ECTS - Technology Trends in E-Government

Technology Trends in E-Government (ISE423) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Technology Trends in E-Government ISE423 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Natural & Applied Sciences Master's Degree
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Course Assistants
Course Objectives The objective of this course is to introduce students to topics related to e-Government development and implementation, and other initiatives mediated by the Internet. The technologies, frameworks, policies, evaluation methods and best practices are also addressed.
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 DoDA; 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 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. Lecture Notes (has to be compiled from recent papers and books)
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 1 5
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 4 30
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 30
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 35
Toplam 7 100
Percentage of Semester Work 65
Percentage of Final Work 35
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 domains.
5 An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.
6 An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
7 An ability to communicate effectively.
8 Recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning.
9 A knowledge of contemporary issues.
10 An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.
11 Skills in project management and recognition of international standards and methodologies
12 An ability to produce engineering products or prototypes that solve real-life problems.
13 Skills that contribute to professional knowledge.
14 An ability to make methodological scientific research.
15 An ability to produce, report and present an original or known scientific body of knowledge.
16 An ability to defend an originally produced idea.

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 4 7 28
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 15 15
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 20 20
Total Workload 111