FACULTY OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

Department of Psychology

GEAR 301 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Introduction to Arts and Drawing
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
GEAR 301
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
6

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Service Course
Course Level
First Cycle
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course Discussion
Q&A
Critical feedback
Lecture / Presentation
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives The objective of this course is to introduce essential aspects of art history and to develop students’ basic drawing techniques.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • will be able to classify the basic elements of art.
  • will be able to draw by free hand.
  • will be able to define important figures in art history with an aesthetic sensitivity.
  • will be able to discuss important events in art history with a critical perspective.
  • will be able to classify the essential tools and materials for basic drawing exercises.
Course Description This course introduces the basic techniques of drawing and freehand drawing skills. Moreover, it also provides information about important figures and events in art history.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Introduction
2 Elements of Art / Basic Drawing: Line Mendelowitz, D.M., Faber D.L., Wakeham D.A., (2007). A Guide to Drawing, Thomson Wadsworth, USA, pp. 4-12 Ching,F.D.K., “Design Drawing”, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (1998) Chapter 1 Line & Shape Drawing Pencils (B series)
3 Elements of Art / Basic Drawing: Line Ching,F.D.K., “Design Drawing”, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (1998) Chapter 2 Tone and Texture Drawing Pencils (B series)
4 Elements of Art / Basic Drawing: Line Ching,F.D.K., “Design Drawing”, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (1998) Chapter 1 Line & Shape Drawing Pencils (B series), Fine Pen (0.3-0.5)
5 Elements of Art / Basic Drawing: Volume Ching,F.D.K., “Design Drawing”, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (1998) Chapter 3 Form and structure Drawing Pencils (B series), Fine Pen (0.3-0.5)
6 Elements of Art / Basic Drawing: Volume and Color, Quiz/Studio Critique Ching,F.D.K., “Design Drawing”, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (1998) Chapter 4 Space & Depth Ching,F.D.K., “Design Drawing”, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (1998) Chapter 11 Drawing Composition Drawing Pencils (B series), Fine Pen (0.3-0.5)
7 Elements of Art / Basic Drawing: Volume and Color Drawing Pencils (B series), Fine Pen (0.3-0.5)
8 Elements of Art / Basic Drawing: Volume and Color Drawing Pencils (B series), Fine Pen (0.3-0.5)
9 Elements of Art
10 Presentations
11 Presentations
12 Presentations
13 Midterm
14 Drawing Drawing Pencils (B series), Fine Pen (0.3-0.5)
15 Semester Review
16 Semester Review

 

Course Notes/Textbooks
Suggested Readings/Materials

Mendelowitz, D.M., Faber D.L., Wakeham D.A., (2007). A Guide to Drawing, Thomson Wadsworth, USA, ISBN-13: 978-0-495-00694-7

Hogarth, B., (1988). Drawing Dynamic Hands, Watson-Guptill Publications, New York, ISBN: 0-8320-1368-5

Winslow, V. L., (2009). Classic Human Anatomy,  Watson-Guptill Publications, New York, ISBN-13: 978-0-8230-2415-5

Betti, C., (1996). Drawing: a Contemporary Approach, Harcourt Brace College Publishers, USA, ISBN 0-15-501580-X

Ching,F.D.K., (1998) Design Drawing, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Canada, ISBN: 0-471-28654-0

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
1
10
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
1
10
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
1
20
Presentation / Jury
1
30
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exams
Midterm
1
30
Final Exam
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
5
100
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Theoretical Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: '.16.' x total hours)
16
0
Study Hours Out of Class
14
3
42
Field Work
0
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
1
10
10
Portfolio
0
Homework / Assignments
1
20
20
Presentation / Jury
1
30
30
Project
0
Seminar / Workshop
0
Oral Exam
0
Midterms
1
30
30
Final Exam
0
    Total
180

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To have knowledge of basic concepts, theories, approaches (behavioral, biological, cognitive, evolutionary, social, developmental, statistical, humanistic, psychodynamic, and socio-cultural), and current applications specific to the field of psychology by using current course materials and instruments.

2

To have basic knowledge and skills about the applications in the different subfields of psychology.

3

To have basic knowledge about the testing and measurement instruments used in different subfields of psychology and basic level skill that does not require expertise in carrying out applications in different subfields of psychology.

4

To make use of other disciplines that may contribute to psychology and have basic knowledge about the contribution of psychology to these disciplines.

5

To have cumulative knowledge about the position of psychology as a scientific discipline in Turkey, the conducted research, applications and problems encountered from past to present in the field of psychology.

6

To have the competence to conduct a research individually and/or as a team using the knowledge acquired in the field of psychology, interpret the findings obtained by using scientific problem solving and critical thinking approaches.

7

To have the ability to construct a research hypothesis, create a research design, collect data, analyze it, report it in a scientific writing format, and interpret it by using basic knowledge related to testing and measurement, research methods, and statistics acquired in the field of psychology.

8

To have the competence to share the theoretical and applied knowledge acquired in the field of psychology with the experts and lay people by using the required information and communication technologies in scientific studies and events that benefit the society.

9

To have knowledge of the relevant professional and ethical values ​​in the domains of psychology and respect individual differences and human rights in research and practices related to psychology.

10

To constantly renew herself/himself professionally by following both national and international publications in the field of psychology, the developments in testing and measurement instruments and software programs used in the discipline.

11

To establish written and verbal communication with experts and lay people by using both Turkish and English.

12

To be able to speak a second foreign at a medium level of fluency efficiently.

13

To be able to relate the knowledge accumulated throughout the human history to their field of expertise.

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest

 


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