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Course Code: 
VCD 423
Course Type: 
Elective
P: 
3
Lab: 
0
Credits: 
3
ECTS: 
5
Course Language: 
English
Course Coordinator: 
Course Objectives: 
This course examines art within the sociological perspective and explores sociology of art by classes, digitalism, identity, fashion and new media concepts. The course derived from various resources teaches students to develop a critical thinking process about society and art.
Course Content: 

The course includes a historical approach regarding the sociology of art. Different art categories are discussed from the elite art to popular art and digital art of modern society. 

Course Methodology: 
1-Lecture, 15-Assignment
Course Evaluation Methods: 
B-Oral Exam / Presentation, C- Assignment

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Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes Program Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1. Develops critical understanding of sociological theories of art and culture 4,6 1,15 B,C
2. Defines the concepts for thinking creatively for sociology of art 4,6 1,15 B,C
3. Compares between Classical and Popular Art 4,6 1,15 B,C
4. Identifies the differences between art and social classes 4,6 1,15 B,C
5. Discusses society as a product of art 4,6 1,15 B,C

 

 

Course Flow

COURSE CONTENT
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Introduction to the course and discussion of syllabus, Studying the art object sociologically  
2 The Interaction between Art and Society, Art in Modern Society  
3 Society as product of Art“['art pour l'art Problem”   
4 The Dialectic of the Aesthetic   
5 Art and Social Classes  
6 Art, Capital and the Market: Art of the Cultural Elite, Folk-Art  
7 Art, Capital and the Market: Popular Art, Mass Art  
8 Mid-term  
9 Identity and Fashion  
10 Digital Art and Society  
11 New Media Art  
12 Art and Social Change  
13 Discussion 1: Comparison between Classic and Popular Art  
14 Discussion 2: Are artists born or made?   
15 Presentation  
16 Final Exam  

 

 

Recommended Sources

RECOMMENDED SOURCES
Textbook Zolberg, V. L. (1990). Constructing a Sociology of the Arts. Cambridge University Press.

 

 

Material Sharing

MATERIAL SHARING
Documents www.coadsysexam.yeditepe.edu.tr
Assignments www.coadsysexam.yeditepe.edu.tr

 

 

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-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