Multiple-choice test and use of the pc to create, manage and format a text document, a multimedia presentation, and some spreadsheets.
The student will understand the basic principles of Computer Science as well as both theoretical and practical aspects to correctly use operating systems and online resources.
The student will learn how to create and manage files using word processors and software for handling spreadsheets and multimedia presentations.
The course overviews the main topics in Computer Science and explains how to use office automation programs.
The topics that will be addressed in the theoretical lessons are the following:
- hardware architectures of modern computers;
- basic functionalities of modern operating systems and file systems management;
- algorithmic approach to solve problems;
- Internet and its services;
- Word processors;
- Presentation programs;
During the exercise classes, the student will understand how to use correctly word processors, presentation programs, and spreadsheets.
Dennis Curtin, Kim Foley, Kunal Sen, Cathy Morin, Informatica di base - VI edizione, McGraw Hill.
Chapters: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 13 (in total roughly 180 pages).
Face-to-face lectures, laboratory classes in which the student directly uses an office automation program, recorded video lectures.
All course material (slides, files used during laboratories, video lectures, ecc.) will be available in the course webpage.