Data Collection and Processing
|Course code module||1BBMW-041|
|Semester:||1st and 2nd semester|
|Study load (hours)||112|
|Language of instruction:||Dutch|
|Semester exam information:||exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester|
|Contract restriction information:||exam contract not possible|
Basi knowledge of the English language is required since most papers that need to be discussed will be written in English.
The student only needs an 'end-user' capability regarding the personal computer.
2. Objectives (expected learning outcomes)
The student must be able to solve a limited and well-defined problem in the biomedical field, using search engines and library databases, all in an autonomous way.
3. Course content
The course is mainly ¿hands-on¿ in the computer class, after a theoretical introduction on library catalogues, databases, search engines etc. At the same time, there will be a basic introduction in the use of the Windows operating system from the point of view of an end-user, as well as on frequently used office software and Windows-based email software. The topics of the search will be situated in the biomedical field, coming from chemistry, cellbiology, histology, anatomy and so on. Next, the student will have to show their ability to use the search engines in such a way that within a limited amount of time, a solution can be provided for a well-defined problem in the biomedical field. All this is done interactively and by using electronic post.
4. Teaching method
Direct contact: LecturesExercise sessions
5. Assessment method
Exam: Open bookMultiple choiceOpen questions
Written assignment: Without oral presentation
6. Compulsory reading – study material
Adequate notes will be available through the Internet.
7. Recommended reading - study material
General literature regarding search activities on the internet, basics about word processing and spreadsheets.
laatste aanpassing: last update: 01/06/2006 01:01 ecampus