Course: Informatics I

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Course title Informatics I
Course code KIN/IN1
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory, Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements Course does not contain work placement
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Nejedlová Dana, Ing. Ph.D.
  • Weinlich Petr, Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
Lectures ( topics): 1. Introduction to study: Information society and information. 2. The impact of the ICT development on an enterprise and society, age information attributes, Kondratiev waves, changes in the business environment. 3. Information technology and human beings, mobile technologies and advanced services, information barriers, cognitive aspects of information, information overload. 4. Defining information for various disciplines, Wiener and Shannon's definition of information, entropy. 5. Semiotic model of information levels, signals-modulation, processing, transmission channel, signs, data levels. 6. Codes and coding, numerical system and codes, numerical systems, redundancies, compression. 7. Semantic and pragmatic rules of information processing, knowledge, competence, information value, decision - making. Information technology and human beings, mobile technologies and advance services, information barriers, cognitive aspects of information, information overload. Seminars (topics): 1. OS Windows, LIANE, network, Internet, email 2. Text processors, Microsoft, basic text functions. 3. MS Word - correspondence, formatting tables. 4. MS Word - import, application of fields, editing, a database module. 6. MS Word - macros, advanced functions, working with quotations. 7. MS Word test. 8. Internet and World Wide Web. 9. Spread sheets, introduction to MS-Excel. 10. MS Excel - documents, formatting, editing, importing objects. 11. MS Excel - linking pages and sheets, data application 12. MS Excel - contingency table, tools 13. MS Excel - advanced applications, saving and protecting files and their parts.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monological explanation (lecture, presentation,briefing), Laboratory work
  • Class attendance - 42 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
This module acquaints students with the basics of application of informatics in practice. It deals with possibilities of application of computers and ICT in offices and management of organizations. Special stress is given to understanding of merits of information and influences of ICT to dynamic changes of society as well as business environment. In tutorials students learn wider opportunities of use of personal computers, especially the use of their operating system, office suite SW, and information communications.
Students obtain knowledge in given course in accordance with requirements and course programme, possibility to continue in Informatics 2.
Base computer literacy

Assessment methods and criteria
Written exam, Systematické pozorování studenta, Written assignment, Presentation of acquired knowledge via paper

Recommended literature
  • Doucek, P. (ed). Informační management v informační společnosti. Praha, 2013. ISBN 978-80-7431-079-3.
  • Gála, L., Pour, J., Šedivá, Z. Podniková informatika: 2. přepracované a aktualizované vydání. Grada, Praha, 2009. ISBN 978-80-247-2615-1.
  • Hearn, J., Heiskanen, T., eds. Information society and workplace: spaces, boundaries and agency. Taylor and Francis, London, 2007. ISBN 9780415439862.
  • KISLINGEROVÁ, Eva a kol. Nová ekonomika: nové příležitosti?. Praha: C.H. Beck, 2011. ISBN 978-80-7400-403-2.
  • LAUDON, K. C.; LAUDON, J. P. Management Information Systems. Managing the Digital Firm. 12. vyd.. ISBN 978-0-13-214285.
  • PECINOVSKÝ, J.; PECINOVSKÝ, R. Office 2010.. Praha, Grada, 2010. ISBN 978-80-247-3620-4.
  • Požár, J. Manažerská informatika. Plzeň, 2010. ISBN 978-80-7380-276-9.
  • Rosický, A. Informace a systémy: Základy teorie pro úspěšnou praxi. Oeconomica, Praha, 2010. ISBN 978-80-245-1629-5.
  • Rybička, J., Talandová, P. Informatika pro ekonomy. Alfa, Praha, 2009. ISBN 978-80-87197-24-0.
  • SKLENÁK, Vilém. Data, informace, znalosti a Internet. Praha: C.H. Beck, 2009. ISBN 80-7179-409-0.
  • VYMĚTAL, Jan. Informační zdroje v odborné literatuře. Praha: Wolters Kluwer, 2010. ISBN 978-80-7357-520-5.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Science, Humanities and Education Study plan (Version): Recreology (20) Category: Physical education and sport - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: Winter