ECTS - IT Strategies in E-Government

IT Strategies in E-Government (ISE554) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
IT Strategies in E-Government ISE554 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Ph.D.
Mode of Delivery
Learning and Teaching Strategies .
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Course Assistants
Course Objectives
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Demonstrate a critical awareness of current problems and advances in e-Government
  • Identify and integrate the disparate areas and the relevant technologies involved in the design and development of e-Government applications
  • Compare and contrast the strengths and weaknesses of e-Government strategies and methodologies
  • Recognize the frameworks and components
  • Define the technical background necessary for the operation of services in the e-Government
  • Plan, analyze and participate in the development work carried out with ICTs in the public sector
  • Develop knowledge and understanding of the local and global development behind e-Government
Course Content Theoretical background of e-government; the use of e-government: local and global; technical and organizational aspects to realize e-government systems and contemporary sociotechnological methodologies; enterprise architectures, reference models and frameworks: Zachman, TOGAF, MoDAF, and DoDAF; interoperability standards: eGIF, EIF, SAGA, and other

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Theoretical background of e-Government Ch. 1 (main text)
2 Current status of the e-Government in the institutions Ch. 2
3 Technical aspects to realize e-Government systems Ch. 3
4 Organizational aspects to realize the functioning of e-Government Ch. 4
5 From e-Organization to e-Government : e-Government Portals and ESBs Ch. 5
6 From e-Organization to e-Government : e-Government Portals and ESBs (cont’d) Ch. 5
7 Recent technology enablers and transformers: SOA, MDA and EDA Ch. 6
8 Recent technology enablers and transformers: SOA, MDA and EDA (cont’d) Ch. 6
9 Enterprise architectures, reference models and frameworks Ch. 7
10 Enterprise architectures, reference models and frameworks (cont’d) Ch. 7
11 Interoperability and standards Ch. 8
12 Semantics in e-Government Ch. 9
13 e-Government systems security and identity management Ch. 10
14 Case studies Ch. 11
15 Final Examination Period Review of topics
16 Final Examination Period Review of topics


Course Book 1. Ders Notları (güncel makale ve kitaplardan derlenecektir)
Other Sources 2. Chen, H. (ed) and et. al., Digital Government: e-Government Research, Case Studies, and Implementation, Springer, 1st edition, 2007.
3. Mitrakas, A., Secure e-Government Web Services, IGI Global, 2007.
4. Kushchu, I., Mobile Government: An Emerging Direction in e-Government, IGI Publishing, 2007.
5. Prins, J. E. J., Designing e-Government, Kluwer Law International, 2nd edition, 2006.
6. Gottschalk, P., Solli-Saether, H., e-Government Interoperability and Information Resource Integration: Frameworks for Aligned Development, Information Science Reference, 1st edition, 2009.
7. Huang, W. (ed.) and et. al., Electronic Government Strategies and Implementation, Idea Group Publishing, 2005.
8. Lankhorst, M., Enterprise Architecture at Work: Modelling, Communication and Analysis, Springer; 1st edition, 2005.
9. Rozemeijer, E., Van Bon, J., Verheijen, T., Frameworks for IT Management: A Pocket Guide, Van Haren Publishing; 1st edition, 2007.
10. Chappell, D., Enterprise Service Bus, O'Reilly Media, 2004.
11. Rosen, M., Lublinsky, B., Smith, K. T., Balcer, M. J., Applied SOA: Service-Oriented Architecture and Design Strategies, Wiley, 2008.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 1 30
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 30
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 40
Toplam 3 100
Percentage of Semester Work
Percentage of Final Work 100
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 To become familiar with the state-of-the art and the literature in the software engineering research domain
2 An ability to conduct world-class research in software engineering and publish scholarly articles in top conferences and journals in the area
3 Be able to conduct quantitative and qualitative studies in software engineering
4 Acquire skills needed to bridge software engineering academia and industry and to develop and apply scientific software engineering approaches to solve real-world problems
5 An ability to access information in order to follow recent developments in science and technology and to perform scientific research or implement a project in the software engineering domain.
6 An understanding of professional, legal, ethical and social issues and responsibilities related to Software Engineering
7 Skills in project and risk management, awareness about importance of entrepreneurship, innovation and long-term development, and recognition of international standards of excellence for software engineering practices standards and methodologies.
8 An understanding about the impact of Software Engineering solutions in a global, environmental, societal and legal context while making decisions
9 Promote the development, adoption and sustained use of standards of excellence for software engineering practices

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 5 80
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments 3 15 45
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 20 20
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 30 30
Total Workload 175