Computer Science I

Master's degree in Prehistoric Archaeology and Rock Art
3 ECTS; 1º Ano, Anual, 7,0 TP + 12,0 TC + 8,0 S

Lecturer

Prerequisites
Not applicable.

Objectives
An introduction to computer science applied to archaeology at user level. Resources, contents and information dissemination.

Program
1. Introduction to computer science.
2. What is open software? Open software in Europe. The Brazilian case. Ongoing projects, products, documents and links. Discussion forums.
3. Freeware and Shareware. How to use the open office, Grimp and other open software programs for individual use.
4. The e-mail. Mailing lists on archaeology, geology and related subjects.
5. The Mozilla composer...

Evaluation Methodology
Continuous assessment. Practical assignment: build a webpage applying acquired knowledge.

Bibliography

Method of interaction
Theoretical and practical classes supported by powerpoint and internet resources.

Software used in class