Bachelor TR-NQF-HE: Level 6 QF-EHEA: First Cycle EQF-LLL: Level 6

Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Code Course Name Semester Theoretical Practical Credit ECTS
EEE4932 Special Topics in Electrical and Electronics Engineering II Spring 3 0 3 6
This catalog is for information purposes. Course status is determined by the relevant department at the beginning of semester.

Basic information

Language of instruction: English
Type of course: Non-Departmental Elective
Course Level: Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery: Face to face
Course Coordinator : Prof. Dr. ŞEREF KALEM
Recommended Optional Program Components: None
Course Objectives: The aim of this course is to review the latest developments in electrical engineering. Topics may include but are not limited to image and video processing, speech processing, telecommunications, wireless networks, biomedical engineering. The students will conduct a literature survey on recent papers in a selected research topic and will present their results to the class. Students will also have an opportunity to discuss with local guest speakers.

Learning Outcomes

The students who have succeeded in this course;
1. Search for the recent papers
2. Review the recent papers
3. Identify the important articles about hot topics in the field
4. Identify the areas of controversy among research results if possible
5. Report the results of the literature review as a technical document
6. Present the results of the literature review in class
7. Discuss with local guest speakers

Course Content

Introduction to Special Topics in Electrical Engineering, guest speaker presentations, literature review, student presentations, writing a technical report

Weekly Detailed Course Contents

Week Subject Related Preparation
1) Introduction to Special Topics in Electrical Engineering
2) Guest speaker presentation
3) Guest speaker presentation
4) Guest speaker presentation
5) Guest speaker presentation
6) Guest speaker presentation
7) Guest speaker presentation
8) Student presentation
9) Student presentation
10) Student presentation
11) Student presentation
12) Student presentation
13) Student presentation
14) Student presentation


Course Notes / Textbooks: NA
References: NA

Evaluation System

Semester Requirements Number of Activities Level of Contribution
Attendance 1 % 20
Homework Assignments 1 % 30
Presentation 1 % 50
Total % 100
Total % 100

ECTS / Workload Table

Activities Number of Activities Workload
Course Hours 14 42
Study Hours Out of Class 16 84
Homework Assignments 1 25
Total Workload 151

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

No Effect 1 Lowest 2 Low 3 Average 4 High 5 Highest
Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1) To be able to critically interpret and discuss the theories, the concepts, the traditions, and the developments in the history of thought which are fundamental for the field of new media, journalism and communication.
2) To be able to attain written, oral and visual knowledge about technical equipment and software used in the process of news and the content production in new media, and to be able to acquire effective abilities to use them on a professional level.
3) To be able to get information about the institutional agents and generally about the sector operating in the field of new media, journalism and communication, and to be able to critically evaluate them.
4) To be able to comprehend the reactions of the readers, the listeners, the audiences and the users to the changing roles of media environments, and to be able to provide and circulate an original contents for them and to predict future trends.
5) To be able to apprehend the basic theories, the concepts and the thoughts related to neighbouring fields of new media and journalism in a critical manner.
6) To be able to grasp global and technological changes in the field of communication, and the relations due to with their effects on the local agents.
7) To be able to develop skills on gathering necessary data by using scientific methods, analyzing and circulating them in order to produce content.
8) To be able to develop acquired knowledge, skills and competence upon social aims by being legally and ethically responsible for a lifetime, and to be able to use them in order to provide social benefit.
9) To be able to operate collaborative projects with national/international colleagues in the field of new media, journalism and communication.
10) To be able to improve skills on creating works in various formats and which are qualified to be published on the prestigious national and international channels.