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Introduction to Informatics

AIM

The purpose of 'Introduction to Informatics' is to provide basic knowledge so that the student will be able to follow the progress of informatics, especially as it pertains to Dentistry, and effectively use applications during undergraduate and postgraduate training, life-long learning, in the clinical setting and in research.

CONTENT OF THE COURSE

Basic concepts; computer architecture, technical specifications, operating systems; Operating system basic functions; Networks, Internet, Computer security; Internet applications, e-mail, web; Internet applications, e-mail, web; Word processing; Word processing; Spreadsheets; Images and image manipulation; Presentations; Presentations.

EDUCATIONAL METHODS

  • Seminars.
  • Laboratorial exercise.

SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION

  • Attendance of 80% of seminars and laboratorial exercises.
  • Presentation of final work.