ENGLISH AND COMPUTER SCIENCE III
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Acquisition by students of the capability of understanding English texts of scientific, medical or professional matter, in order to get up to date and improve their professional knowledge and skills.
Informatics(teacher, Roberto Covati) knowledge of the following items: 1) Computer architecture. Main components and function mechanisms. 2)Representation of informations inside computer. 3) Operative system and main applications of office automation. 4) Digital images. 4) Function principles of calculator network.
KNOWLEDGE OF ENGLISH GRAMMAR AND SCIENTIFIC-MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY
Course contents summary
Terminology: overall medical terminology; specific medical terminology concerning anatomy, physiology and pathology of the acoustic, ophthalmic, pulmonary, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, renal, osteo-articular and muscular-skeletal apparatuses. Terminology concerning central and peripheral nervous systems and the endocrine system.
Reading and translation of medical-scientific texts.
Informatics. the following items will be presented: 1) Computer architecture. Main components and function mechanisms. 2)Representation of informations inside computer. 3) Operative system and main applications of office automation. 4) Digital images. 4) Function principles of calculator network.
1.”Say Ah” di Alison Wardle Vol I. Piccin Editore.
2.“English on duty” di Linda Massari e Mary Jo Teriaca. Editore: Scienza Medica.
Stacey C.Sawyer, Brian K. Williams - Tecnologie dell'informazione e della comunicazione - McGraw-Hill
Ugo Eccli, Emanuele Maffia - OpenOffice.org guida completa - Apogeo
teaching and learning activities by making use of audiovisual instruments; interactive discussions.
written translation of English texts; multiple choice questions.
Informatics: oral and practical examination