Emerging Technologies (SE426) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Emerging Technologies SE426 2 2 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Course Assistants
Course Objectives The course objective is to teach the fundamental concepts of IT-related new and emerging technologies. IT-related new and emerging technologies and their impact on information systems, business, and society will be identified, researched, discussed, and evaluated.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Explain why it is important for IT professionals to followemerging technologies
  • Explain how innovation happens and new technologies emerge
  • Discuss the advantages, disadvantages, and prospects of some current emerging technologies
  • Demonstrate the research skills necessary to identify and evaluate emerging technologies
  • Discuss in depth a chosen emerging technology, based on independent research
Course Content What is an "Emerging Technology", disruptive technologies; identification of disruptive technologies; the 3D printing revolution; the evolution of technology; the nature o innovation; combination and structure; phenomena, domains and problem-solving; origin of technologies; technological revolution; economic revolution; forecasting.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 What Is an "Emerging Technology"? Course Notes
2 Disruptive Technologies Course Notes
3 Identification of Disruptive Technologies Course Notes
4 The 3D Printing Revolution Course Notes
5 The Evolution of Technology Course Notes
6 The Nature of Innovation Course Notes
7 Midterm Exam
8 Combination and Structure Course Notes
9 Phenomena Course Notes
10 Domains & Problem-Solving Course Notes
11 Origin of Technologies Course Notes
12 Technological Revolution Course Notes
13 Economic Revolution Course Notes
14 Forecasting Course Notes
15 Forecasting Course Notes
16 Final Exam


Course Book 1. Notlar ve çevrimiçi kaynaklar sağlanacaktır. Course Notes and online resources will be provided
Other Sources 2. 1. W. Brian Arthur, The Nature of Technology: What It Is and How It Evolves, Free Press, 2009, 978-1-4165-4405-0.
3. 2. Chris Anderson, Makers: The New Industrial Revolution, Crown, 2012, 978-0-307-72095-5

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 2 20
Presentation - -
Project 1 30
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 20
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 30
Toplam 5 100
Percentage of Semester Work 70
Percentage of Final Work 30
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 An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
2 An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
3 An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs
4 An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams
5 An ability to identify, formulate and solve engineering problems
6 An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice
7 An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
8 An ability to communicate effectively
9 An understanding the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context and recognition of the responsibilities for social problems
10 A knowledge of contemporary engineering issues
11 Skills in project management and recognition of international standards and methodologies
12 Recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 2 32
Application 16 2 32
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 16 1 16
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Project 1 15 15
Homework Assignments 3 4 12
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 5 5
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 10 10
Total Workload 122