ECTS - Innovative Visual Narrative

Innovative Visual Narrative (ART285) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Innovative Visual Narrative ART285 Fall and Spring 3 0 0 3 4
Pre-requisite Course(s)
N/A
Course Language English
Course Type Elective Courses
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Discussion.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Course Assistants
Course Objectives This course aims at providing an innovative approach to the utilization of visuals and visual storytelling in design, cognition, personal expression, communication and interaction.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • The learner will be able to further develop his / her visual literacy
  • Competency in understanding and interpreting visual and /or artistic styles will be acquired
  • Competency in knowing how an innovative approach can be followed in visual expression will be further developed
  • Competency in conducting research within a timetable and making the necessary adjustments based on the given critical review will be further developed
  • The learner will be able to distinguish when and under which circumstances the visual narrative can be utilized in his / her relative field
Course Content Investigation of the visual narration processes through selected examples;preperation of a research report in line with the selected type of visual narration; information about the effectiveness of the visual material or visual narrative on thinking,decision making and personal communication;evaluation;effects of innovative approaches on visual

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introduction to course and the course materials, Defining Visual Communication: Aim, types and methods Various art materials for the subject: 35x50cm drawing paper, color pencils, sketch pen (marker etc.), watercolor, acrylic, brush etc.
2 Basic design principles Composition, proximity, ration, rhythm, contrast etc. 35x50 Abstract composition within the full-empty space relations
3 Basic freehand sketch Lighting, toning, ration, composition
4 Basic freehand sketch Lighting, toning, ration, composition Drawing a group of geometric objects, and architectural space
5 Basic freehand sketch Lighting, toning, ration, composition Drawing a group of geometric objects, and architectural space
6 Basic freehand sketch Lighting, toning, ration, composition Drawing a group of geometric objects, and architectural space
7 Basic freehand sketch Lighting, toning, ration, composition Drawing a group of geometric objects, and architectural space
8 Components of the Visual Narrative: Point of View and Composition
9 Components of the Visual Narrative: Light, Color and Texture
10 Components of the Visual Narrative: Sound
11 Personal Research Project: Proposal of the Objective and the Content Drawing a group of geometric objects, and architectural space
12 Personal Project: Research and Data Collection
13 Personal Project: 1st Review
14 Personal Project: Revision of the Report
15 Personal Project: Submission of the Report

Sources

Other Sources 1. Block, B. (2007). The Visual Story: Creating the Visual Structure of Film, TV and Digital Media. Oxford. Focal Press Publishing.
2. Caplin, S., Banks, A. ve Holmes, N. (2003). The Complete Guide to Digital Illustration. East Sussex: Ilex Press
3. Ching, F. D. K. (1989). Drawing: A Creative Process. Wiley Publishing
4. Dahaner, S. (2004). The Complete Guide to Digital 3D Design. East Sussex: Ilex Press.
5. Selby, A. (2009). Animation in Process. Laurence King Publishing.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 15 10
Laboratory - -
Application 7 10
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project 1 25
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 25
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 30
Toplam 25 100
Percentage of Semester Work 70
Percentage of Final Work 30
Total 100

Course Category

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

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Adequate knowledge in mathematics, science and subjects specific to the computer engineering discipline; the ability to apply theoretical and practical knowledge of these areas to complex engineering problems.
2 The ability to identify, define, formulate and solve complex engineering problems; selecting and applying proper analysis and modeling techniques for this purpose.
3 The ability to design a complex system, process, device or product under realistic constraints and conditions to meet specific requirements; the ability to apply modern design methods for this purpose.
4 The ability to develop, select and utilize modern techniques and tools essential for the analysis and determination of complex problems in computer engineering applications; the ability to utilize information technologies effectively.
5 The ability to design experiments, conduct experiments, gather data, analyze and interpret results for the investigation of complex engineering problems or research topics specific to the computer engineering discipline.
6 The ability to work effectively in inter/inner disciplinary teams; ability to work individually
7 Effective oral and writen communication skills in Turkish; the knowledge of at least one foreign language; the ability to write effective reports and comprehend written reports, to prepare design and production reports, to make effective presentations, to give and to receive clear and understandable instructions.
8 Recognition of the need for lifelong learning; the ability to access information, to follow recent developments in science and technology.
9 The ability to behave according to ethical principles, awareness of professional and ethical responsibility; knowledge of the standards utilized in computer engineering applications.
10 Knowledge on business practices such as project management, risk management and change management; awareness about entrepreneurship, innovation; knowledge on sustainable development.
11 Knowledge on the effects of computer engineering applications on the universal and social dimensions of health, environment and safety; awareness of the legal consequences of engineering solutions.
12 An ability to describe, analyze and design digital computing and representation systems.
13 An ability to use appropriate computer engineering concepts and programming languages in solving computing problems.

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Laboratory
Application 7 2 14
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 8 1 8
Presentation/Seminar Prepration 1 14 14
Project
Report
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 16 16
Total Workload 100