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Course Code: 
VCD 273
Course Period: 
Autumn
Course Type: 
Core
P: 
2
Lab: 
2
Credits: 
3
ECTS: 
6
Prerequisite Courses: 
Course Language: 
English
Course Coordinator: 
Courses given by: 
Course Objectives: 
Within the frame of this course students learn digital design and illustration by developed projects.
Course Content: 

Within this course, by the use of pixel graphic features, vectoral drawing and different fields, students learn digital drawing techniques, make practice and develop projects.

Course Methodology: 
1-Lecture, 2-Interactive Lecture, 15-Assignment
Course Evaluation Methods: 
A-Exam, B-Oral Exam / Presentation, E-Project / Design

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Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes Program Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1. Identifies the differences between bitmap (raster) and vector images and manipulate them accordingly to their design needs and given requirements. 1,2,3,4,8 1, 9 A,B,E
2. Illustrates the vector design conceptualization ideas in number of techniques. 1,2,3,4,8 1, 2, 15 A,B,E
3. Reviews the relations between the sub-disciplines of the field. 1,2,3,4,8 1, 2, 15 A,B,E
4. Combines acquired knowledge in design field. 1,2,3,4,8 1, 2, 15 A,B,E
5. Interprets, uses and processes the acquired knowledge that associated visual communication design. 1,2,3,4,8 1, 2, 15 A,B,E

 

Course Flow

COURSE CONTENT
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Introduction  
2 Raster (pixel) Prog. Introduction, Interface, Tools, Panels, Class Work  
3 Raster (pixel)., Tools, Class Work  
4 Raster (pixel) Layers, Path, Offsetpath, Foreground, Background, Positive-Negative Area, Class Work  
5 Raster (pixel)., Character Panel, Stroke, Class Work  
6 Raster (pixel) Collation, Live Trace, Opacity Mask, Class Work  
7 Student Presentation  
8 Mid-term  
9 Pixel Prog., Class Work  
10 Homework 1  
11 Pixel Prog., Class Work  
12 Homework 2  
13 Pixel Prog., Class Work  
14 Homework 3  
15 Pixel Prog. and Vector Prog. Combining Classroom Design, Three Different Design Areas with Adobe Indesign.  
16 Student Presentations  

 

 

Recommended Sources

RECOMMENDED SOURCES
Textbook Digital graphic design / Ken. Pender. Oxford; Boston: Focal Press, 1996

Illustration: real-world illustration projects, from brief to finished solution / Yolanda. Zappaterra. Crans-Près-Céligny, Switzerland: Distributed by Watson-Guptill, 1998

 

 

Material Sharing

MATERIAL SHARING
Documents Drive Dropbox
Assignments Drive Dropbox

 

Assessment

ASSESSMENT
IN-TERM STUDIES NUMBER PERCENTAGE
Mid-terms 1 40
Final 1 60
Total   100
Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade   60
Contribution of In-Term Studies to Overall Grade   40
Total   100

 

 

Course’s Contribution to Program

COURSE’S CONTRIBUTION TO PROGRAM
No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Uses technical and academic knowledge accumulated in visual communication design field for authentic projects.         X
2 Designs 2 and 3 dimensional creative products considering the aesthetic rules.          X
3 Employs efficiently the technical innovations required by the professional field.         X
4 Analyses problems related to the field starting from the concept and develops appropriate projects for the targeted audience.         X
5 Behaves according to the national and international professional ethical principles.   X      
6 Builds awareness to universal and social problems by developed projects and offers solutions to them.   X      
7 Gains sectoral experience by compulsory internship, relates academic knowledge with field experience.     X    
8 Grasps the importance of interdisciplinary working by lifelong learning mind-set and collaborates with different teams.         X
9 Develops concepts and puts forth innovative and authentic works to enrich the cultural and artistic accumulation related to the field.       X  
10 Transforms the creative ideas into moving and interactive visual expressions, executes multi-dimensional designs.       X  

 

 

ECTS

ECTS ALLOCATED BASED ON STUDENT WORKLOAD BY THE COURSE DESCRIPTION
Activities Quantity Duration
(Hour)
Total
Workload
(Hour)
Course Duration 14 4 56
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 6 84
Mid-terms 1 4 4
Final 1 4 4
Total Workload     148
Total Workload / 25 (s)     5,92
ECTS Credit of the Course     6