ECTS - Industrial Design History

Industrial Design History (EUT244) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Industrial Design History EUT244 2 0 0 2 3
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language Turkish
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Demonstration, Discussion.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Instructor Filiz Özsuca
Course Assistants
Course Objectives The course aims to explore the emergence process of industrial design as a different discipline from the other art and design fields and the changes and developments in this process. It is aimed to create a comprehensive perspective related to design and industrial design concepts.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Learns the development of industrial design during the industrialization process.
  • Examines examples of Turkish and International schools and styles.
  • Learns the development process of Industial Design discipline
  • Learns certification of industrial design and good design concept.
  • Connects the knowledge gained in the process with today
Course Content The development of product design from the time period between the two world wars continuing to today, giving the examples from the world and Turkey.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 The birth of industrial design expertise Research
2 Towards modernism: Different design schools, Bauhaus and others Reading
3 Design in 1930s and 1940s, Streamlining Reading
4 Corporate design and product identity Reading
5 Technological Inventions: Design for the home Reading
6 Design for Game, Learning, Business and Entertainment Reading
7 General Assessment Reading
8 Mid Term Preparation for the mid term
9 Mass Production and personal preference Reading
10 Design and Policy Reading
11 Development of design in Turkey Reading
12 Development of design in Turkey Reading
13 Development of good design evaluation system Reading
14 General assessment Review
15 General assessment Review
16 Final Exam Preparation for the final exam


Other Sources 1. Heskett, John (1980) Industrial Design. LONDON, Thames and Hudson

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 15 10
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 1 20
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 30
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 40
Toplam 18 100
Percentage of Semester Work 60
Percentage of Final Work 40
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses X
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 Has the ability to reflect the multidimensional knowledge obtained regarding the field to the academic environment. X
2 Has the knowledge and understanding regarding the necessary intellectual, discursive, scientific, technological, aesthetic, artistic, historical and cultural background for the field. X
3 Has the knowledge and understanding in the economic, environmental, social areas and regarding the sustainability principles and standards in the field of Industrial Design. X
4 Has the knowledge of legal framework and standards regarding the field. X
5 Has the knowledge and understanding on the corporate and ethical values regarding the field. X
6 Has the ability to develop concepts and reflect the theory to practice, develop alternative design solutions and carry out the project process independently from the conceptual stage to the implemenetation. X
7 Has the ability to identify the necessary research in the field, use the correct research methods and techniques and interpret the results. X
8 Has the ability to use the effective drawing, written and visual presentation techniques and tools in the studies regarding the field. X
9 Has the self-confidence and competence to take individual and collective responsibility in the interdisciplinary studies. X
10 Learns the knowledge and abilities in the field by evaluating them with a critical approach and through generating antithesis and synthesis. X
11 Act with the awareness of lifelong learning. Has the necessary motivation and learning skills for this. X
12 Follows the developments in the field through using a foreign language at least at European Language Portfolio B1 level and communicates effectively with the colleagues. X
13 Uses the computer software at least at the advanced level of European Computer Driving Licence and uses the information technologies required in the field interactively. X
14 Uses his/her knowledge and skills in a professional manner, in the light of ethical principles, in accordance with the professional rules and standards and legal frameworks and considering their social, environmental and ethical consequences. X
15 With the knowledge of human values, the student is respectful to the human rights and social and cultural rights. Shows the necessary sensitivity for the protection of the natural environment and cultural heritage; acts with the awareness of social responsibility and social justice. X

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 2 32
Special Course Internship 2 4 8
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 14 1 14
Presentation/Seminar Prepration 1 5 5
Homework Assignments 1 5 5
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 5 5
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 6 6
Total Workload 75