Course: Using Modern Informative Technologies in the Biological Sciences I

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Course title Using Modern Informative Technologies in the Biological Sciences I
Course code KBI/ITBV1
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Štofik Marcel, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
Course main topics: " Computer and laboratory hardware - structure, instalation and control by appropriete software. " Operating system MS Windows - security, software (instaling/uninstaling), basic settings, virtual printers. " Internet - comunication, bibliographic databases and scientific search engines on internet. " Digital data - processing and storage (mainly pdf and pictures), use of reference managers. " MS Office applications - basic skils for collecting, processing and presenting data in biology research.

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified
Learning outcomes
The main goal of the course is to provide students basic skils in informatics which are important for independent work with the computer in biology. Students will also practice how to work with bibliographic databases and scientific search engines on internet.

Prerequisites
unspecified

Assessment methods and criteria
unspecified
Recommended literature
  • Boldiš, P. Bibliografické citace podle ČSN ISO 690 a ČSN ISO 690-2. Část 1 - Citace: metodika a obecná pravidla. Verze 3.3.(2004). [online]. Dostupné z: <http://www.boldis.cz/citace/citace1.pdf>.
  • Boldiš, P. Bibliografické citace podle ČSN ISO 690 a ČSN ISO 690-2. Část 2 - Modely a příklady citací u jednotlivých typu dokumentu. Verze 3.0 (2004). [online]. Dostupné z: <http://www.boldis.cz/citace/citace2.pdf>.
  • Čevela, L. Digitální fotografie v programu GIMP. Computer Press, 2012.
  • ČSN ISO 690. Bibliografické citace.
  • Gémy, C. Scribus 1.3.5. Beginner's Guide. Packt Publishing, 2010.
  • Horný, S. Počítačová typografie a design dokumentů. Grada publishing, 1997.
  • Horný, Stanislav. Od DTP k pre-pressu, průvodce světem tvorby dokumentů. Grada, 1997.
  • Internetové zdroje. http://zotero.orghttp://www.gimp.orghttp://scribus.nethttps://support.google.com/drivehttp://www.citace.comhttp://wokinfo.com/training_support/guidesfactsheetshttp://apps.webofknowledge.comhttp://www.scopus.comhttp://google.com.
  • Puckett J. Zotero. A Guide for Librarians, Researchers and Educators, ACRL, 2011.
  • Šesták, Z. Jak psát a přednášet o vědě.. Praha: Academia, 2000.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Science Biology (A14) Biology courses 1 Winter