Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Visual Theories Discussions GIT 519 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. ORHAN TEKELİOĞLU
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Course Assistants
Course Category Field Proper Education
Course Objective

This course aims to provide the students with the development of research, discussion and writing skills on visual theory.

Course Content

Visual theories are to introduce the students to critical approaches that they can apply to various images, objects and fields.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 They explain what their visual theory studies are and how they need a research area. Lecture, Testing,
2 Explains the relationship of visual theory studies with design and cultural studies. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
3 Explain the influence of image reproduction on the development of remanufacturing technologies. Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing,
4 Analyzes the function of visual imagination in consumer culture. Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Definition of visual theories
2 A survey of the theories about creating theory
3 Theory creation research examples
4 Theory creation research examples
5 Theory as Research Strategy
6 Midterm
7 Data Collection Process
8 Theory Creation Process
9 Objectivity and analysis of data
10 Midterm
11 Creating a research sample
12 Creating a research sample
13 Creating a research sample
14 Creating a research sample
Resources
Course Notes
Course Resources

Sturken, Marita ve Cartwright, Lisa (2009) Practices of Looking: An Introduction to Visual Culture. Oxford University Press.

Aslan, Umut Tümay (2003) "Görsel Olanı Okumak: Eleştirel Görsel Okur-Yazarlık." İletişim Araştırmaları. 1(1): 39-64.

Merleau-Pony, Maurice (2006) Göz ve Tin. İstanbul: Metis.

Crary, Jonathan (2010) Gözlemcinin Teknikleri: On Dokuzuncu Yüzyılda Görme ve Modernite. İstanbul: Metis, 2001.

Benjamin, Walter (2002) “Tekniğin Olanaklarıyla Yeniden Üretilebildiği Çağda Sanat Yapıtı.” Pasajlar. İstanbul: YKY (50-86).

Berger, John (2011) O Ana Adanmış: John Berger’den Seçme Yazılar. İstanbul: Metis.

Barthes, Roland (2011) Camera Lucida: Fotoğraf Üzerine Düşünceler. İstanbul: Altıkırkbeş.

Sontag, Susan (2011) Fotoğraf Üzerine. İstanbul: Agora. 

Berger, John (2012) Görme Biçimleri. İstanbul: Metis

Mitchell, WJT. (2002) “Showing Seeing: a Critique of Visual Culture.” Journal of Visual Culture 1.2 : 165-181.

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 50
2. Ara Sınav 50
Total 100
1. Final 50
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 14 3 42
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 22 4 88
Mid-terms 2 3 6
Final examination 1 3 3
Total Workload 139
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.56
dersAKTSKredisi 6