ECTS - Vocational Guidance and Portfolio Design

Vocational Guidance and Portfolio Design (EUT421) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Vocational Guidance and Portfolio Design EUT421 1 2 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, Drill and Practice, Observation Case Study.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Bülent Ünal
Course Assistants
Course Objectives Bridging the academic knowledge and skills with professional practices and designing a portfolio
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Learns the job opportunities.
  • Prepares for the business life.
  • Develops an idea of profession according to his/her academic performance
  • Designs a portfolio.
  • Learns about design rights.
Course Content Design business, job opportunities, academic career, worldwide design business, portfolio design; issues, practical applications and materials related to professional career; designing a digital and a printed portfolio in accordance with the knowledge gained.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introduction of the course; the aim, content, responsibilities and evaluation
2 Job opportunities
4 Portfolio design
5 Portfolio design
6 Academic career
7 Design exercise
8 Mid Term
9 CV/brief/project process
10 Project development
11 Worldwide design business
12 Design exercise
13 Presentation skills
14 Digital presentation
15 Design exercise
16 Design exercise


Course Book 1. Kındı, M. (2015). Türkiye ‘de Endüstriyel Tasarım İş Piyasası ve İstihdam Düzeyinde Temel Karakteristikleri (Doctoral dissertation, Fen Bilimleri Enstitüsü).
2. Celbiş, Ü. (2006). Marmara Üniversitesi, Güzel Sanatlar Fakültesi, Endüstri Ürünleri Tasarımı Bölümü. tasarım+ kuram dergisi, 3(5), 34-40.
Other Sources 3. Sweet, D. A. (1993). Student portfolios: Classroom uses. US Department of Education, Office of Research.
4. Blaikie, F., Schönau, D., & Steers, J. (2004). Preparing for portfolio assessment in art and design: A study of the opinions and experiences of exiting secondary school students in Canada, England and The Netherlands. International Journal of Art & Design
5. Barrett, H. C. (2003). On electronic portfolio development. Retrieved December 3rd.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 4 40
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 20
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 40
Toplam 6 100
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
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 8 2 16
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments 4 3 12
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 5 5
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 10 10
Total Workload 75