Information Package / Course Catalogue
Information Literacy
Course Code: TS003
Course Type: Non Departmental Elective
Couse Group: Short Cycle (Associate's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 2
Prt.: 0
Credit: 2
Lab: 0
ECTS: 2
Objectives of the Course

It aims to equip students with the following skills: Defining the information need, finding, accessing, using, evaluating and communicating information.

Course Content

Course includes: Information seeking, information sources and services, information retrieval tools and techniques, evaluation of information sources, presentation of information.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.Students can define their information needs, know where and how to search for information, evalute, use ana communicate information.
2.Students can present information
3.Students will be able to analyze scientific data.
4.Examine information usage in different environments, with different objectives and technologies,
5.Gain the skill of examining the social and structural problems about information usage and and information systems.
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Demirel, İ. H., Erol, B. ve Saraç, C. (2011). Akademik yazım ihlalleri. Ankara: TÜBİTAK ULAKBİM.
2.HÜBO: Hacettepe Üniversitesi Bilgi Okuryazarlığı Programı. http://hubo.hacettepe.edu.tr/
3.Bailey, S. (2006). Academic writing: a handbook for international students. London: Routledge.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Information sources, services and centers
Week 2 - Theoretical
Online information searching techniques
Week 3 - Theoretical
Information retrieval tools
Week 4 - Theoretical
Evaluating information sources
Week 5 - Theoretical
Use of information: Analysis and synthesis
Week 6 - Theoretical
Interpreting visual information
Week 7 - Theoretical
Report writing
Week 8 - Theoretical
Oral presentation and time management
Week 9 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm
Week 10 - Theoretical
Copyright and citing information
Week 11 - Theoretical
Citation softwares
Week 12 - Theoretical
Presenting and sharing information on Internet
Week 13 - Theoretical
Student presentations
Week 14 - Theoretical
Student presentations
Week 15 - Theoretical
Student presentations
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory141242
Assignment1415
Midterm Examination1112
Final Examination1112
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)51
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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OÇ-1
3
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3
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3
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3
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3
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3
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3
4
OÇ-5
3
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3
4
Adnan Menderes University - Information Package / Course Catalogue