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Course Code: 
VCD 274
Course Period: 
Spring
Course Type: 
Core
P: 
2
Lab: 
2
Credits: 
3
ECTS: 
6
Prerequisite Courses: 
Course Language: 
English
Course Objectives: 
Moving images course introduces students to the principles and components of moving images with studio practice at the beginning stage. Students gain a solid foundation in motion graphics, animation and effects, which will support their creativity and increase their digital skills. Students develop their work in many project files. The moving images course introduces students to the principles and components of motion pictures at the beginning stage. Students gain a solid foundation in motion graphics, animation and effects that will support their creativity and increase their digital skills. Students develop their work in many project files.
Course Content: 

Creates moving objects and animations with various visuals and solid models within the scope of the course. In addition, he learns to create a video output as part of the project.

Course Methodology: 
1-Lecture, 2-Interactive Lecture, 5-Problem Solving
Course Evaluation Methods: 
A-Exam, B-Oral Exam / Presentation, C-Assignment

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Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes Program Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1. Shows and discusses the theoretical principles of moving images. 1 1,2,5 A,B,C
2. Performs creative movement ideas in animation. 3 1,2,5 A,B,C
3. Determines and applies the importance of motion design and visualization and storytelling techniques. 4 1,2,5 A,B,C
4. Applies typography, color theory, balance & weight, grids & layouts, space. 8 1,2,5 A,B,C
5. Designs and implements creative thinking ideas. 9,10 1,2,5 A,B,C

 

Course Flow

COURSE CONTENT
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Introduction-preparation for the first composition  
2 Sampling of animated visual designs and elements. login, basic interface  
3 First composition structure, basic animation techniques  
4 3D - 2D combination techniques and  masking   
5 Working with 2D- 3D Camera, Text tool, simple text, anchor, text animation  
6 Keyframe, motion path, keyframe assistant, linear vs bezier  
7 Creating 3D logo and text designs as Student Presentations  
8 Midterm Exam is to bring together all learned in one complete  project.  
9 Adjustment layers, wiggler, FX filtrers  
10 Parent objects, 3D Camera, light, reflections and shadows  
11 3D Camera, green screen compositing  
12 All Tracking samples and Stabilizing  
13 Working with add-on filters and creating animations  
14 Particles and other effective patches.  
15 Creating animations with special effects  
16 Final Exam  

 

Recommended Sources

RECOMMENDED SOURCES
Textbook Motion graphic design, fine art animation: principles and practice / Jon S. Krasner. Boston: Elsevier/Focal Press, 2004

 

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