Course detail

Applied Computer Technology

FEKT-MPA-APTAcad. year: 2023/2024

Fundamentals and examples of problems' solutions in applied computer technology. Overviw and practice of application IT means. Fundamental theoretic overview and practical skills in application of IT means.

Language of instruction


Number of ECTS credits


Mode of study

Not applicable.

Entry knowledge

The subject knowledge on the Bachelor´s degree level is requested.

Rules for evaluation and completion of the course

Maximum 70 points for completed tasks during the semester, 30 points final test.
The content and forms of instruction in the evaluated course are specified by a regulation issued by the lecturer responsible for the course and updated for every academic year.


The aim of course is to make students familiar with IT applications in various activities areas.
Knowledges: overview of activities that can be aided by means of IT and related aspects.

Study aids

Not applicable.

Prerequisites and corequisites

Not applicable.

Basic literature

Newby, T., Stepich, D. Legman, J.-Russell, J.: Instructional Technology for Teaching and Learning: Designing Instruction, Integrating Computers, and Using Media. Prentice Hall, 2000. ISBN: 0-13-914052-2 (EN)
Mendenhall, W., Bever, R., J., Beaver, B., M.: Introduction to probability and statistics: metric version. 15 edition. Boston: Cengage, 2018. ISBN 978-0-357-11446-9. (EN)
Brase, Ch., H., Brase, C., P.: Statistics: concepts and methods. 10th ed. Boston: Brooks/Cole, c2012. ISBN 978-1-111-57004-0. (EN)
Diggle, P., Chetwynd, A.: Statistics and scientific method: an introduction for students and researchers. Oxford: Oxford University Press, c2011. ISBN 978-0-19-954318-2. (EN)
Daim, T., U.: Technology development: multidimensional review for engineering and technology managers. Cham: Springer, c2014. Innovation, Technology, and Knowledge Management. ISBN 978-3-319-05650-0. (EN)

Recommended reading

Not applicable.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme MPA-MEL Master's, 1. year of study, winter semester, compulsory-optional
  • Programme MPAD-MEL Master's, 1. year of study, winter semester, compulsory-optional

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


Introduction, overview and analysis of applied computer technology, applied computer technology for creative thinking and problem solving
Computer software, license policy, types of software license, legislative aspects of computer application, authorial law
Application for presentation developing and formation
Graphical editors, graphical standards and computer animation
Applications for measurement and data collection
Information systems, process and data analysis
Applications for data sorting and processing
Applications for quality management operations and production planning
Applications for design of experiments
Work with data and databases, data from database publication
Scientifics’ applications, graphical and numerical data analysis
Web presentations, web design, web graphics
Applications in the Internet area, computer viruses
Overview of hardware components and relations between them

Exercise in computer lab

39 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


Developoping of overveiew of applied computer technology by using mindmaps
Applications for creative thinking and problem solving
Scientics applications and statistical interpretation of measurement
Work with analytical tables
Applied graphical data analysis
Applied numerical data analysis
Work with visual basic and using macros
Using database for data analysis
Applicatons for document typographical treatment
Applied computer technology for critical path of technological stream evaluation
User environment for work with database, sorting and selection
Examples, case studies related to applied computer technology