DIP101 Computer Studies (basic course)

Code DIP101
Name Computer Studies (basic course)
Status Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice
Level and type Undergraduate Studies, Academic
Field of study Computer Studies
Academic staff Jurijs Lavendels, Jurijs Ivanovs, Jeļena Jevsjukova, Andrejs Grigorjevs, Genadijs Zaļeskis, Eduards Rēns, Oksana Zavjalova, Lāsma Lēruma, Aleksejs Jurenoks
Credit points 3.0 (4.5 ECTS)
Parts 1
Annotation Provides academic insights into computer application development basics..
The main value is assigned to learning algorithmization as well as to the first practical development of computer programs..
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
Understanding of computers, their types, software. Skills in working in local computer networks as well as on the web. Skills in developing simple algorithms. Simple software development.
Learning outcomes
and assessment
Practical universal skills in working with computers. - Skills in working with computer in laboratory works, data acquisition from the web etc.
Acquiring the basics of algorithmization and the very first steps in programming. - Software development practice within laboratory research.
. - Estimating the exam grade, the following aspects are taken into account: -knowledge demonstrated in the written exam; - the quality of laboratory works done throughout the semester and the regularity of the work during the semester (meeting the deadlines).
Course prerequisites

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