Course: Informatics I

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Course title Informatics I
Course code KIN/INN1
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
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.
  • Skrbek Jan, doc. Ing. Dr.
  • Žižka Tomáš, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Hubínka Zbyněk, Ing.
  • Zádová Vladimíra, Ing. Ph.D.
  • Kubát David, Ing. Ph.D., Ing.Paed.IGIP
  • Motejlek Jiří, Ing.
  • Rozmajzl Petr, Ing.
Course content
Lectures: 1. Introduction to study: Information society and information 2. Definitions of information, information barriers, information overload 3. Information levels, signals, codes, data 4. Sense of information, value of information, competence, information and knowledge 5. Data-processing and data-transmission, transmission channel 6. Modulation, characters, codes 7. Codes and coding, numerical systems and codes, redundancy, compression Exercises: 1. Introduction - into computer laboratory and PC 2. Windows XP, LIANE, Internet, e-mail 3. Word processors, Microsoft, base text functions 4. Word - correspondence, mail-merge, formatting, tables 5. Word - import, application of fields, database module 6. Word - macros, advanced functions 7. Word - test of knowledge 8. Internet and World Wide Web 9. Spreadsheets, introduction to MS-Excel 10. Excel - document, formatting, import of objects 11. Excel - pages and sheets, data application 12. Excel - contingence table, tools 13. Excel - advanced applications 14. Test of knowledge

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monological explanation (lecture, presentation,briefing), Laboratory work
  • Class attendance - 42 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The aim of the course is to acquaint students with the basics of application of informatics in practice, suggesting possibilities of computer usage in office and management, the most important use of a PC. The course focuses on understanding the nature of information, the impact of ICT on dynamic changes in the social and economic environment. In the field of practical applications, students familiarize with wider possibilities of using personal computers in detail during exercises. The course emphasis is on matters associated with the use with operating systems for personal computers, integrated software package Office and computer 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

Active participation on seminars ? min. 80%, successful passing of written test of practical part of this course min. 65%
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.

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