Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Sound Design GIT 351 5 1 + 2 2 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi BÜLENT KABAŞ
Course Lecturers Dr.Öğr.Üyesi BÜLENT KABAŞ,
Course Assistants
Course Category
Course Objective As a recording material, sound has became a cultural product as well as a part of mass culture. The main purpose of this course is to examine how sound is being designed in different types of media. This course also aims to present recent digital sound design technologies and to teach students how to use these applications by several workshops.
Course Content
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 1) Shall learn the role of sound in terms of different types of media according to media language Lecture, Discussion, Demonstration, Testing,
2 2) Shall trace the evolution of sound technologies Lecture, Demonstration, Homework,
3 3) Shall compare the different application properties of digital sound technologies Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
4 4) Shall learn different digital sound design techniques Drilland Practice, Motivations to Show, Self Study, Project Based Learning, Homework,
5 5) Shall produce media products by using the tools of so called sound design techniques Motivations to Show, Self Study, Problem Solving, Project Based Learning, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Recording sound and sound as a cultural product
2 Silent cinema and its cinematography
3 Sound cinema and its cinematography
4 Radio language, sound design and music
5 Television language and sound design
6 Sound design for interactive media
7 Mid-term exam
8 Digital sound design: tehniques and specifications
9 Digital sound design applications
10 Digital sound design applications
11 Digital sound design applications
12 Digital sound design applications
13 General evaluation
14 Final Exam
Course Notes
Course Resources Cancellaro, Joseph. Exploring Sound Design For Interactive Media. Thomson Delmar Learning, 2006
Dakic, Vesna. Sound Design for Film and Television. GRIN Verlag, 2009
Heller, Steven ve David Womack. Becoming a Digital Designer: A Guide to Careers in Web, Video, Broadcast, Game and Animation Design. New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons, 2011
Kirk, Ross ve Andy Hunt. Digital Sound Processing for Music and Multimedia. Focal Press, 1999
Leung, Linda (ed.). Digital Experience Design, University od Chicago Press, 2008
Smith Patrick. Gardner´s Guide to Digital Sound Design. GGC Publishing, 2007
Sonnenschein, David. Sound Design: The Expressive Power of Music, Voice and Sound Effects in Cinema. Michigan: Michael Wiese Productions, 2001
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 To have advanced knowledge and equipment in the field of Visual Communication (Multimedia, Photography, Cinema, Graphic Design), to be able to use the theoretical and practical knowledge acquired in this field; To be able to discuss, to interpret scientifically and to be able to evaluate.
2 To know and understand basic art principles and to be able to adapt them to the field of Visual Communication Design.
3 To have knowledge of computer aided design; To have knowledge about design techniques and methods in different fields and to be able to apply them.
4 To be able to critically evaluate the knowledge and skills acquired in the field of visual communication design, to identify learning needs and to direct their learning throughout life.
5 To be able to define problems related to visual communication design, to develop solutions based on evidence and research.
6 To be able to inform people and institutions about visual communication design issues; To be able to convey their thoughts and solutions to problems in written and verbal form, to support them with quantitative and qualitative data and share them with experts and non-experts.
7 To be able to benefit from other disciplines that form the basis of visual communication design by paying attention to interdisciplinary interaction, to have basic knowledge about these disciplines and to create a basis for mutual interaction in different fields.
8 To be able to take responsibility individually and as a group member to solve unforeseen and complex problems encountered in practice; To have effective communication skills.
9 To have the capacity to perceive, think, design, apply, analyze and interpret multidimensionally.
10 To have knowledge about the legal regulations and procedures in the relevant field of art.
11 To be able to follow information about visual communication design using a foreign language.
12 To have competence in the production standards of the field and to be able to use the information and communication technologies required by the field.
13 To have social, scientific and ethical values ??in the stages of collection, interpretation, announcement and application of data related to visual communication.
14 To be able to transform abstract and concrete concepts into creative thinking, innovative and original works, based on the versatile and open-minded thinking model.
15 To have aesthetic awareness.
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 50
1. Kısa Sınav 15
1. Ödev 20
2. Kısa Sınav 15
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 3 48
Mid-terms 1 3 3
Quiz 1 2 2
Assignment 1 20 20
Final examination 1 3 3
Total Workload 124
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.96
dersAKTSKredisi 5