Information Package / Course Catalogue
Traditional Turkish Arts
Course Code: GİY183
Course Type: Non Departmental Elective
Couse Group: Short Cycle (Associate's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 2
Prt.: 0
Credit: 2
Lab: 0
ECTS: 2
Objectives of the Course

Depending on our traditional Turkish arts, studies are carried out on textile arts such as Ebru, Batik, felt making, Illumination, miniature, line, pencil and carpet –rug, weaving and printing. To gain deep knowledge in the fields of traditional Turkish arts and to show how to use existing knowledge in practice and to gain the ability to access, evaluate and interpret information by doing scientific research.

Course Content

The aim of this course is to introduce students to Turkish handcrafts products based on wood, paper, metal, textile, and to gain knowledge and experience about the construction techniques of the products and their specific forms of Turkish art.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.Gains the ability to develop the original disciplines and knowledge of traditional Turkish arts in the field of specialization.
2.Students will be able to comprehend inter-disciplinary interaction of traditional Turkish art field
3.To be able to use theoretical and practical knowledge at the level of expertise in the field of traditional Turkish arts and to be able to apply technical and aesthetic elements to the design.
4.Gains the ability to integrate interdisciplinary knowledge with the knowledge of his / her field, to interpret and to bring new approaches
5.Students will be able to conduct their expertise independently in the field of traditional Turkish arts
Recommended or Required Reading
1.“Geleneksel Türk El sanatlarına Giriş” İsmail Öztürk Dokuz Eylül Ünv. Yayınları
2.“Türkl El Sanatları “ 2 cilt, Örçün Barışta Kültür Bakanlığı Yayınları
3. Traditional Turkish Arts Textbook
4.Lecture Notes
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Definition and history of traditional Turkish handcrafts
Week 2 - Theoretical
Jewelry making and techniques.
Week 3 - Theoretical
Traditional felt making and techniques
Week 4 - Theoretical
Weaving Techniques (çarpana,dimi,zili,cicim weaving )
Week 5 - Theoretical
Ebru making
Week 6 - Theoretical
Batik making
Week 7 - Theoretical
Natural print making
Week 8 - Theoretical
Clothing accessories and home accessories design studies with different materials
Week 9 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm Exam
Week 10 - Theoretical
Practice studies for consolidation of learned information
Week 11 - Theoretical
Practice studies for consolidation of learned information
Week 12 - Theoretical
Practice studies for consolidation of learned information
Week 13 - Theoretical
Practice studies for consolidation of learned information
Week 14 - Theoretical
Practice studies for consolidation of learned information
Week 15 - Theoretical
Practice studies for consolidation of learned information
Week 16 - Final Exam
Final Exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%30
Final Examination1%70
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory140228
Assignment1606
Studio Work4028
Midterm Examination1314
Final Examination1314
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)50
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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