COURSE UNIT TITLE

: EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN

Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type Of Course D U L ECTS
STA 5005 EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN ELECTIVE 2 2 0 9

Offered By

Art and Design

Level of Course Unit

Second Cycle Programmes (Master's Degree)

Course Coordinator

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR TUĞCAN GÜLER

Offered to

Art and Design

Course Objective

The purpose of the course will be based on conceptual base. Also, to create shocking and provocative and questioning works with presentation style and to transfer the whole of the theoretical and practical knowledge to the works in this course are the other aims.

Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit

1   To be able to offer new propositions related to the field, be open to new ideas
2   To be able to communicate with the contemporary arts.
3   To be able to master the applicability of art and design in life
4   To be able to think unlimited, create and experience for different directions
5   To be able to communicate with different disciplines and to give new meanings and perspectives to their works
6   To be able to present, to prepare applied projects creatively by using different materials and use the theoretical knowledge acquired at mastered level

Mode of Delivery

Face -to- Face

Prerequisites and Co-requisites

None

Recomended Optional Programme Components

None

Course Contents

Week Subject Description
1 Meeting stage and introduction. Brief examination of experimental design from past to today. Instructions about how to choose and research topics. Explanations about how to apply researches into practice and continuity of design process. Introduction, explanation of the course content, and expectations for the semester
2 Giving directions to the students one by one about how to build project concept. Defining the research paper topics and discussion with the students to assign their choices.
3 Suggestions for project draft. Critique of research paper.
4 Sketches on the project and critique of research paper.
5 Working on project mockup. Election of right media and material.
6 Developing sketches into comps
7 Research paper submission and seminar
8 Finalizing the first project and exhibition
9 Suggestion for the second project
10 Sketches on the project and critique of research paper.
11 Alternatives about the design
12 Developing sketches into comps
13 Finalizing the first project and critique
14 Exhibition

Recomended or Required Reading

HELLER, S., VIENNE, V., 100 Ideas that Changed Graphic Design, Laurence King Publishing, London, 2012
Hall, s., This Means This, This Means That: A User's Guide to Semiotics, Laurence King Publishing, London, 2012
CROW, D., Visible Signs: An introduction to semiotics in the visual arts, AVA Publishing, Switzerland, United Kingdom, 2010
ARMSTRONG, H., Graphic Design Theory: Readings from the Field, Princeton Architectural Press, New York, 2009

Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Assessment Methods

SORTING NUMBER SHORT CODE LONG CODE FORMULA
1 PRJ PROJECT
2 PRS PRESENTATION
3 PAR PARTICIPATION
4 FCGR FINAL COURSE GRADE (RESIT) PRJ * 0.70 + PSN * 0.20 + PAR * 0.10


*** Resit Exam is Not Administered in Institutions Where Resit is not Applicable.

Further Notes About Assessment Methods

None

Assessment Criteria

To be announced.

Language of Instruction

Turkish

Course Policies and Rules

To be announced.

Contact Details for the Lecturer(s)

Prof. H. Yakup Öztuna, PhD.
Dokuz Eylül University, Faculty of Fine Arts. Head of the Graphic Department
E-mail: yakup.oztuna@deu.edu.tr

Office Hours

To be announced.

Work Placement(s)

None

Workload Calculation

Activities Number Time (hours) Total Work Load (hours)
Lectures 14 2 28
Practical 14 2 28
Presentation the project 2 1 2
Presenting the Seminar 2 1 2
Presenting the report 2 1 2
Preparations before/after weekly lectures 14 2 28
Preparation for Project 2 50 100
Preparation for Seminar 2 8 16
Preparation for Report 2 10 20
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours) 226

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

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LO.15352355513423
LO.2525334352435
LO.3434544544444
LO.4454554544534
LO.53255445543334
LO.6354454543535