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CODE 58201
ACADEMIC YEAR 2023/2024
CREDITS
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
SEMESTER 1° Semester
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

The course aims to provide the fundamentals in the use of Information Technology and English for Sports Science.

 

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course prepares the students to reach an effective level of knowledge and understanding of English for Sports Science as well as developing their IT skills to meet the challenges of a modern professional world.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

English Language

At the end of the course, students will be able to:

  • undertsand the main points in English on familiar topics related to sport
  • express themselves clearly and concisely on familiar topics related to sport
  • describe a sport and relate their experience and ambitions

IT Skills

At the end of the course, students will be able to:

  • use the LibreOffice suite, especially Calc, to analyze, process and visualize data
  • access thematic and bibliographic databases available online.

PREREQUISITES

English Language

Being a master's course, the student must have acquired, during the three-year course, a B1 level of English according to the parameters of the Common European Framework of Reference.

IT Skills

To make conscious use of spreadsheets, the student must have basic mathematical skills and reasoning and analysis abilities, typically covered in undergraduate maths courses.

 

 

TEACHING METHODS

English Language

Lessons will be held in face-to-face classes for a total of 20 hours over 10 weeks.Lesson attendance is compulsory as per the Education Regulations. The lessons will be given entirely in English with the aim of developing reading, listening, speaking and writing skills. They envisage practical exercises, communicative activities and problem-solving through collaborative learning: pairwork, groupwork. Lessons are enhanced by the use of multimedia and online resources. The teaching material is available on Microsoft Teams and/or aulaweb. The students are advised to bring a laptop or tablet to the lessons.

IT Skills

Lessons and guided workshops will be held in face-to-face classes for a total of 20 hours over 10 weeks. The teaching material will be available on the Aulaweb module, and will include links to videos and online resources. Students are required to have a laptop, and will receive assistance installing LibreOffice with English user interface.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

English Language

The course includes the presentation and discussion of the following topics:

  • Daily conversation
  • Sport and leisure
  • Body and movement
  • Health and injuries
  • Sports rules and techniques
  • Experience and ambitions

IT Skills

The course includes introductory lessons followed by guided workshops on how to find information on the web and process and display data using Calc. In detail, the topics covered will be:

  • an overview of the operating system and the file system
  • use of compressed archives (zip format)
  • general features of spreadsheets
  • data entry, import (csv format), editing and formatting
  • charts for displaying tabular data
  • formulas, functions, absolute/relative references, mnemonic names
  • filters to hide/rearrange data
  • pivot tables to create aggregated data
  • data analysis tools
  • export of sheets in pdf format (optional)
  • online information: open data, thematic banks, bibliographic banks.

 

 

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

English Language

The teaching material (specific texts on grammar, vocabulary and various links) will be made available on aulaweb and/or Microsoft Teams.

IT Skills

The teaching material (including any video recordings) will be made available on aulaweb. It is also possible to consult and download the LibreOffice documentation in English https://documentation.libreoffice.org/en/english-documentation.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

JAMES LOGAN REYNOLDS (President)

EUGENIO MOGGI (President Substitute)

LESSONS

LESSONS START

The course will take place in the 1st semester. The class timetable will be available at the following link: https://easyacademy.unige.it/portalestudenti/.

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

The exam consists of two independent tests: an oral test in English and a laboratory test with LibreOffice. A final pass is obtained by passing both tests.

For students with disabilities or with DSA, the exam procedures comply with the University regulations for carrying out exams (https://unige.it/disabilita-dsa).

ASSESSMENT METHODS

English Language

The oral exam will evaluate the ability to undertsand familiar topics related to sport, express the acquired knowledge in a clear and concise manner, describe their sport and relate their experience and ambitions using the specialized lexis correctly.

 

IT Skills

The test assesses the ability to adequately use the Calc spreadsheet.

 

Exam schedule

Data Ora Luogo Degree type Note
23/01/2024 09:00 GENOVA Laboratorio
16/02/2024 09:00 GENOVA Laboratorio
12/06/2024 14:00 GENOVA Orale
18/06/2024 09:00 GENOVA Laboratorio
10/07/2024 14:00 GENOVA Orale
19/07/2024 09:00 GENOVA Laboratorio
03/09/2024 09:00 GENOVA Laboratorio
23/01/2025 12:00 GENOVA Orale
13/02/2025 12:00 GENOVA Orale

FURTHER INFORMATION

In case of certification of specific learning disability, disability or other special educational needs, please
contact both the Department contact person, Prof. Nicola Girtler, and the lecturer at the beginning of the
lectures to agree on the teaching and exam methods. In compliance with the teaching objectives, these will take into
account individual learning methods and provide suitable compensatory/dispensatory tools recognized by the University SLD Student Service.

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