78510 - Informatics

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This teaching activity contributes to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN 2030 Agenda.

Gender equality Decent work and economic growth

Academic Year 2021/2022

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course, the student will have the basic knowledge about computer tools useful for their profession.

Course contents

- Introduction to computer science, from the point of view of a user of computer services.
- Introduction to computer architecture.
- Introduction to programming languages and software.
- Operating systems and computer networks.
- Internet and the world-wide-web.
- Two useful applications: Microsoft Excel and Word


Dennis P. Curtin, Kim Foley, Kunal Sen, Cathleen Morin

Informatica di Base  (sesta edizione, a cura di Agostino Marengo)

McGraw-Hill, 2016

Teaching methods

Lectures with the help of a beamer.

Assessment methods

Small-size project and oral examination

Teaching tools

No prior knowledge is required.

Links to further information


Office hours

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