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 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;
Dennis Curtin, Kim Foley, Kunal Sen, Cathy Morin, Informatica di base - VI edizione, McGraw Hill.
Chapters: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 9, 13 (in total roughly 140 pages).
Face-to-face lectures, recorded video lectures.
All course material (slides, video lectures, ecc.) will be available in the course webpage.