AEA_08 Computer Technology IA

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2019
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
prof. Mgr. Jiří Macháček, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Petr Dresler, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
prof. Mgr. Jiří Macháček, Ph.D.
Department of Archaeology and Museology - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Jitka Šibíčková
Supplier department: Department of Archaeology and Museology - Faculty of Arts
Tue 10:00–11:40 L11
Prerequisites (in Czech)
AEA_01 Introduction to Archaeology && AEA_73 Prospection methodology && ! NOWANY ( PAPVA_40 Computer Technology IA )
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 16 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 8/16, only registered: 0/16
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
Course description: Practice with the operating system Windows and with the word processing programme Word. Introduction to working with archaeological databases (the programmes Microsoft Access and Microsoft Excel).
  • 1. Introduction to computer aid in archaeology. 2. Theoretical bases of computer aid in archaeology. 3. Computer aid and archaeological method. 4. Archaeological analysis. Definitions of entities and qualities. 5. Archaeological descriptive systems. 6. Work with a database. Definition of database systems. Information on main database programmes. 7. Starting and closing of the Microsoft Access programme. Creating and opening of a database. 8. Database design. Database design process. Determination of required fields purposes. 9. Data types. Creation of database tables. 10. Adding on records. Modification of records. Copying, shifting or removal of data. 11. Searching and sequencing of data. Filtering of records in a simple database. 12. Creation of simple database forms. 13. More complex database forms. Form controls – inventory, field with inventory. 14. Practising of the studied issues. 15. Summation and test.
  • Počítačová podpora v archeologii. Edited by Jiří Macháček. Plzeň: Katedra archeologie, Západočeská univerzita v Plzni, 2008. 281 s. ISBN 9788086124889. info
  • Počítačová podpora v archeologii. Edited by Jiří Macháček. 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 1997. 258 s. ISBN 8021015624. info
Teaching methods
active work in the seminar, group projects
Assessment methods
Requirements for the course-unit credit: -Active participation at the seminar - Coping with Word 6.0 text editor; printing of a text; work with diskettes; usage of graphics.
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
Information on completion of the course: Pro získání zápočtu je třeba aktivní účast na semináři a prokázání základních znalostí o odpřednášených metodách.
The course is taught annually.
Information on course enrolment limitations: Předmět není určen pro studenty I. ročníku.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 1999, Autumn 2000, Autumn 2001, Autumn 2002, Autumn 2003, Autumn 2004, Autumn 2005, Autumn 2006, Autumn 2007, Autumn 2008, Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, Autumn 2018.
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