COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Graphic Studio I GRA   215 3 2 3 4

Prerequisites and co-requisites
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Lec. Mustafa Can KIZGINDEMİR
Instructors
Öğr. Gör.AŞKIN ŞEN GÖK1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
To develop conceptual ideas about graphic design problems; to create information about the filde of graphic design
Content
In this practice-based course, students gain a perception of graphic design. With the practice-based projects, students gain the method of the transformation of the object as the construction of the meaning in graphic design products.

Learning Outcomes
1) Learns the basic concepts in the field of design.
2) Gains the knowledge about the culture of design.
3) Develops the skill of visualizing an idea, a message or the concept according to the method of graphically thinking.
4) Produces visual solutions appropriate to the concept.
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
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1
Recognition of the basic elements and principles of art and design.
X
2
Recognition of national/international artistic and cultural elements which can effect Graphic design practices.
X
3
Identification of communication methods, communication elements and mass communication media
X
4
Following and using the current applications, innovations and technological devolopments in line with the visual communication world.
X
5
Using the information of ther field with the practices of other diciplines.
X
6
Using the basic criteria of art and design, preparing creative, original, aesthetic and economic alternative solutions for visual communication problems.
X
7
Using different materials, paints and technological tools in the process of design.
X
8
Using research methods, techniques and dialectic to make access to information.
X
9
Being competent in at least one foreign language to be able to understand and communicate in the field.
X
10
Operating information and communication technologies effectively, both in learning process and design process.
X
11
Being a responsible citizen with his/her awareness of social, cultural, scientific and artistic values.
X
12
Ability to work effectively and take responsibility during individual or group work.
X
13
Using time efficiently with planned, careful and disciplined work.
X
14
Ability to read, understand and interpret his/her acquirements with a critical perspective.
X
15
Having the self-confidence and ability of communicating, written, orally and visually.
X
16
Establishing effective communication with his/her colleagues, employers and persons he/she works with.
X
17
Showing personal and professional care in protecting the environment and defending the ethical and legal values of the profession.
X
18
Being aware of the role and importance of graphic design in social life.
X
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Taking responsibility in the use of correct language when designing.
X
20
Creating designs that serve its purpose, communicates successfully and reaches the target audience.
X

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Meet with the studets; general discussion about the area of Graphic Design; discussion about the methods to be used during the term Written and Visual Resources Question-Answer
2 Course introduction; explanation of the materials and the resources; looking at the area covered by the graphic design by means of visual examples; discussion on the exsamples. Written and Visual Resources Question-Answer
Demonstration
3 Informing about the first project, brief project presentation, presenting the relevant samples. Written and Visual Resources Question-Answer
Demonstration
4 Project: Creating a symbol for himself/herself and a friend. Written and Visual Resources Lecture
Drilland Practice
Brain Storming
5 Project Preparation: The first presentations on the project; discussion of the ideas; asessment of the visual sketches done Written and Visual Resources Lecture
Drilland Practice
Brain Storming
6 Project Evaluation: Comments on student presentations and on the visual sketches. Written and Visual Resources Lecture
Drilland Practice
Project Based Learning
7 Project Evaluation: Comments on student presentations and on the visual sketches. Written and Visual Resources Discussion
Motivations to Show
Case Study
8 Project delivery : Midterm exam Written and Visual Resources Discussion
Project Based Learning
9 Evaluation of products resulting from the first project; discussion of the graphic products created in the context of the project. Written and Visual Resources Discussion
Project Based Learning
10 Project - 2 finalization and presentation. Written and Visual Resources Discussion
Project Based Learning
11 Information about the second project; brief presentation of the project, showing relevant examples. Written and Visual Resources Discussion
Motivations to Show
Case Study
12 Project: Transformation of an object selected by the student in the context of visualization of concepts in the field of graphic design. Written and Visual Resources Discussion
Motivations to Show
Case Study
13 Project Preparation: The first presentations about the project, discuss of the selected objects suitability for the project, assessment of the visual sketches. Written and Visual Resources Discussion
Motivations to Show
Case Study
14 Project evaluation: Student presentations and comments on the visual sketches. Written and Visual Resources Discussion
Motivations to Show
Case Study
Problem Solving
15 Project delivery : Final exam Written and Visual Resources Problem Solving
16-17 Evaluation of the students performance in the fall semester and of the products resulting from the second project. Written and Visual Resources Problem Solving

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
Additional Resources