Course: Introduction to IT

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Course title Introduction to IT
Course code KVD/UIN
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminar
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 1
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction Czech, English
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
Lecturer(s)
  • Filipi Zbyněk, PhDr. Ph.D.
  • Vrbík Václav, Doc. Ing. CSc.
  • Přibáň Tomáš, PhDr. Ph.D.
  • Jakeš Tomáš, PhDr. Ph.D.
  • Michalík Michal, Ing.
  • Benediktová Lenka, Mgr.
Course content
Error displaying numbers in a computer. Information theory. Definition of coding and classification codes. Character encoding. Security coding. Compression. Encryption. Finite automata. Formal languages. Artificial Intelligence.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture supplemented with a discussion, Lecture with practical applications, E-learning, Multimedia supported teaching, Students' portfolio, Skills demonstration, Seminar classes, Individual study, Students' self-study
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 20 hours per semester
  • Presentation preparation (report) (1-10) - 9 hours per semester
  • Undergraduate study programme term essay (20-40) - 20 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 26 hours per semester
  • Preparation for formative assessments (2-20) - 20 hours per semester
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 33 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional skills
use the skills resulting from the requirements of digital literacy
use mathematical apparatus up to the level of matrix calculus.
learning outcomes
professional knowledge
classification number system.
describe the contribution of understanding of the relevant concepts bases and foundations of information theory.
define an area of encoding in its breadth.
explain different ways of divisions codes used in digital technology.
to identify issues regarding encryption of digital communications based on knowledge of historical development.
describe the use of finite automata, formal languages and artificial intelligence in practice.
summarize developments in selected parts of the digital technology.
professional skills
perform conversions between number systems and calculations in them.
distinguish options used for displaying numbers on a computer, which demonstrates examples.
examples demonstrate the creation and use of some specific representatives codes used in digital technology.
analyzed on the basis of theoretical knowledge in practice utilized compression options.
used to derive specific encryption algorithms.
use basic formal means of solving many current problems, the implementation of the findings presented theory will yield concrete results.
general eligibility
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teaching methods
professional knowledge
Lecture supplemented with a discussion
E-learning
Multimedia supported teaching
Students' self-study
Individual study
Students' portfolio
Lecture with practical applications
professional skills
Interactive lecture
E-learning
Multimedia supported teaching
Skills demonstration
Individual study
general eligibility
Interactive lecture
E-learning
Skills demonstration
Students' self-study
Individual study
Students' portfolio
Seminar classes
assessment methods
professional knowledge
Combined exam
Test
Seminar work
Continuous assessment
Quality of a written report
Individual presentation at a seminar
professional skills
Combined exam
Test
Skills demonstration during seminar
Continuous assessment
general eligibility
Combined exam
Test
Seminar work
Continuous assessment
Recommended literature
  • Adámek, Jiří. Kódování. 1. vyd. Praha : SNTL, 1989. ISBN null.
  • Brookshear, J. Glenn; Smith, David T.; Brylow, Dennis. Informatika. 1. vyd. Brno : Computer Press, 2013. ISBN 978-80-251-3805-2.
  • Chytil. Gramatiky a automaty. SNTL, 1983.
  • Ježek, Karel; Ledvina, Jiří; Klečková, Jana. Počítače a programování. Plzeň : ZČU, 1995. ISBN 80-7082-162-0.
  • Jiroušek, Radim. Principy digitální komunikace. Vyd. 1. Voznice : Leda, 2006. ISBN 80-7335-084-X.
  • Kocourek, Petr. Přenos informace. 1. vyd, dotisk. Praha : ČVUT, 1996. ISBN 80-01-01169-0.
  • Salomon, David. Data compression : the complete reference. cop. 1998. New York : Springer, 1998. ISBN 0-387-98280-9.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Education Studies in Mathematics (16) Mathematics courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education - (16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Physics in Education (14) Physics courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Information Technologies in Education (14) Informatics courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Biology in Education (13) Biology courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Information Technologies in Education (16) Informatics courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Chemistry in Education (15) Chemistry courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education History in Education (16) History courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Geography in Education (13) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Physical Education in Education (13) Physical education and sport 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Physical Education in Education (17) Physical education and sport 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Biology in Education (16) Biology courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Physics in Education (16) Physics courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Geography in Education (16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Information Technologies in Education (15) Informatics courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Information Technologies in Education (13) Informatics courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Studies in Mathematics (14) Mathematics courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Geography in Education (14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Physical Education in Education (14) Physical education and sport 1 Summer
Faculty of Education English Language in Education (16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education English Language in Education (14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Information Technologies in Education (14) Informatics courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Information Technologies in Education (17) Informatics courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Russian Language in Education (17) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Chemistry in Education (13) Chemistry courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Studies in Mathematics (1) Mathematics courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Geography in Education (1) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Biology in Education (17) Biology courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education English Language in Education (17) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education History in Education (17) History courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Physics in Education (15) Physics courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Physical Education in Education (15) Physical education and sport 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Physics in Education (13) Physics courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Chemistry in Education (17) Chemistry courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Geography in Education (17) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Studies in Mathematics (15) Mathematics courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Chemistry in Education (14) Chemistry courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Biology in Education (14) Biology courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Geography in Education (15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Physical Education in Education (1) Physical education and sport 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Information Technologies in Education (17) Informatics courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education - (17) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Chemistry in Education (16) Chemistry courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Physical Education in Education (16) Physical education and sport 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Studies in Mathematics (13) Mathematics courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Studies in Mathematics (17) Mathematics courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Physics in Education (17) Physics courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Information Technologies in Education (16) Informatics courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Information Technologies in Education (13) Informatics courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Biology in Education (15) Biology courses 1 Summer