CE101 Introduction to Civil EngineeringIstanbul Okan UniversityDegree Programs Civil Engineering (English)General Information For StudentsDiploma SupplementErasmus Policy StatementNational Qualifications
Civil Engineering (English)
Bachelor TR-NQF-HE: Level 6 QF-EHEA: First Cycle EQF-LLL: Level 6

General course introduction information

Course Code: CE101
Course Name: Introduction to Civil Engineering
Course Semester: Fall
Course Credits:
Theoretical Practical Credit ECTS
3 0 3 6
Language of instruction: EN
Course Requisites:
Does the Course Require Work Experience?: No
Type of course:
Course Level:
Bachelor TR-NQF-HE:6. Master`s Degree QF-EHEA:First Cycle EQF-LLL:6. Master`s Degree
Mode of Delivery: Face to face
Course Coordinator : Öğr.Gör. ÖZLEM VARDAR
Course Lecturer(s): Assoc. Prof. ABDULLAH TOLGA ÖZER
Öğr.Gör. ÖZLEM VARDAR
Dr. BİLİNMİYOR BEKLER
Course Assistants:

Course Objective and Content

Course Objectives: The goal of this course is to give information to students on engineering disciplines and branch of civil engineering. The course objectives are: obtain information about Civil Engineering education, understand the responsibilities of a Civil Engineer, Understand the ethical and professional responsibilities of a Civil Engineer, inquire information about various disciplines of Civil Engineering, improve presentation skills.
Course Content: Civil Engineering and its sub-disciplines

Learning Outcomes

The students who have succeeded in this course;
Learning Outcomes
1 - Knowledge
Theoretical - Conceptual
1) Obtain information about Civil Engineering education, and curriculum at Okan University
2) Recognize the responsibilities of a Civil Engineer
3) Recognize the ethical and professional responsibilities of a Civil Engineer
4) Explain the terminology used in construction technology
5) Describe the different techniques used to construct a range of substructures and superstructures, including their function and design selection criteria
6) Identify the different types of civil engineering/infrastructure technology used in support of buildings
7) Illustrate the supply and distribution of a range of building services and how they are accommodated within the building.
8) To evaluate to be a team member by working on class presentations with your class mates in your group
9) To improve presentation skills, and ability to convey message
2 - Skills
Cognitive - Practical
3 - Competences
Communication and Social Competence
Learning Competence
Field Specific Competence
Competence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility

Lesson Plan

Week Subject Related Preparation
1) Introduction to Civil Engineering and its areas
2) Structural Engineering
3) Geotechnical Engineering Earthquake Engineering
4) Transportation Engineering Hydraulic Engineering
5) Introduction to structures and Structures materials
6) Project Management and construction project participants
7) Workplace Etiquette
8) Ethics in Engineering business
9) Mid-Term
10) The Use of Computers in Civil Engineering
11) Learning the Basics of Microsoft Word Writing Techniques
12) Learning the Basics of Microsoft Excel
13) Learning the Basics of Microsoft Powerpoint Creating an Effective Powerpoint Presentation
14) Team presentations

Sources

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Course-Program Learning Outcome Relationship

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Program Outcomes
1) Adequate knowledge in mathematics, science and engineering subjects pertaining to the relevant discipline; ability to use theoretical and applied information in these areas to model and solve engineering problems.
2) Ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems; ability to select and apply proper analysis and modelling methods for this purpose.
3) Ability to design a complex system, process, device or product under realistic constraints and conditions, in such a way so as to meet the desired result; ability to apply modern design methods for this purpose. (Realistic constraints and conditions may include factors such as economic and environmental issues, sustainability, manufacturability, ethics, health, safety issues, and social and political issues according to the nature of the design.)
4) Ability to select and use modern techniques and tools needed for analyzing and solving complex problems encountered in engineering practice; ability to employ information technologies effectively.
5) Ability to design and conduct experiments, gather data, analyze and interpret results for investigating complex engineering problems or discipline specific research questions.
6) Ability to work efficiently in intra-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary teams; ability to work individually.
7) Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; knowledge of a minimum of one foreign language; ability to write effective reports and comprehend written reports, prepare design and production reports, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear and intelligible instructions.
8) Recognition of the need for lifelong learning; ability to access information, to follow developments in science and technology, and to continue to educate him/herself.
9) Knowledge on behavior according ethical principles, professional and ethical responsibility and standards used in engineering practices.
10) Knowledge about business life practices such as project management, risk management, and change management; awareness in entrepreneurship, innovation; knowledge about sustainable development.
11) Knowledge about contemporary issues and the global and societal effects of engineering practices on health, environment, and safety; awareness of the legal consequences of engineering solutions.

Course - Learning Outcome Relationship

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Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1) Adequate knowledge in mathematics, science and engineering subjects pertaining to the relevant discipline; ability to use theoretical and applied information in these areas to model and solve engineering problems.
2) Ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems; ability to select and apply proper analysis and modelling methods for this purpose.
3) Ability to design a complex system, process, device or product under realistic constraints and conditions, in such a way so as to meet the desired result; ability to apply modern design methods for this purpose. (Realistic constraints and conditions may include factors such as economic and environmental issues, sustainability, manufacturability, ethics, health, safety issues, and social and political issues according to the nature of the design.)
4) Ability to select and use modern techniques and tools needed for analyzing and solving complex problems encountered in engineering practice; ability to employ information technologies effectively.
5) Ability to design and conduct experiments, gather data, analyze and interpret results for investigating complex engineering problems or discipline specific research questions.
6) Ability to work efficiently in intra-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary teams; ability to work individually.
7) Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; knowledge of a minimum of one foreign language; ability to write effective reports and comprehend written reports, prepare design and production reports, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear and intelligible instructions. 5
8) Recognition of the need for lifelong learning; ability to access information, to follow developments in science and technology, and to continue to educate him/herself. 5
9) Knowledge on behavior according ethical principles, professional and ethical responsibility and standards used in engineering practices. 5
10) Knowledge about business life practices such as project management, risk management, and change management; awareness in entrepreneurship, innovation; knowledge about sustainable development.
11) Knowledge about contemporary issues and the global and societal effects of engineering practices on health, environment, and safety; awareness of the legal consequences of engineering solutions.

Learning Activity and Teaching Methods

Expression
Lesson

Assessment & Grading Methods and Criteria

Written Exam (Open-ended questions, multiple choice, true-false, matching, fill in the blanks, sequencing)
Presentation

Assessment & Grading

Semester Requirements Number of Activities Level of Contribution
Presentation 1 % 20
Midterms 1 % 30
Final 1 % 50
total % 100
PERCENTAGE OF SEMESTER WORK % 50
PERCENTAGE OF FINAL WORK % 50
total % 100

Workload and ECTS Credit Grading

Activities Number of Activities Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours 14 3 42
Study Hours Out of Class 14 9 126
Presentations / Seminar 1 3 3
Midterms 1 2 2
Final 1 2 2
Total Workload 175