16692 - Computer Science Lab-based Course (G.A)

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

Quality education Gender equality Sustainable cities Partnerships for the goals

Academic Year 2021/2022

Learning outcomes

At the end of the laboratory students have knowledge to understand the basic structure of Internet, the most important tool of the World Wide Web (e-mail, instant messaging, social networking, ...) and the debate on the knowledge and network society; they are also able to use ICT to find, assess, produce, present and exchange information and to communicate and participate to collaborative networks on Internet; they can analyze and evaluate critically tools and technologies for teaching and learning; they are able to use ICT for critical thinking, creativity and innovation; they are able to use ICT to design, document, monitor and assess activities.

Course contents

IMPORTANT: Erasmus students can contact the teacher to get more information: labs are in Italian, so it is fundamental to have at least a level A2 in Italian. Each lab is 24 hours and you must attend all lectures (only 25% of absence).

The lab aims to know, analyze, evaluate and experiment the online education resources to understand the potential they can have in the educational and didactic field-

In particular:

- reflections and critical knowledge about the design and the rule of new media and multimedia production aimed at teaching and education to Digital Citizenship;

- analyze the skills of the new media literacy for the contemporary educator, analyzing projects and good practices implemented, as well as the complex world of video games,apps and social media

At the end of the course students:

- knows how to use digital technologies to search, evaluate, storage, produce, present and share informations and moreover collaborate and participate in online communities.
- knows how to evaluate and choose educational technologies and tools for the classroom and for the documentation of the learning process
-knows how to empower learning, thinking and creativity with digital technologies.


Teacher will give you recommended reading and other contents to study in digital form.

Teaching methods

This is a laboratory with practical exercises to be done during lectures and at home. It is recommended to follow the instructions of the teacher in order to obtain the "idoneità" (final evaluation). In particular, you will work individually (participating in a forum; creating a blog; creating conceptual maps) and in small group (producing a digital storytelling).

Assessment methods

This Laboratory does not have grade, but "idoneità" (pass/fail evaluation).

Each lab is made of 3 ECTS: there are 24 hours in presence (8 hours for each ECTS) and 51 hours of individual study (each ECTS is 25 hours).

To get the "Idoneità" (final evaluation) students must attend all 24 hours (with active participation) and provide all assignments request.

Teaching tools

Lectures are usually in the computer lab with pc and interactive whiteboard, but also wll be use personal device

It is recommended to have a pc/laptop for the assignments to be done at home.

Office hours

See the website of Mariarosaria Nardone