Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
11320103T11751INFORMATION ECONOMICSElective355
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Objectives of the Course
The main purpose of this lecture is to discuss the use of information technologies in Turkey and dissemination of information with the help of technologies.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assist.Prof.Dr.Mehmet KARAÇUKA
Learning Outcomes
1To be able to conceive fundamental scientific research, technology and innovation concepts.
2To be able to conceive Fordist and Post-Fordist eras’ technoeconomic paradigms.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Basic scientific research, technology and innovation. Technological change. Technoeconomic paradigms. Socio-institutional changes. Change in Fordist technoeconomic paradigm. Knowledge economics and knowledge society. Development strategies in the knowledge society. operating on the basis of information management, rejections of information economics.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Basic scientific research, technology and innovation
2Technological change
3Technoeconomic paradigms in Fordist era
4Change of Fordist technoeconomic paradigm
5Technoeconomic paradigms in Post-Fordist era
6Socio – institutional change stemm from change in technoeconomic paradigm
7Socio – institutional change stemm from change in technoeconomic
8Midterm Exam
9Knowledge economics
10Knowledge society
11Development strategies in knowledge society
12Development strategies in knowledge society
13Operating on the basis of information management
14Rejections of information economics
15The future of the knowledge society
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Freeman C. and Luc S., Yenilik İktisatı, Tübitak Yayınları, Ankara, 2003. Erkan H., Bilgi Toplumu, Türkiye İş Bankası Yayınlar, İstanbul, 1994. Freeman C. and F. Louca, As Times Go By, Oxford University Pres, New York, 2002.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures16348
Practice8324
Self Study717
Individual Study for Homework Problems717
Individual Study for Mid term Examination10220
Individual Study for Final Examination20240
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)150
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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