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Archived Curricula Guide 2017–2019
Curricula Guide is archieved. Please refer to current Curricula Guides
TIEY2 Introduction to Computer Sciences 3 ECTS
Organised by
Degree Programme in Computer Sciences
Corresponding course units in the curriculum
School of Information Sciences
Curricula 2015 – 2017

Keywords

Strategic themes: Responsible conduct of research

General description

The course is meant for the first year computer sciences majors.

Learning outcomes

After completing the course the student is expected to

-- know the basics of the history of computer sciences
-- be able to name subfields of computer sciences, figure the totality of computer sciences, and recognize relationships between computer sciences and neighbouring disciplines
-- be able to place the courses of the curriculum into the wholeness of computer sciences
-- be able to combine the fundamental ideas of computer sciences to the courses of the curriculum
-- be able to identify ethical questions related to computer professions and the applications of computer sciences
-- be able to read original, topical articles based on computer sciences research.

Contents

The fundamental ideas of computer sciences. History of computer sciences and the relationships between computer sciences and neighbouring disciplines. Computer sciences at the University of Tampere. Ethical questions related to computer professions and the applications of computer sciences.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 20 h 0 h

Teaching language

Finnish

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in course work 
In Finnish
Written exam 
In Finnish

Evaluation

Pass/fail.

Study materials

The material that is discussed in class or in the course net.
In addition, original articles presented in class.

Belongs to following study modules

Faculty of Communication Sciences
2018–2019
Teaching
For Open University students only
Faculty of Natural Sciences