Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
BLG101COMPUTER APPLICATIONSCompulsory114
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)
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Arzu YAZGI
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
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
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
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
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. Problem solving with guidance
2Computer customization, control panel, network connections, accessories.Problem solving with guidance
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.Problem solving with guidance
4MS Word: Changing the format of the text (font, paragraph, etc.), bullets and numbering, borders and shading, styles and formatting, find and replaceProblem solving with guidance
5MS Word: Page, to add section breaks, page numbers, pictures, symbols, footnotes and endnotes, text boxes, drawings, graphics, add footers and headers.Problem solving with guidance
6MS Word: Equation editor, spelling and grammar, language, track changes. Problem solving with guidance
7MS Word: Working with tables (Insert, table auto format, auto fit etc.), print preview, and printing. Problem solving with guidance
8MID-TERM EXAMProblem solving with guidance
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.Problem solving with guidance
10MS Excel: Format properties (font, color, borders, etc.), and changing, cell formatting (according to the content; number, text, date, etc.), automatic formatting, conditional formatting.Problem solving with guidance
11MS Excel: Working with MS Excel formulas, calculation, creating formula.Problem solving with guidance
12MS Excel: Insert functions and their use, getting help about functions, data sorting, filteringProblem solving with guidance
13MS Excel: Drawing graph, graph types and their applications, changing graphic properties.Problem solving with guidance
14MS PowerPoint: MS PowerPoint: Presentation, view and customize, create a new presentation, save, insert slide, delete, move, copy, format properties, print preview, and getting help.Problem solving with guidance
15MS PowerPoint: Creating design templates using slide master, changing design templates available. Internet: Using internet search engines, searching databasesPractice exam
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Sagman, S., 1999. Microsoft Office 2000 for Windows. Berkeley, Calif.: Peachpit Pres.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Sınavı1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures12224
Practice12224
Self Study2816
Individual Study for Homework Problems10330
Individual Study for Mid term Examination188
Individual Study for Final Examination188
Laboratory Examination122
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)116
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