Portfolio Design (MTT434) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Portfolio Design MTT434 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, Demonstration, Discussion, Question and Answer, Drill and Practice.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Instructor S. Gaye Ayanoğlu
Course Assistants
Course Objectives - Evaluation of his own creations -To be able to make Portfolio Design
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • • Criticizes their own works
  • • Makes his creations ready for the presentation format
  • • Prepares his own portfolio
Course Content The concept of `Portfolio?, evaluation of practices and creative portfolio activities.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 What is Portfolio, what is its use, Study of the qualities of a well-prepared portfolio. Researching sample portfolio activities. Students will be made to do research fort he next class’s subject which will be given before class.
2 What is CV, how to prepare a CV, study of sample CVs "
3 Preparation of personal CVs "
4 Evaluation of all works produced during university education in a studio environment. "
5 Evaluation of all works produced during university education in a studio environment. "
6 Shooting digital photos to be used in portfolio "
7 Midterm Exam --
8 Starting with making sketches and models for portfolio designs "
9 Continuing with making sketches and models for portfolio designs "
10 Deciding personal portfolio designs "
11 Performing necessary retouch jobs to be done in the works to be used in Portfolio Photoshop software "
12 Starting with designed portfolios "
13 Creating Portfolios "
14 Doing finishing touches in Portfolios and finaliztion of portfolios "
15 Presentation of Portfolios as if in a business meeting. "
16 Final Exam --


Other Sources 1. MarcBoulton Design LTD, UK. 2. Linton, Harold. 2003. Portfolio Design.
3. Grafik Sanatlar Eğitimi Açısından Portfolyo Tasarımı, Gazi Üniversitesi, Eğitim Bilimleri Enstitüsü, Uygulamalı Sanatlar Eğitim Anabilim Dalı, Grafik Eğitimi Bilim dalı, Ankara.
Course Book 2. The Graphic Designers Guide to Porfolio Design. Second Ed. John Wiley&Sons

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 1 10
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation 1 10
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 20
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 60
Toplam 4 100
Percentage of Semester Work 100
Percentage of Final Work 0
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 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. X
3 To transform the field knowledge into creative thinking skills. X
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. X
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. X
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 15 2 30
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 10 10
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 12 12
Total Workload 100