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
SEN4931 Special Topics in Software Engineering I Fall 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. MEHMET ALPER TUNGA
Course Lecturer(s): Prof. Dr. NAFİZ ARICA
Recommended Optional Program Components: None
Course Objectives: Study of various topics, like advanced design patterns with current technical developments in software engineering. Applications in software engineering concepts with enterprise systems and their solution techniques.

Learning Outcomes

The students who have succeeded in this course;
1. Describe SOA basics
2. Describe timeline of SOA
3. Analyze web services framework
4. Define SOA principles
5. Analyze SOA layers
6. Analyze SOA lifecycle phases
7. Describe service analysis
8. Describe service modeling
9. Analyze service oriented design

Course Content

The course content is composed of introducing service oriented architecture (soa), evolution of soa, the web services framework, web services and contemporary soa, principles of service orientation, soa application and business service layers, soa orchestration service layer and agnostic services, soa delivery lifecycle phases, service oriented analysis, service modeling, service oriented design, wsdl.

Weekly Detailed Course Contents

Week Subject Related Preparation
1) Introducing Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)
2) Evolution of SOA
3) The Web Services Framework
4) Web Services and Contemporary SOA
5) Principles of Service Orientation
6) SOA Application and Business Service Layers
7) SOA Applications / Midterm I
8) SOA Orchestration Service Layer and Agnostic Services
9) SOA Delivery Lifecycle Phases
10) Service Oriented Analysis
11) Service modeling
12) Service Modeling / Midterm II
13) Service Oriented Design
14) WSDL


Course Notes / Textbooks: Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA): Concepts, Technology, and Design, Thomas Erl 978-0131858589
References: Yok

Evaluation System

Semester Requirements Number of Activities Level of Contribution
Quizzes 2 % 10
Homework Assignments 2 % 10
Midterms 2 % 40
Final 1 % 40
Total % 100
Total % 100

ECTS / Workload Table

Activities Number of Activities Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours 14 3 42
Study Hours Out of Class 3 5 15
Homework Assignments 2 5 10
Quizzes 2 3 6
Midterms 2 14 28
Final 1 17 17
Total Workload 118

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.