Form and Structure (GRT114) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Form and Structure GRT114 1 2 0 2 4
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.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Instructor Dr. Itır Özüdoğru
Course Assistants
Course Objectives Analyzing all possibilities of the elements of the design by three dimensional studies, and being familiar with materials and methods used in this systematic. Know and use visual powers that will take place in the conceptional integration of building systems.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Can tell what Basic Technical Plotting Elements are
  • Arranges Dot, Line elements in two and three dimensional forms,
  • Can tell what three dimensional concept is,
  • Knows various materials and formatting options and uses them in three dimensional dorms
  • Creates three dimensional designs by using various materials.
Course Content In line with the designing principles and methods, basic designing elements that form the design; three dimensional designs using various materials.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introduction of the course. Required equipment and materials. Designing Principles and the concept of three dimensional. Concept of Forming (Form-Function-Aesthetics) Design papers, background cardboards, watercolor papers, pencils, paints, brushes of various kinds, and assistant materials.
2 Designing steps and psychology. Function and form connection, Shape-Form Function connections, the concept of system and its basics. After each session, students will be assigned with the next study and they will be asked to study before the class.
3 Elements of the System. (Visual Impact Elements). “Line-Shape-Fabric-Hue-Ergonomics-Color”. Study of the system on the surface with –Line – Square – Circular shapes. -Study of a different system with the same unit. (Extraction, Self Production - Relief) -Study of a different system with the different unit. Pencil, ink pens, drawing paper
4 Previous subjects are continued
5 Previous subjects are continued -The objects that will be studied, except their appearance, should be in a format that could be cut and some parts of it could be taken out of it. Its massive quality should be evident.
6 Study of the system on the place with –Line – Square – Circular shapes. (Forming a unit, recreation - Relief) Study of systems with the same or different unit (Sculpture) -Copies (A3, A4, A5) -Cutters, Adhesive (water based) -Working surface: Bristol, background cardboard.
7 Midterm
8 Previous subjects are continued Pencil and similar tools
9 Previous subjects are continued Pencil, pens, colorful pencils, and paints. Durable papers.
10 Previous subjects are continued
11 Adjustments (designs) in the surface and place of ready real objects. Determining on the objects and studying possibilities. Sample studies and photos on outdoor and indoor.
12 Previous subjects are continued Dry and pastel paint and rough background cardboards
13 Previous subjects are continued
14 Bringing all designs together and implementing it on a real place.
15 Previous subjects are continued and a general evaluation is made
16 Final Exam


Course Book 1. Gökaydın. N, - Temel Sanat Eğitimi, MEB Yayınları

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 4 20
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 20
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 60
Toplam 6 100
Percentage of Semester Work 40
Percentage of Final Work 60
Total 100

Course Category

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

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Acquires Art and Design culture and aesthetic knowledge, theoretical and applied knowledge about the discipline. X
2 Knows the legal regulations and processes about Art and Design.
3 Has knowledge about interdisciplinary interaction associated with the relevant field of Art and Design.
4 Describes the concepts, ideas, facts, and problems related with the field; perceives, designs, and applies them multi-dimensionally. X
5 Evaluates interaction with sub-disciplines related with the field, uses the information creatively.
6 Works, undertakes responsibility, and carries out plans individually and as a group member.
7 Identifies the learning requirements about the field, and directs his learning within a lifelong sense of social conscience.
8 Uses information and communication technologies required by the field at least at an advanced level of Europe Computer Literacy License.
9 Follows new information relevant with the field and communicates with colleagues using a foreign language (Europe Language Portfolio General Level: B1 Level).
10 Creates projects supporting solution suggestions to problems in his field with qualified and quantified data; shares them with experts and non-experts.
11 Converts concrete and abstract concepts into creative thinking, innovative and original products, analyzes the acquired information and skills with a critical approach. X
12 Is aware of national and international values of art and design, and acts in accordance with ethical values.
13 Has knowledge, equipment, and aesthetic awareness about art culture and history that is necessary for carrying out successful studies related with the discipline.
14 Has enough awareness about the universality of social rights, social justice, quality culture, and protection of cultural values and environment, occupational health and safety.

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 10 3 30
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments 2 6 12
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 5 5
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 5 5
Total Workload 100