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Course Code: 
EDGN 103
Course Period: 
Autumn
Course Type: 
Core
P: 
2
Lab: 
0
Credits: 
2
ECTS: 
3
Course Language: 
İngilizce
Course Objectives: 
To increase the awareness and use skills of the prospective teachers about the information technology they will need at school.
Course Content: 

Information technologies and computational thinking; problem solving concepts and approaches; algorithm and flow charts; computer systems; basic concepts about software and hardware; fundamentals of operating systems, current operating systems; file management; utilities (third party software); word processing programs; calculation / spreadsheet / graphics programs; presentation programs; desktop publishing; database management systems; Web designing; internet use in education; communication and collaboration technologies; safe internet use; information ethics and copyrights; the effects of computer and internet on children / teenagers.

Course Methodology: 
1: Lecture, 2: Question-Answer, 3: Discussion, 4: Self-study, 5: Demonstration
Course Evaluation Methods: 
1: Testing, 2: Experiment 3: Homework 4: Portfolio 5: Project

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Course Learning Outcomes

 

Learning Outcomes  Program Learning Outcomes  Teaching 

Methods 

Assessment 

Methods

Knows the main components of computer system. 4, 9, 11 1,2,5 1,2,3
Uses the word processor program Microsoft Office Word. 4, 9, 11 1,4,5 1,3,4
Uses the word processor program Microsoft Office Excel. 4, 9, 11 1,4,5 1,3,4
Uses Microsoft Office PowerPoint to create an effective presentation. 4, 9, 11 1,4,5 1,3,4
Knows precautions for computer and internet security. 4, 9 1,2,3 1,3
Knows computer ethics. 3 1,2,3 1,3
Thinks algorithmically. 2,4,9 1,2,3,4 1,3,4

 

 

Course Flow

 

 
COURSE CONTENT
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Basic components of computer - Hardware, Software  
2 Problem solving, concepts of computational thinking and examples of operating systems  
3 MS Word - the user interface, tabs  
4 MS Word-Insert and edit menu, Shapes, graphics, images etc. Text and paragraph formatting  
5 MS Word - Table of contents creation, bibliography management  
6 Microsoft PowerPoint- the user interface, working with slides and slide texts.  
7 Microsoft PowerPoint-Formatting slides, adding visual elements to the slide.  
8 Microsoft PowerPoint-Effective presentation techniques - Midterm Exam  
9 Effects of computer on children and teenagers, safe internet usage  
10 Web page creation and information ethics  
11 Algorithm and flow chart concepts  
12 MS Excel-  the user interface, filling the worksheet.  
13 MS Excel - using formula bar, basic operations.  
14 MS Excel Conditional expressions, If, And, Or  

Recommended Sources

 

RECOMMENDED SOURCES
Textbook  
Additional Resources Information Technologies Book (Nobel Press)

Material Sharing

 

MATERIAL SHARING
Documents  
Assignments 2 homework related to MS Word, 2 homework related to MS Excel, 1 homework related to MS Powerpoint
Exams Midterm, Final

Assessment

 

ASSESSMENT
IN-TERM STUDIES NUMBER PERCENTAGE
Mid-terms 1 30
Homework 5 30
Final 1 40
Total   100
Contribution of final examination to overall grade   40
Contribution of in-term studies to overall grade   60
Total   100

Course’s Contribution to Program

 

COURSE'S CONTRIBUTION TO PROGRAM
No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution
1 2 3 4 5  
1 Know instructional technologies and materials and how to implement these in courses; take role in applications such as educational software, e-learning, distance education and support other people around in need.   X        
2 Use process of design, planning, implementation and managing educational technologies efficient; design and prepare needed products, changes and updates examining these processes.   X        
3 Organize suitable technology supported education environments taking individual, social, cultural differences of students into consideration and special interest and needs.       X    
4 Have efficient usage skill for information and communication technologies within and out instruction process.         X  
5 Design and develop technology supported instructional materials to fulfill instruction needs.   X        
6 Define needed software and input-output devices for set up optimum computer system.     X      
7 Plan, implement and manage learning-teaching process            
8 Develop and implement projects with knowing the processes of project development.   X        
9 Have information about computer software and hardware in level of teaching computer and information and communication technologies courses and supporting other teachers; use informatics and communication technologies (European Computer Driving License, Advanced Level).         X  
10 Have enough knowledge, skill and competence about teaching profession.            
11 Use current information communication technologies (software-hardware) and integrate them to learning-teaching processes.         X  
12 Have high level knowledge and can put in force learning teaching approaches, theories, strategies, methods and technics. X          

ECTS

 

ECTS ALLOCATED BASED ON STUDENT WORKLOAD BY THE COURSE DESCRIPTION
Activities Quantity Duration
(Hour)
Total
Workload
(Hour)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 15  x Total course hours) 15 3 45
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 15 4 60
Mid-terms 1 3 3
Homeworks 5 2 10
Final Project 1 3 3
Total Work Load     121
Total Work Load / 25 (h)     4.84
ECTS Credit of the Course     5