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School of Psychology
Course unit
PSP5070098, A.A. 2019/20

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2019/20

Information on the course unit
Degree course First cycle degree in
PS2192, Degree course structure A.Y. 2015/16, A.Y. 2019/20
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 3.0
Type of assessment Evaluation
Course unit English denomination COMPUTER SKILLS
Department of reference Department of General Psychology
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction English
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 PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCE

Teacher in charge MARCO DADDA M-PSI/02

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Other -- -- 3.0

Course unit organization
Period Second semester
Year 1st Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
Hours of
Individual study
Lecture 3.0 21 54.0 No turn

Start of activities 02/03/2020
End of activities 12/06/2020
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2015 course timetable

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
5 2019 01/10/2019 30/09/2020 DADDA MARCO (Presidente)
AGRILLO CHRISTIAN (Membro Effettivo)
SARTORI LUISA (Membro Effettivo)
SPOTO ANDREA (Membro Effettivo)

Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of the computer (software and hardware components).
Very rough familiarity with word processing (word) and spreadsheets (excel).
Target skills and knowledge: This course covers computer skills and history of computers and of operating systems . The specific applications used are Windows, MacOSX, Word, Excel and PowerPoint. The course material is based on Windows and Microsoft Office 2013.
Examination methods: Theoretical part (multiple-choice, true-false questions)
Practical part (making word formatting, graphing and excel calculation)
Assessment criteria: The student will have to prove a satisfactory understanding of the most relevant features in terms of hardware and software components. The student's ability to manage word documents and to perform calculations will be verified
Course unit contents: gain a basic understanding of computer components.
work with windows, toolbars, and command menus.
perform basic word and excel processing and graphic tasks.
explore Web browsing basics
backup files, save, copy, and organize the work
history of computer
history of machine languages
hardware and software
current major OS
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Practical activities during the course
Exercises available online
Additional notes about suggested reading: The course material for this course is posted online under 'Course Manual' on the moodle platform. You will need a flash drive to save your work and the course material.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)

Innovative teaching methods: Teaching and learning strategies
  • Auto correcting quizzes or tests for periodic feedback or exams
  • Use of online videos
  • Loading of files and pages (web pages, Moodle, ...)

Innovative teaching methods: Software or applications used
  • Moodle (files, quizzes, workshops, ...)
  • Kaltura (desktop video shooting, file loading on MyMedia Unipd)