COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Information Technology (IT) Law
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
HUK 469
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
4
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
Turkish
Course Type
Elective
Course Level
First Cycle
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s)
Course Objectives Course objective is to have a general legal knowledge about principles of information technology which dominates our daily life.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • The students who succeeded in this course; - Will internalize technical and legal notions of information technology
  • Will become skillful at understanding current developments in the field of information technology
  • Will have knowledge about the structure and functioning of the internet
  • Will have general knowledge cyber crimes
  • Will have general knowledge about regulations of European Union
  • Will have the skill of analyzing national and international court's decisions
  • Will be informed about e-trade regulations
Course Description Concept and types of personal data and duty to keep secret, right to Access daatas, disposing informations under freem of speech, value of personal data, commercial use of personal data, protection of personal data and role of public and private instutitons, Turkish and EU legal frameworks will be covered during this course.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Required Materials
1 Information technology in general, computer networks and internet Related parts of the sources
2 Components of internet network, its functioning Related parts of the sources
3 Administration of internet and information technology in Turkey Related parts of the sources
4 Subjects of the internet Related parts of the sources
5 IT, internet and law Related parts of the sources
6 Code no. 5237 and cyber crimes Related parts of the sources
7 General review for the midterm exam Related parts of the sources
8 Midterm exam
9 International agreements related to IT Related parts of the sources
10 Domain names and internet in terms of intellectual property rights Related parts of the sources
11 Directives of European Union and IT law Related parts of the sources
12 Other legal arrangements related IT law Related parts of the sources
13 Contracts made through internet and e-signature Related parts of the sources
14 E-trade Related parts of the sources
15 General review for the final exam Related parts of the sources
16 Final exam
Course Notes/Textbooks Ian J. Lloyd: Information Technology Law, 2010, 2008
Suggested Readings/Materials Andrew Murray: Information Technology Law: The law and Society, 2010; İpek Sağlam: Elektronik Sözleşmeler, İstanbul 2007; Yeşim Atamer: İnternet ve Hukuk, İstanbul 2004

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterm
1
40
Final Exam
1
60
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
60
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
40
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
Study Hours Out of Class
0
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
30
Final Exams
1
40
    Total
118

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To be able to possess the knowledge in legal terminology, concepts and principles.

X
2

To be able to solve the legal problems with an analytic and integral point of view.

X
3

To be able to evaluate the legal knowledge and abilities obtained with a critical approach.

X
4

To be able to evaluate the developments in legal theory and practice by monitoring local, international and interdisciplinary dimensions.

X
5

To be able to have awareness of social, professional and scientific principles of ethic behaviour.

X
6

To be able to take responsibility in solving problems by creative and innovative thinking.

X
7

To be able to interpret the legal norms with a sense of justice respectful to human rights and in the light of principles of democratic, secular and social state of law.

X
8

Working efficiently and effectively, learning how to be a team member, taking responsibilities, being open minded, constructive, open to criticism and having self confidence

X
9

To be able to use the daily scientific sources and court judgments in the framework of life time learning approach.

X
10

To be able to inform the related persons and institutions about legal matters both verbally and in written.

X
11

To be able to monitor the daily legal information/court decisions and interacts with the colleagues in a foreign language (“European Language Portfolio Global Scale” Level B1) .

X
12

To be able to use the information and communication technology together with the computer programs in a level required by the area of law (“European Computer Driving Licence, Advanced Level”).

X

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest