Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Ergonomy and Health In Informatics BTO 213 3 3 + 0 3 4
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi ONUR İŞBULAN
Course Lecturers Dr.Öğr.Üyesi ONUR İŞBULAN,
Course Assistants Res. Ass. N. Burcin HAMETOGLU
Course Category
Course Objective The aim of this course is to make aware of students about negative effects of using technogy especially computers and learn how to use computer without any health problems
Course Content Human-computer interaction, ergonomy, effets of technological devices on health, problems and solutions
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Explains the relation between health and human-computer interaction and give examples Lecture, Testing,
2 Explain ergonomy interms of using technology Discussion, Testing,
3 Give suggestion for using technology in a healtier way. Brain Storming, Testing,
4 Search the possible healt problems resulted from using technolgy and develop suggestions Group Study, Homework,
5 Explain ilness about informatics technologies. Case Study, Homework,
6 Design and apply a laboratory used in informatics technologies. Project Based Learning, Project / Design,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Concept of human-computer interaction and advantages and disadvantages
2 Concept of ergonomy, relations bettween informatics, humans and ergonomy
3 Effects of information technologies on human health
4 Advantages of information technology for human health
5 Disadvantages of information technology for human health
6 Reasons for negative effects of information technologies
7 Harmfull technologies for human health
8 Preventing the harmfull effects
9 Important issues for using technologies
10 Solutions and suggestions for using technology
11 Standards and laws for technology, ergonomy and health
12 Standards and laws for technology, ergonomy and health
13 Evaluation of technologies and application according to standards and laws
14 Final discussions and general evaluation of the course
Course Notes
Course Resources
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 40
1. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Ödev 40
2. Kısa Sınav 10
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 60
1. Final 40
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 2 32
Mid-terms 1 8 8
Quiz 2 5 10
Oral Examination 2 2 4
Final examination 1 2 2
Total Workload 104
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.16
dersAKTSKredisi 4