19E111URA - Practicum in Computer Applications

Course specification
Course title Practicum in Computer Applications
Acronym 19E111URA
Study programme Electrical Engineering and Computing
Type of study bachelor academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
    Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
    ESPB 2.0 Status elective
    Condition -
    The goal The aim of the course is to give students insight into computer architecture, procedure of building and using operating systems, web applications, server and client virtuelization, and cloud computing. Students will get familiar and learn how to work with the Microsoft Office suite. They will gain the ability to work independently with the various software packages mentioned above.
    The outcome Introduction to the computer science basic concepts, such as computer architecture, internet, operating systems, virtuelization and cloud computing. The students are able to implement and format the different types of documents, such as text, spreadsheet, visual presentation.
    URL to the subject page
    URL to lectures
    Contents of lectures Personal Computer: computer organization, processor and motherboard, memory modules, other devices, software components. Operating systems: concepts, modules, filesystems, system calls, organization, graphic user interface. Internet and services, addressing, web applications, future trends, IoT. Virtualization: concepts, server and client. Cloud computing: usage, purpose, IaaS, PaaS, SaaS.
    Contents of exercises MS Word: example, working panel, files, document elements, tools. MS Excel: example, work space, data types, expressions, referencing cells, functions, formatting layout, charts, templates. MS Power Point: demonstrative example, what and how to present, master slide, templates.
    1. Computer Organization and Design: The Hardware/Software Interface, David A. Patterson , John L. Hennessy, Elsevier (Original title)
    2. Cloud Computing: Concepts, Technology and Architecture, T. Erl, Z. Mahmood, R. Puttini, The Prentice Hall (Original title)
    3. Microsoft Office 365 & Office 2016: Introductory, D. Beskeen, C. Cram, J. Duffy, L. Friedrichsen, E. Reding, Course Technology Ptr (Original title)
    Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
    Lectures Exercises OTC Study and Research Other classes
    1 1
    Methods of teaching PowerPoint presentations for lectures, laboratory exercises with individual work
    Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
    Pre obligations Points Final exam Points
    Activites during lectures 0 Test paper 70
    Practical lessons 30 Oral examination 0
    Projects 0
    Colloquia 0
    Seminars 0