COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Design Competition Project
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
FFD 300
Fall/Spring
2
2
3
4
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Elective
Course Level
First Cycle
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives This course aims to give students a basic understanding of different aspects of the design competitions (legal constraints, technical aspects, and etc.) and encourage them to participate in at least one national and one international competition during the course.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Student will be able to interpret the design competition briefs.
  • Student will be able to identify rules and concepts defined in the competition briefs that are critical to the design of the product.
  • Student will be able to demonstrate the design ideas with the given format of the competitions.
  • Student will be able to do time planning considering the deadline of the competitions.
  • Student will be able to relate the design of the product with the corporate identity and other products of the company that organize the competition.
Course Description This course covers the interpretation of the competition brief and the legal aspects of the competition, design presentation criteria, and to communicate the design idea according to the competition brief.

 



Course Category

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

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Required Materials
1 Introduction to the course None
2 Project 1: Review of the competition brief Concept Development & market research
3 Project 1: Concept development Design sketches
4 Project 1: Product Modelling Design sketches, 3D product modelling and visualization
5 Project 1 SUBMISSION Project presentation materials
6 Project 2: Review of the competition brief Concept Development & market research
7 Project 2: Concept development Concept Development & market research
8 Project 2: Concept development Concept Development & Design Sketches
9 Project 2: Product development Design Sketches
10 Project 2: Product development Design sketches
11 Project 2: Product Modelling Design sketches, 3D product modelling and visualization
12 Project 2: Product Modelling Design sketches, 3D product modelling and visualization
13 Project 2: Preparation of presentation materials Project presentation materials
14 Project 2 SUBMISSION None
15 Evaluation of the Semester None
16 Evaluation of the Semester None
Course Notes/Textbooks There is no specific textbook for this semester. However, there will be some visual and printed course materials related with the topics during the course, as well as various weblinks.
Suggested Readings/Materials REFERENCES www.core77.com www.designboom.com www.competitions.org www.designtaxi.com www.dexigner.com www.designophy.com

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
1
20
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
-
-
Project
1
40
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterm
1
40
Final Exam
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
3
100
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
2
32
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
2
Study Hours Out of Class
9
1
9
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
-
-
Project
1
20
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
17
Final Exams
    Total
110

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To be able to equipped with theoretical and practical knowledge of industrial design, and to apply it to a variety of products, services and systems from conventional industries to urban scale with innovative and sustainable approaches

X
2

To be able to communicate design concepts and proposals for solutions, which are supported with quantitative and qualitative data, to specialists and non-specialists through visual, written, and oral means

X
3

To be able to equipped with the related theoretical and methodological knowledge of engineering, management, and visual communication that is required for interdisciplinary characteristic of industrial design; and to collaborate with other disciplines, organizations, or companies

X
4

To be able to equipped with the knowledge of history and theory of design, arts and crafts; and culture of industrial design

X
5

To be able to equipped with social, cultural, economic, environmental, legal, scientific and ethical values in the accumulation, interpretation and/or application of disciplinary information and to employ these values regarding different needs

X
6

To be able to develop contemporary approaches individually and as a team member to solve today’s problems in the practice of industrial design

X
7

To be able to define design problems within their contexts and circumstances, and to propose solutions for them within the discipline of industrial design considering materials, production technologies and ergonomics

X
8

To be able to use digital information and communication technologies, physical model making techniques and machinery, at an adequate level to the discipline of industrial design

X
9

To be able to employ design research and methods within the theory and practice of industrial design

X
10

To be able to recognize the need and importance of a personal lifelong learning attitude towards their chosen specialization area within the industrial design field

X
11

To be able to collect data in the areas of industrial design and communicate with colleagues in a foreign language ("European Language Portfolio Global Scale", Level B1)

X
12

To be able to speak a second foreign language at a medium level of fluency efficiently

13

To be able to relate the knowledge accumulated throughout the human history to their field of expertise

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest