Sr. Instr. Mobina Beheshti

Course Outline

Course CodeITEC185Course TitleINTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL MEDIA
Semester2016-2017 SPRINGLanguageEnglish
CategoryUC (University Core)LevelFirst Year
Workload180 HoursTeaching Format2 Hours Lecture, 2 Hours Laboratory
EMU Credit(2,0,2) 3ECTS Credit 
Prerequisite(s)--Course Webhttp://staff.emu.edu.tr/mobinabeheshti/en

 

Course CoordinatorŞensev Payan İLKAN
e-mailsensev.alicik@emu.edu.trOffice No:CT110
InstructorCihan ÜNAL
e-mailcihan.unal@emu.edu.trOffice No:CT 123F
InstructorMobina BEHESHTI
e-mailmobina.beheshti@emu.edu.trOffice No:CT 123B
InstructorPınar KUMYALILI  
e-mailpınar.sahin@emu.edu.trOffice No:CT 207

 

Course Description
The course presents the basic description of information technology concepts, basic computer system hardware and software components, common terminology in information technology, application areas, and integration of computer system components. The course also offers practical experiments, in order to understand the basic concepts of different application programs such as office tools and digital media software.

 

General Learning Outcomes

Goals of the course enable students to be able to:

  • Interpret the components of a Computer System
  • Identify Information Technology Concepts
  • Identify importance of Computer Networks
  • Operate computers effectively
  • Practice office tools
  • Basic components of digital media software

 

Teaching Methodology / Classroom Procedures

The theoretical part of the course is covered within 2 hours/pw and class attendance is important and compulsory. Slide handouts are used for lecture notes.

The practical aspect of the course is made-up of 2 hours/pw in order to provide the students with an experience of keyboarding, use of popular Microsoft Office tools such as Word and PowerPoint as well as architecture related applications such as AutoCad, SketchUp, Adobe Illustrator and PhotoShop. Attending both lecture and lab is important in order to follow the software applications and exercises. Each lab work has 2% weight on the overall markLab work should be conducted and submitted to instructor at the relevant lab hour. 

 

Course Materials / Main References

All lecture and lab course materials will be shared through the course website

Reference  Book:

UNDERSTANDING COMPUTERS IN A CHANGING SOCIETY  5th EDITION

  ISBN: 978-1-133-19111-7

 

Weekly Schedule Summary of Topics
Week 1

LECTURE1 – An Introduction to computers

LAB1 – Student Portal, Microsoft Word 2010

Week 2

LECTURE2 – Hardware and Software

LAB2 - Microsoft Word 2010

Week 3

LECTURE3 – Internet and World Wide Web

LAB 3 - Microsoft Powerpoint 2010

Week4

 LECTURE4 – AutoCad (Part1)

LAB 4 – AutoCad Application

Week 5

LECTURE5- AutoCad (Part2)

LAB 5 – AutoCad Application

Week 6

LECTURE6 - AutoCad (Part3)

LAB 6 – AutoCad Application

Week 7

LECTURE7 – Sketchup (Part1)

LAB 7 – Sketchup Application

Week 8-9MIDTERM EXAMINATION PERIOD
Week 10

LECTURE8 - Sketchup (Part2)

LAB 8 - Sketchup Application

Week11

LECTURE9 – Adobe Illustrator

LAB 9 - Adobe Illustrator Application

Week 12

LECTURE10 – PhotoShop (Part1)

LAB 10 – PhotoShop Application

Week 13

LECTURE11 - PhotoShop (Part2)

LAB 11 - PhotoShop Application

Week 14

Completing any missing topics

Final review

Week 15-17FINAL EXAMINATION PERIOD

 

Requirements

ATTENDANCE

 

  • Attendance is mandatory and less  than 60% attendance may  result in "NG" Grade

  MAKE-UP EXAMINATION POLICY

  • Make-up Examination  will be offered to those students who missed out Mid-term or Final Examination 
    providing that:-

a) Student has a genuine reason approved by the Instructor (i.e.  A Medical Report submitted within 3 
    working days or other reasons within the prior knowledge and approval of the Instructor);  

       b) Student has more than 60% Attendance record;

  • Make-up Examination will cover entire Course content of the semester.  
  • Make-up Examination will be held immediately after the Final Examinations. Exam date, time and place will be
     officially announced by the department). 
  • No make-up Examination is offered for Class or Lab Quiz(s)

 

Method of Assessment
Evaluation and GradingAttendanceLab WorkMidterm ExamFinal Exam
Percentage10 %20%30 %40 %

 

Grading Criteria *
AA-B+BB-C+CC-D+DD-F
90 -10085 - 8980 - 8475 - 7970 - 7465 - 6960 - 6456 - 5953 - 5550 - 5240 - 490 – 39

 * Letter grades will be decided upon after calculating the averages at the end of the semester and distribution of the averages will play a significant role in the evaluation of the letter grades.