Syllabus

Hacettepe University

Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering

ELE 107 Computers and Programming I

Fall 2018

 

Instructors:

Dr. Derya Altunay (Section 21)

Dr. Barış Yüksekkaya (Section 22)

 

Lecture Hours:

Section 21: Wednesdays 13:00 - 15:45, Classroom: E7

Section 22: Fridays 13:00 - 15:45, Classroom: E3

 

Textbook:

Technology In Action, Complete, 10/E, Evans, Martin and Poatsy, Pearson, 2014.

 

Topics:

The following outline represents a general structure for the course:

 

WEEKS

TOPICS

CHAPTERS

Week 1

Introduction, History of computers

Ch01

Week 2

Number systems, Binary codes

 

Week 3

Arithmetic operations, Boolean algebra

 

Week 4

Looking at Computers: Understanding the Parts

Ch02

Week 5

Application Software

Ch04

Week 6

System Software: The Operating System, Utility Programs, and File Management

Ch05

Week 7

Understanding and Assessing Hardware

Ch06

Week 8

Computer Architecture and Organization

 

Week 9

MIDTERM EXAM

 

Week 10

Networking, Using the Internet

Ch07 + Ch03

Week 11

Digital Devices and Media

Ch08

Week 12

Securing Your System

Ch09

Week 13

Software Programming, Flowcharts

Ch10

Week 14

Databases and Information Systems

Ch11

 

Attendance:

Daily attendance is strongly encouraged. Any student missing a lecture is responsible

for all material assigned or covered in class during his or her absence.

 

Grading:

One midterm exam 40%, and a final exam 60%.

 

Reference books:

1) Tomorrow's Technology and You, Complete, 10/E, Beekman, Pearson.

2) Computers Are Your Future, Complete, 12/E, Laberta, Pearson.

3) Computer Science: An Overview, 11/E, Brookshear, Addison Wesley.

4) Invitation to Computer Science, 6/E, Schneider and Gersting, Cengage Learning.