INTERNATIONAL BURCH UNIVERSITY
Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
Department of Information Technologies
2014-2015

SYLLABUS
Code Name Level Year Semester
CEN 137 Computer Literacy and Skills Undergraduate 1 Fall
Status Number of ECTS Credits Class Hours Per Week Total Hours Per Semester Language
Non-area Elective 5 2 + 2 0 English

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
G√ľnay Karli, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ercan Gokgoz Halit Vural, Research Assistant
[email protected] [email protected] no email

COURSE OBJECTIVE
* To introduce computer basic structure
* To understand the basic operations done with computers
* Understanding computer software basics
* To introduce Office programs

COURSE CONTENT
Week
Topic
  1. Introduction to Computer Systems and Hardware
  2. Computer Systems and Software
  3. Introduction to Operating Systems
  4. Introduction to Computer Networks..
  5. Introduction to Office Productivity Tools, Word Processor..
  6. Word Processor Applications..
  7. Intro. to Presentation Software..
  8. Presentation Software Applications..
  9. Midterm Exam..
  10. Intro. to Spreadsheets..
  11. Spreadsheets, Formulas..
  12. Spreadsheets, Charts..
  13. Intro. to Email Clients..
  14. Intro. to Image Processors, Multimedia..

LABORATORY/PRACTICE PLAN
Week
Topic
  1. Basics of computer systems..
  2. Computer Systems and Software
  3. Linux and MS Windows operating systems..
  4. Modem, router, DNS..
  5. Office suites, Open Office, MS Office programs..
  6. Open Office Writer introduction..
  7. Open Office Impress basics..
  8. Open Office Impress layouts and transitions..
  9. Midterm Exam..
  10. Open Office Calc, introduction..

  1. Calc, Formulas and functions..
  2. Calc, Charts..
  3. Modzilla Thunderbird, MS Outlook, Browser clients..
  4. Presenting information using graphics with features

TEACHING/ASSESSMENT
Description
  • Lectures
  • Practical Sessions
  • Presentation
  • Project
Description (%)
Method Quantity Percentage (%)
Project120
Midterm Exam(s)140
Final Exam140
Total: 100
Learning outcomes
  • To enhance the ability of using computer systems
  • To enhance using ability Microsoft Office with practices
TEXTBOOK(S)
  • Understanding Computer Concepts Today and Tomorrow, 11th Edition, 2007. Deborah Morley, Charles S. Parker. ISBN: 1-4188-6055-7.
  • Microsoft office Professional step by step,joyce cox, Joan Lambert, Curtis Frye. 2011, Washington. ISBN: 978-0-7356-2693-5

ECTS (Allocated based on student) WORKLOAD
Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load
Lecture (14 weeks x Lecture hours per week) 0
Laboratory / Practice (14 weeks x Laboratory/Practice hours per week) 0
Midterm Examination (1 week) 0
Final Examination(1 week) 0
Preparation for Midterm Examination 0
Preparation for Final Examination 0
Assignment / Homework/ Project 0
Seminar / Presentation 0
Total Workload: 0
ECTS Credit (Total workload/25): 0