Fashion and Innovation (MTT486) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Fashion and Innovation MTT486 1 2 0 2 5
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, Problem Solving.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Instructor Dr. Öğr. Gör. S.Egemen Nadasbaş
  • Öğr. Gör. Esra Seçim
Course Assistants
Course Objectives 1-To be able to explain the concepts of innovation and innovation 2-To establish the relationship between design and innovation 3- To be able to examine the concept of product development for technology-fashion product design 4-To be able to produce innovative solutions with current, design and application 5-Developing innovative solutions for global market needs 6- To be able to analyze the knowledge, skills and methods of different disciplines 7-To be able to make interdisciplinary cooperation in design-based problem solving
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Defines innovation, explains the concepts of design innovation.
  • Makes researches about technology and design.
  • Analyze the relationship between fashion and technology.
  • Produces environmentally sensitive, human-centered designs.
  • Manages to produce innovative solutions.
  • Understands the knowledge, skills and methods of different disciplines.
  • Develops interdisciplinary working skills.
Course Content Detailed description of innovations, the preconceptions of innovative approaches in fashion and textile design, solving user-environment-sector requirements with innovative approaches, the requirements of interdisciplinary study.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Definition of innovation, evolution in the process of change. Preparation for next lesson
2 The concept of innovation within the concept of innovation and design of technology- related phenomena. In this context, new technologies and application areas. Preparation for next lesson
3 Product development based on problem solving in fashion design. Preparation for next lesson
4 Technological change, design development, design innovation concepts and their relations. Preparation for next lesson
5 Analysis of current innovative developments in the fashion and textile industry and other sectors. Preparation for next lesson
6 Examination of interdisciplinary study examples in fashion and textile design. Presentations of the ideas for the project to be developed. Preparation for next lesson
7 Evaluating the studies carried out for the Project Study in terms of innovation and problem solving focus. Preparation for next lesson
9 Evaluation of materials, methods and techniques to be used in projects. Investigating the collaborations that can be realized in this direction. Preparation for next lesson
10 Start working on the project Preparation for next lesson
11 Continue the project work Preparation for next lesson
12 Realization of interdisciplinary participatory critiques for the progress of the project Preparation for next lesson
13 Continue the project work. Preparation for next lesson
14 Continue the project work. Preparation for next lesson
15 Realization of the presentation of the project. Preparation for next lesson
16 final exam. --


Course Book 1. İnovasyon, Harward Business Review, Çev: Melis İnan, Optimist Yayınları Yaratıcılık ve İnovasyon, Frans Johansson, Mediacat Yayıncılık

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation 1 30
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 20
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 50
Toplam 3 100
Percentage of Semester Work
Percentage of Final Work 100
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 To acquire extensive theoretical and applied knowledge about the field of art and design. X
2 To conduct academic research on the terms, notions, cases and issues related to the field; to identify, comprehend, design and apply them through proper/correct methods and techniques.
3 To transform the field knowledge into creative thinking skills.
4 To be able to plan and carry out projects, related to the field, in conceptual and production process both as an individual and as a member of a group. To evaluate and share the results with society.
5 To specify the field competencies and to develop a lifelong social responsibility and critical thinking ability.
6 To be able to use information technologies in the field effectively at the European Computer Driving Licence Advanced Level.
7 To have a good command of a foreign language at European Language Portfolio B1 Level and to be able to communicate with the colleagues and to follow the developments in the field.
8 To produce and carry out projects by using quantitative and qualitative data in the field and to share them with the professionals or non-professionals.
9 To be aware of national and international values in art and design and to acquire professional ethics.
10 To transform the abstract and concrete concepts into creative thoughts and authentic works.
11 To gain knowledge about culture and history of art and acquire an esthetical consciousness.
12 To acquire sufficient knowledge and develop an awareness of the universal justice, cultural, ethical and natural preservation, and 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 14 3 42
Presentation/Seminar Prepration 1 5 5
Project 1 15 15
Homework Assignments 1 5 5
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 5 5
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 5 5
Total Workload 125