Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Information Technology For Disaster Management YBS 358 6 2 + 0 2 5
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Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. AYKUT HAMİT TURAN
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Course Objective To teach how information systems are used in different phases of disaster management to reduce the losses caused by disasters. Tools used include the global positioning system, geographical information systems, hazard and emergency management-related software packages, as well as decision analysis methods.
Course Content Role of information systems in disaster management
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Understanding the definition of disasters Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Case Study, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
2 Understanding disaster management and its cyclic structure Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Case Study, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
3 Analyzing information technologies used in disaster management Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Case Study, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
4 Analyzing best practices Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Case Study, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Disaster, Disaster management Review of the related chapters of the lecture.
2 Phases of disaster management Review of the related chapters of the lecture.
3 IT for mitigation phase Review of the related chapters of the lecture.
4 IT for risk reduction phase Review of the related chapters of the lecture.
5 IT for preparedness phase Review of the related chapters of the lecture.
6 IT for response phase Review of the related chapters of the lecture.
7 IT for recovery phase Review of the related chapters of the lecture.
8 MID TERM EXAM
9 Case studies
10 Case studies
11 Case studies
12 Case studies
13 Case studies
14 Case studies
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Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Can follow new and current technologies and evaluate them X
2 Can understand the operation of Corporate Information Systems and use these systems at a basic level X
3 Constructs numerical models of basic business problems. X
4 Solves modeled business problems with the help of information technologies and interprets the solutions X
5 Contributes to informatics oriented projects as a member of the team X
6 Effectively uses information technology tools that support teamwork in project management. X
7 Master basic business functions and information technologies and establishes the link between them X
8 Contributes to the design, development and implementation processes of corporate information systems.
9 Can produce and present quality documentation for all kinds of projects, including entrepreneurship projects.
10 Prepares informative, effective and interesting presentations and presents these presentations. X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 70
1. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Ödev 10
2. Kısa Sınav 10
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 2 32
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Mid-terms 1 30 30
Quiz 2 5 10
Assignment 1 20 20
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 134
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.36
dersAKTSKredisi 5