18067 - Computer Science Pass/Fail Examination

Course Unit Page

Academic Year 2019/2020

Learning outcomes

The goal of this course is to provide students with basic information technology notions, including: the use of a computer connected to the internet, spreadsheets, the Web and firm information systems. Considering both proprietary and open source technologies.
At the end of the course, students will be expected to have a basic skill for: - using personal computers and spreadsheets; - using the Web, search engines and communication mechanisms; - using firm information systems.

Course contents

Basic Notions on Operating systems and computer architectures.
Configuration and use of a PC connected to the Internet.
Spreadsheets and search engines.
Firms information systems, networks and Web infrastructure.
Databases and SQL queries.

Readings/Bibliography

Informatica per l'impresa tra soluzioni proprietarie ed open source.
Mauro GASPARI, Gianluigi ROVEDA
Pitagora Editrice, 2017 (Third Edition)

Teaching methods

lectures and laboratory

Assessment methods

Written test including three exercises: an SQL query, a spreadsheet exercise; and an exercise on computer networks (including 3 open questions).

Teaching tools

blackboard video projector + computer, laboratory

Links to further information

http://http://www.cs.unibo.it/~gaspari/teaching/

Office hours

See the website of Mauro Gaspari