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Course Code: 
VCD 436
Course Period: 
Spring
Course Type: 
Core
P: 
3
Lab: 
0
Credits: 
3
ECTS: 
6
Course Language: 
English
Course Coordinator: 
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Course Objectives: 
Within this course, students combine design and conceptual approach. They are expected to develop a product from conceptualization process to project and prepera a portfolio and present.
Course Content: 

By combining conceptual and critical thinking, students use their technical skills to improve their perspective and imagination. In this course, students develop  a concept and product and  present their portfolios to show their professional skills in printed and online formats and present it.

Course Methodology: 
1-Lecture, 6-Case Study, 15-Assignment
Course Evaluation Methods: 
B-Oral Exam / Presentation, E-Project / Design

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Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes Program Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1. Designs aesthetic products by conceptualization. 1,4 1,6,15 B,E
2. Combines critical and creative thinking. 1,10 1,6,15 B,E
3. Analyzes and evaluates the design products. 4 1,6,15 B,E
4. Designs a products and prepares a presentation. 1,2,3,10 1,6,15 B,E
5. Prepares a portfolio that presents his/her professional development. 4,9,10 1,6,15 B,E

 

 

Course Flow

COURSE CONTENT
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Introduction to course, Course Description  
2 Conceptual Thinking  
3 Fundamentals of Product Development, Creativity in product development  
4 Determining the Product Strategy  
5 Idea Development  
6 Design process  
7 Classwork  
8 Mid-term  
9 Portfolio Design: Purpose of Portfolio, Portfolio Design, importance for designers, Portfolio types, Cover Page, contents, selection of CV samples  
10 Concept design for Portfolio - Storytelling  
11 Professional portfolio and layout design  
12 Documentation: Presentation of Projects, Development of Existing Designs

Digital Portfolio Design

 
13 Presentation of the First Stages of the Portfolio, (CV, Contents, Cover Page, Layout) and the theoretical part of the project  
14 Product Development/ Reworking  
15 Class Work  
16 Final Exam: Presentation of the portfolio in print and online platform  

 

 

Recommended Sources

RECOMMENDED SOURCES
Textbook The product development challenge / edited with an introduction by Kim B. Clark and Steven C. Wheelwright.

Bean, Roger, Radford, Russell W. (2000), Powerful Products: Strategic Management of Successful New Product Development, eBook Academic Collection (EBSCOhost) - Worldwide

 

 

Material Sharing

MATERIAL SHARING
Documents coadsysexam
Assignments coadsysexam

 

 

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 7 98
Mid-term 1 4 4
Final 1 4 4
Total Workload     148
Total Workload / 25 (s)     5,92
ECTS Credit of the Course     6