Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Ergonomics In Working Life CEK 256 4 3 + 0 3 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. ABDURRAHMAN BENLİ
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants Res.Asst. Özge Alev SÖNMEZ
Course Category
Course Objective The general objective of this course is to examine problems concerned with the achievement of optimal relationships between humans and their work environment.
Course Content Human-machine and environment accommodation in workplace, policies and main issues
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 It defines anatomical and antropometric characteristics, physical capacities and tolerance level of human beings Lecture, Testing, Homework,
2 It examines and analyzes the policies of the system to continue its existence under factors and possible organic and psycho-social stress conditions of the Industrial work life Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
3 It discusses the conditions for a harmony between human beings and machines Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Testing, Homework,
4 It proposes a design and modification of an environment which is suitable for human being-machine-environment setting Drilland Practice, Group Study, Testing, Homework,
5 It explains the reasons of noise and vibration Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Testing, Homework,
6 It evaluates the reasons and results of work injuries, stres and work abseenteism Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction to Ergonomics
2 Industrial Society and Ergonomics
3 Human-Machine Systems
4 Human from Ergonomics Perpectives
5 Human Work and Characteristics
6 Work Organisation
7 Midterm Exam
8 Noise and Vibration
9 Climate, Lightining and Dust
10 Visiting a Factory
11 Organisation of Workplace
12 Occupational Health
13 Occupational Safety
14 General Considerations
Course Notes
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Acquiring theoretical and practical competency in the fields of industrial relations, human resource management, social policy and labour and social security law both at national and international levels X
2 Mastering core industrial relations concepts X
3 Demonstrating awareness of issues related to social justice X
4 Competent use of Turkish language in written and oral communication and ability to reflect on what you have learned, and to conduct an inventory of skills and competencies gained
5 Ability to engage in independent analysis and communication of results and ability to independently formulate research or term paper topics X
6 Competent use of statistics and databases to analyze data, interpreting graphs , tables, and index numbers and constructing them to convey information
7 Ability to work effectively in groups
8 Competent use of a foreign language in terms of oral, written and learning skills
9 Competent use of word processing, presentation, spreadsheet and statistical software used in human resources and labour relations
10 Developing an ethical sensitivity in professional and scientific contexts X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 80
1. Kısa Sınav 5
2. Kısa Sınav 5
1. Ödev 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 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 3 48
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Assignment 1 10 10
Final examination 1 10 10
Quiz 2 5 10
Total Workload 136
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.44
dersAKTSKredisi 5