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Course Code: 
VCD 402
Course Type: 
Elective
P: 
3
Lab: 
0
Credits: 
3
ECTS: 
5
Course Language: 
English
Course Coordinator: 
Courses given by: 
Course Objectives: 
In this course, the history of visual innovations, the development of film and animation is aimed to be connected with other disciplines.
Course Content: 

The history of moving images which initiated with the use of optical gadgets have advanced with both technologic improvements and art. The place of film and animation in history and the developments are examined during the course.

Course Methodology: 
1-Lecture, 2-Interactive Lecture
Course Evaluation Methods: 
A-Exam, C-Assignment

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Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes Program Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1. Identifies the types of animation formally. 1 1,2 A,C
2. Distinguishes the 12 principles of animation, relates the link between animation techniques. 1,6 1,2 A,C
3. Analyses film and animation in visual communication design applications. 6 1,2 A,C
4. Relates film and animation concepts with other disciplines. 5 1,2 A,C
5. Develops an awareness for film and animation history. 4 1,2 A,C

 

Course Flow

COURSE CONTENT
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Introduction  
2 Beginning of optical devices  
3 Development of optical devices  
4 Invention of photography and camera  
5 Flipbook and sample analysis  
6 Silent movies  
7 Animation techniques  
8 Mid-term  
9 Development of Animation  
10 Silent movie examples and sample analysis  
11 Sound movies and early examples  
12 Sound movies and sample analysis  
13 Animation movie examples from the globe and sample analysis  
14 Animation techniques and 12 principles  
15 Walt Disney and other animation studios and today  
16 Final Exam  

 

 

Recommended Sources

RECOMMENDED SOURCES
Additional Resources - SMITH, G. N., 2008, DÜNYA SİNEMA TARİHİ, Kabalcı yayınları

- BAZIN, A., 2008, SİNEMA NEDİR,  İzdüşüm Yayınları

- HÜNERLİ, S., 2005, CANLANDIRMA SİNEMASI ÜZERİNE, Es Yayınları

 

 

Material Sharing

MATERIAL SHARING
Documents Keywords, related videos and films
Assignments Video, optical animation device

 

 

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 3 42
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 5 70
Mid-terms 1 4 4
Final 1 4 4
Total Workload     120
Total Workload / 25 (s)     4,8
ECTS Credit of the Course     5