Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Video Art GIT 417 7 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 Field Proper Education
Course Objective

The goal of the course not to explore contemporary video practice, concentrating on creating, presenting, and analyzing the moving image, but to re-consider what the photographic image and its relationship to time. 

Course Content

this course examines technical, historical and theoretical aspects of video art practices.  Students will also have a knowledge on basics of video and sound editing.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Shall develop ideas for video art projects. Brain Storming, Problem Solving, Project Based Learning, Testing, Homework, Project / Design,
2 Shall develop and execute an individual project from conception to exhibition. Project Based Learning, Self Study, Case Study, Motivations to Show, Lecture, Testing, Homework, Project / Design,
3 Shall find creative solutions. Project Based Learning, Self Study, Case Study, Motivations to Show, Discussion, Project / Design, Homework, Testing,
4 Shall learn history and impacts of moving image technologies. Problem Solving, Self Study, Drilland Practice, Project / Design, Homework,
5 Shall have a knowledge on basics of video and sound editing. Project Based Learning, Project / Design, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
2 The origins of Video Art
3 Tendencies and Influences in Early Artists Video
4 Social and Political Activists role in the Development of Video Art
5 The Influence and Relationship of Experimental, Avant-Garde and ‘Underground’ Film
6 The relationship of experimental music and Video Art
7 Abstract video and image processing
8 Midterm exam
9 Video as an electronic medium
10 Video as an electronic medium
11 Digital video editing and processing
12 Digital video editing and processing
13 Digital video editing and processing
14 Final Project
Course Notes
Course Resources

Doug Hall, Sally Jo Fifer, Illuminating video: an essential guide to video art, Aperture/BAYC, 1990

Catherine Elwes, Video Art, A GUided Tour, Tauris & Co Ltd, New York, 2005

Michael Rush, Vİdeo Art, Thames&Hudson, 2007

 Chris Meigh-Andrews, A History of Vİdeo Art, Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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. X
2 To know and understand basic art principles and to be able to adapt them to the field of Visual Communication Design. X
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. X
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. X
5 To be able to define problems related to visual communication design, to develop solutions based on evidence and research. X
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. X
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. X
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. X
9 To have the capacity to perceive, think, design, apply, analyze and interpret multidimensionally. X
10 To have knowledge about the legal regulations and procedures in the relevant field of art. X
11 To be able to follow information about visual communication design using a foreign language. X
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. X
13 To have social, scientific and ethical values ??in the stages of collection, interpretation, announcement and application of data related to visual communication. X
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. X
15 To have aesthetic awareness. X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ödev 20
2. Ödev 20
3. Ödev 20
1. Ara Sınav 40
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) 14 3 42
Mid-terms 1 2 2
Assignment 3 15 45
Project / Design 1 30 30
Total Workload 119
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.76
dersAKTSKredisi 5