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School of Psychology
Course unit
PSM0014223, A.A. 2017/18

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2017/18

Information on the course unit
Degree course First cycle degree in
PS1085, Degree course structure A.Y. 2017/18, A.Y. 2017/18
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 2.0
Type of assessment Evaluation
Course unit English denomination COMPUTER USE
Department of reference Department of Philosophy, Sociology, Education and Applied Psychology
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Single Course unit The Course unit CANNOT be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit is available ONLY for students enrolled in SOCIAL AND WORK PSYCHOLOGY (Ord. 2017)

Teacher in charge ANDREA BOBBIO M-PSI/05

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Other -- -- 2.0

Mode of delivery (when and how)
Period First semester
Year 1st Year
Teaching method frontal

Organisation of didactics
Type of hours Credits Hours of
Hours of
Individual study
Lecture 2.0 14 36.0 No turn

Start of activities 02/10/2017
End of activities 12/01/2018

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
5 2017/18 01/10/2017 30/11/2017 BOBBIO ANDREA (Presidente)
BEGLIOMINI CHIARA (Membro Effettivo)
CANOVA LUIGINA (Membro Effettivo)
DADDA MARCO (Membro Effettivo)
GRASSI MASSIMO (Membro Effettivo)
4 2016/17 01/10/2016 30/11/2017 BOBBIO ANDREA (Presidente)
BEGLIOMINI CHIARA (Membro Effettivo)
DADDA MARCO (Membro Effettivo)
GRASSI MASSIMO (Membro Effettivo)

Prerequisites: None.
Target skills and knowledge: The course aims to provide basic computer skills. As an example, at the end of the course the student should be able to: appropriately start up and shut down the computer, navigate the operating system and start applications, perform basic functions of file management, perform basic word processor and spreadsheet functions, manage print settings and print documents, create basic multimedia slideshow presentations.
Examination methods: Written examination (only) constituted by multiple-choice questions.
The MOODLE platform will also be a viable option in order to collect all the assessment information.
Assessment criteria: Student's assessment will be based on his/her mastery of key topics, concepts and technical language.
Course unit contents: - Hardware and Software.
- Windows.
- Working with programs.
- File management (with reference to MS Windows).
- Word processing (with reference to MS Word).
- Spreadsheets (with reference to MS Excel).
- Slideshow presentations (with reference to MS PowerPoint).
- Printing.
- Using e-mail.
- Accessing the Internet.
- Computer security best practices.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: The course is structured along a set of lectures, exercises (both individually and team-based) and group discussions.
Active participation is mandatory.
Additional notes about suggested reading: - Giuliani, D., & Dickson, M. M. (2015). Analisi statistica con Excel. Santarcangelo di Romagna (RN): Maggioli.
- Lazzari, M. (2014). Informatica umanistica. Milano: McGraw-Hill.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Clerici, A., De Pra, M., La nuova ECDL base, stantard e full standard. Per Windows 7, Office 2010 e 2013. Con software. Milano: Alpha Test, 2015. Cerca nel catalogo