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Course Code: 
VCD 279
Course Type: 
Elective
P: 
2
Lab: 
2
Credits: 
3
ECTS: 
5
Course Language: 
English
Course Objectives: 
The aim of this course is to enable students to discuss web design principles theoretically and practically, as well as to produce projects to improve digital design with their creative thoughts.
Course Content: 

With this course, which covers arranging the user interface activity, design elements such as typography, visuals and colors according to usability practices, students learn the graphic interface design required for effective user experience.

Course Methodology: 
1-Lecture, 2-Interartive Lecture, 3-Special Support / Structural Examples
Course Evaluation Methods: 
A-Exam, E-Project / Design

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Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes Program Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1. Discusses the theoretical principles of Web Design. 6 1,2,3 A,E
2. Develops creative ideas and thoughts. 10 1,2,3 A,E
3. Demonstrates unique web page designs through software tools. 2 1,2,3 A,E
4. Produces a project considering the usability criteria. 4 1,2,3 A,E
5. Uses interface design programs effectively for user experience. 3 1,2,3 A,E

 

 

Course Flow

COURSE CONTENT
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Introduction  
2 Creating web content, visual design examples  
3 Creating web design ideas  
4 Creating a website; Working with colors, grids, and layouts  
5 Creating a website; space and typography  
6 Website creation, Navigation, site content, button design  
7 Mid-term Project; Images, content and drafting  
8 Mid-term  
9 Transfer of site drafts to the program used  
10 Transfer of site drafts to the program used  
11 Placing site drafts in accordance with the flow chart  
12 Placing site drafts in accordance with the flow chart  
13 Site circulation and design deficiencies  
14 Preparation of the final file  
15 Preparation of the final file  
16 Final Examination  

 

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 4 56
Mid-term Exam 1 4 4
Final Exam 1 4 4
Total Workload     120
Total Workload / 25 (s)     4,8
ECTS Credit of the Course     5