Computing II (2009/2010)

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Name of lecturer
Andrea Giachetti
Andrea Giachetti
Number of ECTS credits allocated
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Language of instruction
Sem. 1B dal Nov 16, 2009 al Jan 17, 2010.

Lesson timetable

Sem. 1B
Day Time Type Place Note
Tuesday 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall Zorzi B  
Thursday 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall Zorzi B  

Learning outcomes

The course should give the students technical background to design and realize effective computer based interactive applications and web sites. The main subject of the course will be Human Computer Interaction, with discussion of Usability of user applications and web sites.


- 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
- Contents and expression, web site design
- Content Management Systems, Blog, Wiki, 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, with possible additional evaluation of practical activity performed during the lessons.