COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Understanding the Concepts of Art and Design
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
ARCH 382
Fall/Spring
3
0
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 The main objective of this course is to enable students to be more prepared for primary disciplinary education and to perceive all art and design practices with a multidisciplinary perspective by accelerating the main concepts in art and design disciplines to find meaning in the student's mind and become embodied.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • will be able to perceive the concepts of art and design more clearly.
  • will be able to discuss art and design practices and concepts.
  • will be able to learn the history and development of art and design.
  • will be able to discuss, question and practice of defense through concepts.
  • will be able to develop the ability to use the acquired knowledge in primary disciplinary training.
Course Description The course will take students on a journey of art and design concepts, which are two main practices of fine arts, to explore the concepts within the triangle of perception, dialectics and reality, and to make an effort to transform these concepts into concrete expressions.

 



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: art and design
2 Examine the practices of art and design, Propose and identify the topics of homework
3 Propose and determine the concept of discussion
4 Concepts: perception / relativity
5 Concepts: purpose / understanding
6 Concepts: space / space
7 Concepts: dimension / relationship
8 Concepts: balance / harmony
9 Midterm
10 Concepts: limit / verge
11 Concepts: meaning / context
12 Concepts: user / audience
13 (2 groups) discussion
14 Project presentation / evaluation
15 Project presentation / evaluation
16 Final
Course Notes/Textbooks
Suggested Readings/Materials

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
16
15
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
2
10
Presentation / Jury
Project
1
20
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterm
1
15
Final Exam
1
40
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
20
60
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
40
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
Study Hours Out of Class
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
2
18
Presentation / Jury
Project
1
20
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
3
Final Exams
1
3
    Total
107

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

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

Ability to apply theoretical and technical knowledge in architecture.

X
2

Ability to understand, interpret and evaluate architectural concepts and theories.

X
3

Ability to take on responsibility as an individual and as a team member to solve complex problems in the practice of architecture.

 

X
4

Critical evaluation of acquired knowledge and skills to diagnose individual educational needs and to direct self-education.

X
5

Ability to communicate architectural ideas and proposals for solutions to architectural problems in visual, written and oral form.

X
6

Ability to support architectural thoughts and proposals for solutions to architectural problems with qualitative and quantitative data and to communicate these with specialists and non-specialists.

X
7

Ability to use a foreign language to follow developments in architecture and to communicate with colleagues.

X
8

Ability to use digital information and communication technologies at a level that is adequate to the discipline of architecture.

X
9

Being equipped with social, scientific and ethical values in the accumulation, interpretation and/or application of architectural data.

X
10

Ability to collaborate with other disciplines that are directly or indirectly related to architecture with basic knowledge in these disciplines.

X

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

 

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