 8741 Theories and techniques of interlingual mediation (L-12) GENOVA

SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
INF/01
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Modern languages and cultures)
semester
2° Semester
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This unit is divided into 2 sections: A, B. This page refers to the section
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

Computer Science concerns the representation, organization and automatic processing of information.

This course is focused on the applications and tools related to computer science, including  computers, networks and personal productivity softwares

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

To provide a set of knowledge and skills in the field of information technology to support the student in both academic path and professional activity. The course aims to provide theoretical and applicative knowledge for the understanding and use of computers and computer networks. The topics discussed in the theoretical part will be the following: digital representation of information, computer architecture, software and operating system, computer networks, the Internet and network application services. The theoretical part will be complemented by a part designed to provide practical knowledge on productivity software (Microsoft Word and Excel).

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

At the end of the course LCM students (6 CFU) will:
- be familiar with a set of basic knowledge on information and communication technologies
- have gained a deeper understanding of text encoding
- have acquired basic knowledge about image, audio and video coding
- have acquired basic knowledge about computer security
- have acquired advanced competences in the use of software tools (word processors and spreadsheets)

At the end of the course TTMI students (3 CFU) will:
- be familiar with a set of basic knowledge on information and communication technologies
- have gained a deeper understanding of text encoding
- have acquired advanced competences in the use of software tools (word processors and spreadsheets)

 

Teaching methods

Blended course composed of in class (6 hours) and online (30 hours) learning activities. Online lessons and activities are delivered through the AulaWeb learning platform.

Lessons will be held in the second semester

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Reading/bibliography will be provided on the course webpage on AulaWeb

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: Appointment by email

Ricevimento: Appointment by email

Exam Board

ILARIA TORRE (President)

SIMONE TORSANI

GIANNA REGGIO (President Substitute)

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Blended course composed of in class (6 hours) and online (30 hours) learning activities. Online lessons and activities are delivered through the AulaWeb learning platform.

Lessons will be held in the second semester

LESSONS START

Lessons will be held in the second semester

Blended course (in-class and online lessons).

 

 

EXAMS

Exam description

Online Quiz

 

Assessment methods

Exam test on the thoretical and the practical part.

- The theoretical part is different for LCM course and TTMI course, according to their programme respectively

- The practical part concerns  Word and Excel software and is similar to exercises that are available on AulaWeb learning platform.

FURTHER INFORMATION

Students are required to get a Competence Badge on AulaWeb learning platform in order to be admitted to the exams.

All the details are available on current year AulaWeb Learning Platform --> Informatica course