Subject: Informatics and data analysis

Scientific Area:

Computer User Skills


64 Hours

Number of ECTS:




Overall objectives:

Know the most used IT tools in data and information processing with an emphasis on their functionalities and application areas. 
Specifically, have knowledge of the main characteristics and potential of Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel in their multiple functions.
Discover web collaboration services that provide environments for holding remote meetings.
Familiarize students with the concepts inherent to Data Analysis.
Acquire skills in the processing of analytical data. Choice of work methods and techniques.
Highlight the statistical techniques specified to support the decision process.


1. Web collaboration services: Colibri Platforms; Microsoft Teams

 2. Introduction to Text Processing;

3. Introduction to the Spreadsheet

4. Sampling and respective characterization

5. Decision making based on observed data

6. Comparison between parameters from more than two populations

7. Simple linear regression


Slides disponibilizados durante as aulas Marques, Paulo Capelo; Costa, Nuno. 2013. Fundamental do Word 2013. FCA; Marques, Paulo Capelo; Costa, Nuno. 2013. Fundamental do EXcel 2013. FCA; Guimarães, R.; Sarsfield Cabral, J.; - Estatística. Edição: 2. Mc Graw Hill, 2007 Reis, E; Andrade, R.; Calapez, T.; Melo, P.; Estatística Aplicada - Vol. 1, Edição:6, Edições Sílabo, 2015. Brereton, R.; Chemometrics: Data Analysis for the Laboratory and Chemical Plant, John Wiley & Sons, 2003

Assesssment methods and criteria:

Classification Type: Quantitative (0-20)
Evaluation Methodology: In accordance with the expected for the Professional Higher Technical Courses.