Computing II (2007/2008)

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Name of lecturer
Andrea Giachetti
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Academic sector
Language of instruction
Sem. I B dal Nov 12, 2007 al Dec 20, 2007.
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Lesson timetable

Sem. I B
Day Time Type Place Note
Wednesday 2:00 PM - 3:40 PM lesson Lecture Hall Zorzi B  
Thursday 11:50 AM - 1:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall Informatica 1  
Friday 11:50 AM - 1:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall Zorzi B  

Learning outcomes

The course should give the students technical background to design and realize computer based teaching applications and e-learning web sites. In detail, two will be the basic section of the course:
- Human Computer Interaction, design of user interfaces and effective web sites.
- Content Management Systems and e learning tools


- Information processes
- Man, machines, interaction modes
- Design of the interaction, Software engineering basics
- Computer tools for collaborative work
- Ubiquitous computing, simulation, augmented and virtual reality
- Hypertexts, multimedia and WWW
- Web site types
- Web site architecture, HW/SW
- Open source software and applications
- Contents and expression, web site design
- Content Management Systems, Blog, Wiki, podcast.
- E-Learning systems
- E learning tools in action
- Web site usability
- Web site accessibility

Reference Books:
Alan Dix, Janet Finlay, Gregory D. Abowd, Russell Beale , “Interazione uomo-macchina”- McGraw-Hill 2004 ISBN: 9788838661808

Assessment methods and criteria

Written test and optional experimental/oral test.