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Course Code: 
JRN 272
Course Period: 
Course Type: 
Course Language: 
Course Objectives: 
The lectures will give the students the chance to reflect their aesthetic and creative skills with CS6 program
Course Content: 

This lecture will take in to consideration the aspects of  a program (documentary, news, promotional film, advertising)  such as  editing, graphics, sound, music, constituting its visual design.

Course Methodology: 
1: Lecture, 2: Question-Answer, 3: Discussion, 4: Application
Course Evaluation Methods: 
A: Testing, B: Experiment, C: Assignment

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Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes Program Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1) He/She defines technical and theoretical information used in graphic design 10, 11, 12 1, 2, 3, 4 A, C
2) He/She uses the program of Photoshop CS6 8, 15 1, 2, 3, 4 A, C
3) He/She applies the information obtained on pages of the newspapers or magazines 3, 21 1, 2, 3, 4 A, C
4) He/She practices the new approaches to layout 4, 7, 9, 13 1, 2, 3, 4 A, C
5) He/She exemplifies information about photographs, texts and design in printed and online environments 2, 5, 6, 19, 22 1, 2, 3, 4 A, C



Course Flow

Week Topics Study Materials
1 Introduction to Adobe CS6 and general examination of the structure InDesing. Creating a new document, the Home Screen, recognition, work space, work with a ruler, guides and study Working with Grids and Geometric Shapes Drawing, Drawing with the Pen Tool, Gradient color-Work, Color Mixing Feature, Feature Line.
2 Styles and the use of panels Placeholder text, the character panel, paragraph panel, character styles, paragraph styles, and working with external text, add images, add multiple photos, working with layers, suitable for printing, exporting, working with solid colors.
3 The general structure of the brochure brochure design Brochure paper weights are to be used for the different tissues, sexes, ink, paper, have the option of so many kinds of sensitivities. Considering the cost of the work and budget of the choice of the most suitable paper.
4 Creative brochure design rules What you need to brochure design, brochure tips, Indesign brochure production operations, Indesign and pictures, page elements, product extraction techniques to the forefront
5 Design visual selection Design your own product pictures Indesign placement, the importance of an impressive brochure pictures, the visual effect created by the difference
6 Newspaper publishing page layout and application areas The creation of a newspaper from scratch, images, page placement, font character selection. Text, Spot, Title puntolarının selection
7 Magazine publishing page layout and application areas Magazine Creating an image with the implementation of the page, select the character font. Text, Spot, Title puntolarının Selecting Paging side by side to be compatible.
8 Midterm  
9 Design the first page of a newspaper Selecting the cuff, the cuff photo significance, drive the design of the cuff portion of the lower flow regulation
10 Making it an attractive design page Color, tone, and create and apply a gradient (add color, apply colors, create contours, tone, create spot color. Create, text highlighting, advanced gradient techniques
11 Book design Defining a book (books create the file, set the sort order and page numbers) to ensure consistency
12 Poster design Designed in Photoshop with a banner before InDesine differences, words, images, colors selection
13 Create a master page Master (Template) page definition, importance and use of more locations
14 Frames to create and send a pressure stage Change the text frames, graphics frames, change frames to create a new frame, adjust the content, place objects. PDF output to be desired quality and makeready
15 Last discussion over final projects  



Recommended Sources

Textbook * Adobe InDesing CS6 Classroom in a Book,
* Adobe InDesing CS4(Dijital Fotoğrafçılar İçin ) Scott Kelby
Additional Resources * Adobe InDesing CS6 Yetkili Eğitim Kılavuzu


Medyasoft Yayınları / Bilgisayar Kitapları Dizisi



Material Sharing

Documents * Sample banner designs.

* Examples of the newspaper page

* Examples of Magazine page

* Poster, Brochure and flyer designs

Assignments * Newspaper page design

* The first page of the newspaper design

* Magazine page design

* Magazine cover page design

* Poster design

* Brochure work

Exams An A4 page of text with visuals by notice given to the design of three intermediate examination. The final exam the first page of a newspaper and a magazine design and print the first page to stage.




Midterms 1 30
Quizzes 2 25
Assignment 1 45
Total   100
Contribution Of Final Examination To Overall Grade   60
Contribution Of In-Term Studies To Overall Grade   40
Total   100



COURSE CATEGORY Expertise Courses



Course’s Contribution to Program

No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution
1 2 3 4 5  
1 He/She defines role of the press in democracy. He/She comments on changing national and international agenda. He/She establishes the connection between media, society and power and states significance of the journalism in modern societies.            
2 He/She defines news of different types required by the profession of journalism. He/She edits these texts in printed and visual environments.       X    
3 He/She deals with researching methodology and data generation methods. He/She prepares scientific papers with his/her information on this discipline.     X      
4 He/She defines freedom of communication and expression of the media within principals of the communication ethics. He/She uses the news to be published in the media in accordance with these basics.       X    
5 He/She assesses ethical principles defined by national and international journalism organizations. He/She constructs the news in the media in the light of these principals.         X  
6 He/She discusses new concepts and approaches in the media. He/She interprets these concepts by linking with the profession of journalism at national and international dimensions.         X  
7 He/She associates new communication technologies in mass communication with journalism practice.       X    
8 He/She underlines transformation of the media industry and changing dynamics in globalization process.   X        
9 He/She comments on main management strategies in printed media, electronic journalism, radio, television and digital platforms.       X    
10 He/She uses the theoretical information he/she obtained in the disciplines of communication and social sciences for journalism practice. X          
11 He/She comments on the images taking place in the media personally, technically, critically, ethically and culturally. In the light of this information, he/she selects the images to be used in the media by recognizing power of the image. X          
12 He/She prepares the news by using technical and theoretical discipline he/she gained in the discipline of media. He/She arranges this news and conveys them to broadcasting. X          
13 He/She prepares creative and genuine content and uses them in different channels.       X    
14 He/She defines mass communication theories. In the light of these theories, he/she comments on social effects and functions of the mass media.             
15 He/She comments on historical development process of the media. X          
16 He/She establishes advanced written, verbal and visual communication and discusses by using English.            
17 He/She defines principal grammar rules of the Turkish Language and Literature. He/She arranges the news to be published in line with principal rules of Turkish.            
18 He/She defines principles and theories of Communication Science.            
19 He/She prepares content for digital environment by new communication devices.         X  
20 He/She defines the profession of journalism with its historical, legal, politic, cultural, sociologic and moral dimensions.            
21 He/She analyzes national and international papers in the discipline of journalism.     X      
22 He/She defines internal and external stakeholders in the media industries.          X  




Activities Quantity Duration
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16 x Total course hours) 16 3 50
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 15 5 70
Midterms 1 3 3
Homework 2 15 30
Final examination 1 3 3
Total Work Load     156
Total Work Load / 25 (h)     6,24
ECTS Credit of the Course     6