Information Package / Course Catalogue
Knowledge Economy
Course Code: ECO314
Course Type: Non Departmental Elective
Couse Group: First Cycle (Bachelor's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 3
Prt.: 0
Credit: 3
Lab: 0
ECTS: 4
Objectives of the Course

Developments in ICTs change the socio-economic structure of societies rapidly. These societies have to adopt themselves those changes to sustain their economic developments. The aim of this course is describing the transformation process going on the world and discussing the strategies developed in the way of adaptation.

Course Content

Information and knowledge / access to and usage of information/ globalization of / changes in production techniques/ socio-economic transformations of societies/ knowledge society and knowledge economy/ new economy and characteristics/ changes in micro, macro and international economic theory/ intellectual property / ICT and internet/ e-commerce/ e-government/ R&D/ innovation/ education and human capital are the topics that will be explained.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Lec. Özgür BALMUMCU
Learning Outcomes
1.Information and knowledge, production of access to usage of information.
2.Changes in production techniques, education for information world, socio-economic transformations, globalizing information.
3.Knowledge society and economic aspects, new economy and characteristics.
4.Theorical analysis of micro and macro economic effects of new economy.
5.New economy and changes in international economic theory.
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Erhan İŞCAN, İktisat Teorisinde Enformasyon Sorununa Yönelik Yaklaşımlar,Nobel Kitabevi
2.Arif ÖZSAĞIR, Bilgi Ekonomisi Tanım Uygulamalar Örnekler, Seçkin Yayıncılık, 2016.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Globalization
Week 2 - Theoretical
Industrilization
Week 3 - Theoretical
Education
Week 4 - Theoretical
Civic Society
Week 5 - Theoretical
Production
Week 6 - Theoretical
Competition
Week 7 - Theoretical
Capital
Week 8 - Theoretical
Human Resourses
Week 9 - Intermediate Exam
Midterms
Week 10 - Intermediate Exam
Midterms
Week 11 - Theoretical
Pricing
Week 12 - Theoretical
Electronics
Week 13 - Theoretical
Finance
Week 14 - Theoretical
Marketing
Week 15 - Theoretical
Digital Division
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory130339
Individual Work130226
Midterm Examination115116
Final Examination120121
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)102
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PÇ-1
PÇ-2
PÇ-3
PÇ-4
PÇ-5
PÇ-6
PÇ-7
PÇ-8
PÇ-9
PÇ-10
PÇ-11
PÇ-12
PÇ-13
PÇ-14
PÇ-15
OÇ-1
3
4
4
4
4
4
OÇ-2
3
4
4
5
4
4
OÇ-3
3
4
4
4
4
4
OÇ-4
3
4
3
5
4
3
OÇ-5
3
4
3
4
4
4
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