2023-2024 / INFO1001-1

Introduction to the use of computer tools


10h Th, 10h Pr

Number of credits


Nathalie Cavan, Eddy Husson

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the first semester, review in January


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

Microsoft Office Word 365

Introduction to the software and its basic functions: environment and interface, input and typing, page layout, formatting, tabs, tables, etc.

Advanced software features: headers and footers management, styles and table of contents, numbering, bullets, etc.

Microsoft Office Excel 365

Introduction to the software and its basic functions: environment and interface, managing folders, files and spreadsheet, page layout, formatting, basic functions, graphs, etc.

Advanced functions: Fuctions : IF, VLOOKUP ; freeze rows and columns ; filter and sort data in a table.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: teaching is given on PC (Windows). Please ask the teacher in advance if you work on another operating system (Mac OS, Linux).

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

At the end of the training, the student will master the basic functions of Microsoft Office Word as well as Microsoft Office Excel softwares. He/She will also have to use more advanced functionality to better manage long documents and analyze large amounts of data.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

Knowing how to use basic functions of a computer and Windows.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Hybrid teaching = combination of learning activities

  • face-to-face, in real time
  • distance learning with resources made available (course notes, exercises, corrections, etc.) with tasks to be completed asynchronously, i.e. at your own pace but by a set deadline.
Course materials (course notes, exercises, corrections, etc.) are provided to students via the eCampus platform.

A schedule of tasks is proposed to students. Each face-to-face session is designed to cover the planned material, but also to answer any questions you may have.

Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)

Blended learning

Additional information:

This course is scheduled for the first term. The course schedule is communicated to students by the teacher and the Department of Public Health Sciences, and is also available in CELCAT.

Course materials and exercises will be available to students via the eCampus platform https://www.ecampus.uliege.be

Recommended or required readings

For further information :



Exam(s) in session

Any session

- In-person

written exam

- Remote

written exam

Additional information:

Evaluation :

  • practical examination on computer (PC) using Microsoft Office Excel and Word
  • practical examination with closed booklet
  • internet use prohibited
  • Platform : eCampus
The weighting of the overall score is: 50% for the Excel part and 50% for the Word part BUT an insufficient score (<9/20) in one of the two parts automatically results in this insufficient score as the overall score. 

Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course

All the practical information relative to this course will be at your disposal on the platform eCampus. 

University of Liège has taken out a Microsoft Office365 Education contract for its students.

For more information, please read the following pages carefully :

Presentation : https://my.segi.uliege.be/office365

FAQ : https://my.segi.uliege.be/office365/faq



 In charge of teaching

Nathalie CAVAN

Bât. B26 SEGI : Opérations : Formations
Quartier Polytech 1
Allée de la Découverte, 8
4000 LIEGE 1


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