Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
In this course, students will recognize basic knowledge of computer hardware system and operating system. Also they will learn knowledge about the use of internet and office programs to create document, electronical table and presentation.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Yrd.Doç.Dr. Nedim Çetinkaya
Learning Outcomes
1Recognizes the basic concepts of information technology
2Recognizes a basic level of computer hardware
3Uses at least one operating system system
4Uses Word program
5Uses Excel program
6Uses PowerPoint presentation program
7Uses internet
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Course Contents
Basic knowledge of computer hardware, software and operating system and use of MS Windows, MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
1Basic knowledges of computer hardware, software and their components, operating systems, files and their features, Windows operating system, desktops and components, desktop, start menu, task bar, working with files and folders, starting of programs.Guided computer practice
2Computer customization, control panel, network connections, accessories.Guided computer practice
3MS Word: Presentation, appearance, and customize, creating new file, save, save as, file open, page setup, find, replace, text copy / cut, paste, undo, repeat, basic typing rules, and application with the MS Word, getting help. Guided computer practice
4MS Word: Changing the format of the text (font, paragraph, etc.), bullets and numbering, borders and shading, styles and formatting, find and replace Guided computer practice
5MS Word: Page, to add section breaks, page numbers, pictures, symbols, footnotes and endnotes, text boxes, drawings, graphics, add footers and headers. Guided computer practice
6MS Word: Equation editor, spelling and grammar, language, track changes. Guided computer practice
7MS Word: Working with tables (Insert, table auto format, auto fit etc.), print preview, and printing. Guided computer practice
9MS Excel: Introduction, Excel window, and customize, creating new worksheet, save, save as, page setup, cells, rows and columns, working with data entry, edit, move, copy, paste special, adding worksheet, moving, copying, print and print preview, getting help. Guided computer practice
10MS Excel: Format properties (font, color, borders, etc.), and changing, cell formatting (according to the content; number, text, date, etc.), automatic formatting, conditional formatting. Guided computer practice
11MS Excel: Working with MS Excel formulas, calculation, creating formula. Guided computer practice
12MS Excel: Insert functions and their use, getting help about functions, data sorting, filtering. Guided computer practice
13MS Excel: Drawing graph, graph types and their applications, changing graphic properties. Guided computer practice
14MS Powerpoint: Presentation, view and customize, create a new presentation, save, insert slide, delete, move, copy, format properties, print preview, and getting help. Guided computer practice
15MS Powerpoint: Creating design templates using slide master, changing design templates available.. Internet: Using internet search engines, searching databases Guided computer practice
16FINAL EXAMPractice exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Sagman, S., 1999. Microsoft Office 2000 for Windows. Berkeley, Calif.: Peachpit Pres. Microsoft Windows XP, Microsoft Office XP
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Sınavı1100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures16232
Field Work122
Self Study5315
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
LO3 3    
LO4 3    
LO5 3    
LO6    4 
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
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