Course: Biological Informatics

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Course title Biological Informatics
Course code KBI/P100
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course not specified
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
  • 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
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.


Assessment methods and criteria
Recommended literature
  • Brož, M. Microsoft Office Excel 2003 Podrobná uživatelská příručka.. CP Books, 2004.
  • Brož, M. Microsoft Office Word 2003 Podrobná uživatelská příručka..
  • Broža P. Notebook Praktická příručka uživatele.. CP Books, 2005.
  • Černý, J. Domácí internet.. CP Books, 2005.
  • Hlavenka, J. a kolektiv. Velká kniha vypalování CD a DVD.. CP Books, 2005.
  • Kolektiv autorů. Počítačová gramotnost. SoftPress. 2004.
  • Kolektiv autorů. S počítačem do Evropy - ECDL. Computer Press, Brno, 2004.
  • Lindner, P. Myška, M. Tůma, T. Velká kniha digitální fotografie.. CP Books, 2005.
  • Long, B. Schenk, S. Velká kniha digitálniho videa.. CP Books, 2005.
  • Magera, I. Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2003 Podrobná uživatelská příručka.. CP Books, 2005.
  • Messmer H.-P., Dembrowski K. Velká kniha hardware. CP Books. 2005.
  • Městecký, M. Microsoft Office Outlook 2003 Podrobná uživatelská příručka.. CP Books, 2004.
  • Morkes, D. Microsoft Office Access 2003 Podrobná uživatelská příručka.. CP Books, 2004.
  • Mueller, S. Osobní počítač - hardware, upgrade, opravy. Computer Press, Praha, 2003.
  • Norton P., Mueller J. Kompletní průvodce operačním systémem Windows XP. Softpress. 2003.
  • Stanek, R., Wiliam. Microsoft XP Profesional, Kapesní rádce administrátora. CP Books. 2004.

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