VCD4121 Workshops and SeminarsBahçeşehir UniversityDegree Programs ENERGY SYSTEMS ENGINEERINGGeneral Information For StudentsDiploma SupplementErasmus Policy StatementNational QualificationsBologna Commission
Bachelor TR-NQF-HE: Level 6 QF-EHEA: First Cycle EQF-LLL: Level 6

Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Code Course Name Semester Theoretical Practical Credit ECTS
VCD4121 Workshops and Seminars Spring 2 2 3 5
This catalog is for information purposes. Course status is determined by the relevant department at the beginning of semester.

Basic information

Language of instruction: English
Type of course: Non-Departmental Elective
Course Level: Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery: Face to face
Course Coordinator : Dr. Öğr. Üyesi İPEK TORUN
Course Lecturer(s): Instructor SERKAN ŞİMŞEK
Recommended Optional Program Components: None
Course Objectives: In this course, students will be able to develop visual communication design education about graphic design, advertising design, digital advertising, social media, typeface, interactive and publishing design concepts with professional designers and academic members in seminars and workshops. Otherwise, students will be able to get to know sectorel practice fields of visual communication design concept.

Learning Outcomes

The students who have succeeded in this course;
I. Students will be able to define differences between classic advertising design and digital advertising design.
II. Students will be able to grabs the importance of sectoral sense of team work.
III. Students will be able to work together with professional designers in workshops.
IV. Students will be able to understand differences between art products and sectorel products in graphic design.
V. Students will be able to learn conversion process of find a creative idea and visualize.
VI. Students will be able to grabs basic differences between concept and subject.
VII. Students will be able to improve themselves about to become the dominant technology.
VIII. Students will be able to learn difference sectorel working area for career planning.

Course Content

Weekly Detailed Course Contents

Week Subject Related Preparation
1) Introduction to course syllabus
2) Guest Lecturer Seminar: Poyraz Özer "Architecture and Level Design in Video Games"
3) Guest Lecturer Workshop: Volkan Hacıtahiroğulları "Game Design & Documentation"
4) Guest Lecturer Seminar: Yağmur Cenberli "Net Neutrality"
5) Guest Lecturer Seminar: Öykü Türeli "Research Methods in Communication"
6) Guest Lecturer Seminar: Nilüfer Geysi "Climate Change Communication"
7) Guest Lecturer Seminar: Ebru Güney "Cli-fi"
8) Guest Lecturer Seminar: Cemre Okumuş "Feminist Historiography & Documentary"
9) Guest Lecturer Workshop: Nisa Gülfidan "Poster Design & Print"
10) Guest Lecturer Seminar: Murat Can Oğuz "Mapping & Digital Experiences"
11) Guest Lecturer Seminar: Eren Demirkıran "Green Advertising"
12) Guest Lecturer Workshop: Laçin Yalçınkaya "Blogosphere & WordPress"
13) Guest Lecturer Seminar: Burak Özdemir "Nation Branding"
14) Guest Lecturer Seminar: Görkem Bir "Advertising & Globalization"


Course Notes / Textbooks:

Evaluation System

Semester Requirements Number of Activities Level of Contribution
Attendance 14 % 20
Midterms 1 % 40
Final 1 % 40
Total % 100
Total % 100

ECTS / Workload Table

Activities Number of Activities Workload
Course Hours 14 42
Presentations / Seminar 12 56
Final 2 16
Total Workload 114

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

No Effect 1 Lowest 2 Low 3 Average 4 High 5 Highest
Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1) Build up a body of knowledge in mathematics, science and Energy Systems Engineering subjects; use theoretical and applied information in these areas to model and solve complex engineering problems.
2) Ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex Energy Systems Engineering problems; select and apply proper modeling and analysis methods for this purpose.
3) Ability to design complex Energy systems, processes, devices or products under realistic constraints and conditions, in such a way as to meet the desired result; apply modern design methods for this purpose.
4) Ability to devise, select, and use modern techniques and tools needed for solving complex problems in Energy Systems Engineering practice; employ information technologies effectively.
5) Ability to design and conduct numerical or pysical experiments, collect data, analyze and interpret results for investigating the complex problems specific to Energy Systems Engineering.
6) Ability to cooperate efficiently in intra-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary teams; and show self-reliance when working on Energy Systems-related problems
7) Ability to communicate effectively in English and Turkish (if he/she is a Turkish citizen), both orally and in writing. Write and understand reports, prepare design and production reports, deliver effective presentations, give and receive clear and understandable instructions.
8) Recognize the need for life-long learning; show ability to access information, to follow developments in science and technology, and to continuously educate oneself.
9) Develop an awareness of professional and ethical responsibility, and behave accordingly. Be informed about the standards used in Energy Systems Engineering applications.
10) Learn about business life practices such as project management, risk management, and change management; develop an awareness of entrepreneurship, innovation, and sustainable development.
11) Acquire knowledge about the effects of practices of Energys Systems Engineering on health, environment, security in universal and social scope, and the contemporary problems of Energys Systems engineering; is aware of the legal consequences of Energys Systems engineering solutions.