ECTS - Introduction to Computers and Information Systems

Introduction to Computers and Information Systems (CMPE105) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Introduction to Computers and Information Systems CMPE105 1 2 0 3 3
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Course Assistants
Course Objectives The objective of this course is to develop computer literacy and competency by introducing fundamentals of computer systems and to develop skills in using software tools.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Describe the essentials of computer systems
  • Recall knowledge on the Internet, the Web, online services and e-mail
  • Discuss the basics of word processing,editing a document
  • Gain skills in using spreadsheet application, use formulas and functions
  • Develop effective presentations using a software tool
Course Content Fundamentals of information systems, system and application software; input, processing, storage, output and communication; exploring the windows environment; learning management systems; internet applications; use of applications software: word processing, spreadsheets and creating presentations, integrating and sharing information between applica

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Information Technology, The Internet, And You Chapter 1 (main text)
2 The System Unit Chapter 6
3 Application Software Chapter 3
4 System Software Chapter 5
5 Learning Management System (Moodle) Lecture Notes
6 Create a simple document in Microsoft Word Chapters 1.1-1.2 (main text 2)
7 Editing a Document, Character Formatting Chapters 1.3-1.4 (main text 2)
8 Wizards and Templates Chapters 1.7-1.8 (main text 2)
9 Introduction to Microsoft Excel – Creating a Spreadsheet Chapter 3.1-3.2 (main text)
10 Formatting and Enhancing Spreadsheet’s Appearance Chapter 3.3
11 Using Formulas and Built-in Functions, Analyzing Statistical Data Chapter 3.5-3.7-3.9
12 Graphs and Charts Chapter 3.8
13 Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint, Creating a Presentation Chapters 2.1-2.2 (main text 2)
14 Creating a slide show, OLE Chapters 2.3-2.4 (main text 2)
15 Review
16 Review


Course Book 1. Computing Essentials Complete Edition, 16/e 2008, Timothy J. O’Leary, Linda I. O’Leary, McGraw-Hill / Irwin
2. (*) Computer and Information Systems Laboratory Manual, 2004, Atılım University Publication, Department of Computer Engineering, Nevzat Sezer, Gül Tokdemir , Bülent G. Emiroğlu, Meltem G. Eryılmaz
Other Sources 3. Introduction to Computers & Information Systems, Larry Long, Nancy Long, Prentice Hall.
4. The O'Leary Series: Office XP, Volume I, Timothy J O'Leary, Linda I. O'Leary, McGraw-Hill/Irwin, 1st Edition, 2001.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 1 10
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 2 10
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 2 40
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 40
Toplam 6 100
Percentage of Semester Work 60
Percentage of Final Work 40
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Have a basic knowledge of theories, facts and principles related to tourism and tourism management.
2 To have information about the economic, cultural, social and environmental dimensions of tourism.
3 Have knowledge of general business and economics and understand the strategies of human resources management, food and beverage applications, accounting and finance, management and marketing and service marketing in tourism enterprises.
4 Knows the national and international legal regulations, social, environmental and professional ethical values related to the field of tourism and develops appropriate behaviors to ethics.
5 Demonstrates reading, comprehension, speaking and writing skills in English at least at the B2 level of European Language Portfolio
6 Demonstrates reading, comprehension, speaking and writing skills at a general level of European Language Portfolio A2 in Russian, French, German or Spanish.
7 Uses the information about Tourism and Hotel Management in the business settings and profession; use information and communication technologies and software related to the field.
8 Carries out the service processes related to Tourism and Hotel Management in line with the needs and demands of the consumers and proposes solutions to the problems that will affect the service processes.
9 Generates professional knowledge from the data and synthesizes, analyzes, interprets and evaluates the produced knowledge; gain the ability of doing research project preparation and using the information in solving the problems; makes personal and professional development permanent X
10 He / she takes care of personal care, hygiene, clothing and appearance as required by the tourism sector.
11 Communicates effectively with written, oral, non-verbal and visual ways and demonstrates presentation skills, works effectively as a team and independently. X
12 Recognize and understand different cultures and interact with guests from different cultures.

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 1 16
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 16 3 48
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments 2 1 2
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 2 4 8
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 4 4
Total Workload 78