Information Package / Course Catalogue
Information Technology Applications
Course Code: EK251
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: First Cycle (Bachelor's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 3
Prt.: 0
Credit: 3
Lab: 0
ECTS: 5
Objectives of the Course

The aim of the course is to teach students computer hardware units, basic internet terminology, and Windows operating system as well as providing them necessary skills to use Office softwares.

Course Content

Introduction to basic information technologies, Microsoft Windows topics, Microsoft Word topics,Microsoft Power Point topics ,Microsoft Excel topics, Basic elements of Internet (Internet protocols, web page, URL, ISP, IP address, Internet address, etc.), usage of Internet Explorer, usage of electronic mail.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1. To be able to define the information processing procedure
2.To be able to explain the importance of information technologies in social development
3. To be able to use Windows operating system
4. To be able to create documents, prepare visual and graphical presentations, and analyse data
5.To be able to use internet for the purpose of research and communication
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Temel Bilgisayar Teknolojileri Kullanımı ve Bilgisayar Bilimleri; Nesip ERGÜL, Tugay ARAT, 2004
2.Temel Bilgi Teknolojisi Kullanımı; Ismail sarı, Ömer Bağcı, 2008
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Introduction to basic information technologies
Week 2 - Theoretical
What's a computer History of computer, its classifications, types, basic functions, operation logic, system, hardware and software
Week 3 - Practice
Microsoft Windows topics: Desktop, task bar, start menu elements, window procedures, basic file/folder operations, folder options, adding and removing items in start menu, desktop customisation, taskbar customisation, start menu programs, all programs, control panel.
Week 4 - Practice
Microsoft Word topics: writing and saving texts, creating new document, copy/paste/cut/move/highlight functions in text, transition between visuals, formatting text.
Week 5 - Practice
Microsoft Word topics: paragraph formatting, use of bullet points, creating numeric lists, borders and shades, finding and changing texts, correction of typing errors, working with page layout, print preview and print options.
Week 6 - Practice
Microsoft Word topics: additions to page (inserting page number, header and footer, symbols, footnote etc.), writing text in columns, working with tables, pictures and graphs.
Week 7 - Practice
Microsoft Power Point topics: Slides, inserting text and picture, formatting slides, inserting other objects to slides.
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Mid-term exam
Week 9 - Practice
Microsoft Excel topics: Basic operations with workbooks, data input on spreadsheet (cell, row, column, adding and removing column, row interval etc.), formatting characters, numbers and cells, organising workbook.
Week 10 - Practice
Microsoft Excel topics: Using formulas, (addition, functions(sum, average, max, min), count, countif, free computations, application types ( relative, absolute and mixed applications), working with graphs.
Week 11 - Practice
Microsoft Excel topics: Conditional formatting, data sorting, data filtering.
Week 12 - Practice
Microsoft Excel applications
Week 13 - Practice
Microsoft Excel applications
Week 14 - Practice
Internet topics: Basic elements of Internet (Internet protocols, web page, URL, ISP, IP address, Internet address, etc.), usage of Internet Explorer, usage of electronic mail.
Week 15 - Practice
Internet topics: Basic elements of Internet (Internet protocols, web page, URL, ISP, IP address, Internet address, etc.), usage of Internet Explorer, usage of electronic mail.
Week 16 - Final Exam
Final Exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Practice142370
Individual Work73235
Midterm Examination1819
Final Examination1819
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)123
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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Adnan Menderes University - Information Package / Course Catalogue