Instructor:    Öğr. Gör. Burçin Buket OĞUL

Office: L-116, e-mail: buket.ogul [at]


Course Description 

Computer Hardware and Software, Computer and Information System, Windows Operating System, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet browsing, Introduction to  Statistical Package for Social Scientists (SPSS), Data handling in SPSS, Data Tables and Charts. 


Text Books

Microsoft Office 2010 Plain & Simple, Katherine Murray, Microsoft Press, 2010. 
A Simple Guide to SPSS Lee A. Kirkpatrick, Brooke C. Feeney, Wadsworth Publishing, 2010. 



Week 1 Introduction to Computers 
Week 2 Introduction to Information Systems 
Week 3 Windows Operating System 
Week 4 Word Processing 
Week 5 Spread sheets and MS Excel 
Week 6 Spread sheets and MS Excel
Week 7  Basics of MS PowerPoint 
Week 8 Data Collection and Types of variables in Social Sciences 
Week 9 Introduction to SPSS 
Week 10 Tables and Charts for Categorical Data 
Week 11 Organizing Numerical Data 
Week 12 Tables and Charts for Numerical Data 
Week 13 Cross Tabulations 
Week 14 Exploratory Data Analysis