FACULTY OF FINE ARTS AND DESIGN

Department of Textile and Fashion Design

GEHU 206 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Italian Culture
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
GEHU 206
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
4

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
Course Type
Second Foreign Language
Course Level
-
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course Lecture / Presentation
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives This course aims to introduce the main aspects of the elements which constitute Italian culture.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • describe concepts about Italian culture
  • develop an awareness about Italian culture through texts
  • write their opinion clearly and effectively
  • form a point of view about their own and target culture
  • comment the concepts about Italian culture from his/her point of view
Course Description This course is designed to give general information on literature, art, architecture, design, music, fashion and culinary arts,; starting from the historical and social foundations of Italian culture in terms of geography, history, language and belonging.

 



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 General introduction of the course Culture and civilization, the elements of culture, intercultural communication
2 The foundations of Italian Culture: geography, history, language and belonging Whittaker A., Speak the Culture, Italy, Bölüm 1, (Thorogood, 2010), 5-48
3 The foundations of Italian Culture: geography, history, language and belonging Whittaker A., Speak the Culture, Italy, Bölüm 1, (Thorogood, 2010), 5-48
4 Literature and Philosophy Whittaker A., Speak the Culture, Italy, Bölüm 2, (Thorogood, 2010), 55-80
5 Art Whittaker A., Speak the Culture, Italy, Bölüm 3, (Thorogood, 2010), 89-131
6 Architecture Whittaker A., Speak the Culture, Italy, Bölüm 3, (Thorogood, 2010), 89-131
7 Music / Midterm Whittaker A., Speak the Culture, Italy, Bölüm 4, (Thorogood, 2010), 139-173
8 Design Whittaker A., Speak the Culture, Italy, Bölüm 5, (Thorogood, 2010), 177-202
9 Fashion Whittaker A., Speak the Culture, Italy, Bölüm 5, (Thorogood, 2010), 177-202
10 Cinema Whittaker A., Speak the Culture, Italy, Bölüm 5, (Thorogood, 2010), 177-202
11 Italian Cuisine Whittaker A., Speak the Culture, Italy, Bölüm 7, (Thorogood, 2010), 235-268
12 Student Presentations
13 Student Presentations
14 Student Presentations
15 Review of the Semester
16 Final Exam

 

Course Notes/Textbooks
Suggested Readings/Materials

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
1
40
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exams
Midterm
1
20
Final Exam
1
40
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
2
60
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
40
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
1
14
Field Work
0
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
0
Portfolio
0
Homework / Assignments
0
Presentation / Jury
1
20
20
Project
0
Seminar / Workshop
0
Oral Exam
0
Midterms
1
15
15
Final Exam
1
25
25
    Total
122

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

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

To be able to develop and design a collection independently.

2

To be able to do maintain a design research individually or as a team.

3

To be able to develop entrepreneurship- and managerial skills for a future professional practice.

4

To be able to understand, interpret and apply theoretical knowledge in fashion and textile design.

5

To be able to analyze and integrate the particular local and regional needs and of their profession.

6

To be able to obtain a multidisciplinary point of view, follow and analyze the new issues, changes and trends in contemporary design and art in such a way that they can be integrated into design practice.

7

To be able to apply industrial requirements, knowledge of material & usage and know-how knowledge in the creation of high quality fashion products.

8

To be able to use digital information and communication technologies at a level that is adequate to the discipline of fashion and textile design.

9

To be able to develop an ongoing analytical and professional approach to academic and design research.

10

To be able to recognize the need and importance of a personal lifelong learning attitude towards their chosen area of interest.

11

To be able to collect data in the areas of fashion and textile design and communicate with colleagues in a foreign language ("European Language Portfolio Global Scale", Level B1).

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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