Course Code: AP I 12 • Study year: I • Academic Year: 2024-2025
Domain: Administrative Sciences • Field of study: Public Administration
Type of course: Compulsory
Language of instruction: Romanian
Erasmus Language of instruction: English
Name of lecturer: Liana LuminiĊ£a Boca
Seminar tutor: Liana LuminiĊ£a Boca
Form of education Full-time
Form of instruction: Class / Seminary
Number of teaching hours per semester: 28
Number of teaching hours per week: 2
Semester: Summer
Form of receiving a credit for a course: Grade
Number of ECTS credits allocated 4

Course aims:

Knowledge of the main concepts in the IT area and use of different types efficiency-oriented computer applications (including online) office activity, research, translation.
Acquiring basic knowledge about IT concepts necessary for professional activity in the field.
Learning to use correctly a computer systems, efficient creation of complex documents and correct understanding of storage mechanisms and concepts / data recording, filtering and analysis.
Training and development of the ability to understand modern information technology used in current practice.

Course Entry Requirements:


Course contents:

  • Computing systems - elementary concepts

  • Using your computer

  • Internet: set up your personal email account, Microsoft Outlook presentation, Teams Platform, Online search techniques, search for trust sources, search for information of interest, use of a wiki system, translation sites (for translation specialized works)

  • Document Processing - Microsoft Word Text Editor

  • Microsoft Excel spreadsheet program
  • Creating academic presentations - Microsoft Power Point

Teaching methods:

Presentation, discussions, demonstrations, exemplification, suggested exercises, homework

Learning outcomes:

Knowledge of the basic components of a PC and of the Internet and of the principles of creation and formatting a document. 

Ability to create

- a document - medium complexity.

- an academic presentation in Microsoft Power Point - medium complexity.

Ability to send an email and find information on the Internet.

Troubleshooting in Excel (using simple functions, inserting charts, etc.) - medium level.

Learning outcomes verification and assessment criteria:

On-the-go verification: creating an academic paper on a given topic in Microsoft Office Word and an academic presentation in Power Point based on the same topic.

Recommended reading:

MURRAY, KATHERINE, Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft Press, Redmond, 2011, 337.
Kegg Darryl et. all, Microsoft Office 365 Administration Inside Out (Includes Current Book Service) (2nd Edition), Pearson Education, Inc., US, 2018, 1041.
Severance, Charles, Introduction to Networking: How the Internet Works, a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License, US, 2015, 119.