Computer Applications in the Humanities

LFIAL1291  2017-2018  Louvain-la-Neuve

Computer Applications in the Humanities
3.0 credits
15.0 h + 15.0 h
1q

Teacher(s)
François Aurore ; Vesentini Frédéric (compensates François Aurore) ;
Language
Français
Prerequisites

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Content
The aim of this course relating to the application of information technology to humanities and history, is to raise students' awareness of the possibilities which the use of computer science in their field represents.
During this course we will deal with the following in particular:
  • introducing the students to information technology functionality and concepts and to the technical, legal and social challenges posed by the introduction of information and communication technologies, generally but also within their disciplines;
  • becoming familiar with basic administrative software;
  • exploring the possibilities offered by information technology for document research and processing information in their respective disciplines.
These lessons will include both elements of theory and practical work.
 
Teaching methods
  • Theoretical course
  • Practical sessions in the information technology pool;
 
Evaluation methods
The final mark (/20) will be distributed as follows:
  • theoretical section: 10 points (written exam)
  • practical section: 10 points (exam at the computer workstation: 70%; work submitted during the year: 30%)
 
Other information

Nil.

Bibliography

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Faculty or entity


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