ECTS - Introduction to Computers and Information Systems

Introduction to Computers and Information Systems (CMPE185) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Introduction to Computers and Information Systems CMPE185 1 2 0 3 3
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language Turkish
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Drill and Practice.
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

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)


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
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses X
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 Having the conceptual and applied knowledge about the basic functions of the business and gaining the ability to use the knowledge X
2 To be able to diagnose the problems related to the field of business, to use scientific approaches effectively in the solution of problems and decision-making processes. X
3 To be able to reveal and analyze the environmental, social, global effects and legal consequences of the applications related to the basic functions of the business. X
4 To be able to analyze information and reports that concern businesses at the national, regional and global level, to set strategic goals according to the results obtained X
5 Gain the ability to use, report and interpret Business Information Systems and sub-modules required by business management X
6 Planning necessary activities such as starting a new business with innovative and creative thinking and taking risks for the sustainability of the business, finding resources, making market analysis, preparing a business plan, and using the learned information in this direction. X
7 Being aware of the fact that the research and learning process continues throughout life, to be able to follow the scientific and technological developments related to the business, to support oneself and the organization in innovation and continuous development. X
8 To have the necessary leadership and managerial skills to achieve business objectives effectively and efficiently. X
9 To be able to conduct scientific research in the field of business and report the results of the research to be used in managerial decision-making processes. X
10 To be able to transfer information about the field of business using effective verbal, written and visual communication methods in the language of learning and professional English X
11 To be aware of professional ethics, environmental awareness, sustainability, social responsibility, cultural, social and universal values X
12 Working effectively with different disciplines or multicultural teams, taking responsibility, making risk analysis, adapting to change, critical thinking and using initiative in problem solving X
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ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours)
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 62