CET4051 Special Topics in Instructional Technologies IBahçeşehir 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
CET4051 Special Topics in Instructional Technologies I Fall 3 0 3 6
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 YAVUZ SAMUR
Course Lecturer(s): Instructor BARIŞ ERDOĞAN
Recommended Optional Program Components: None
Course Objectives: In this course you will engage in the entire process of developing instructional video programs, from concept to finished project.

Learning Outcomes

The students who have succeeded in this course;
1. develop a comprehensive understanding of the video production process aligned with instructional principles.
2. develop a comprehensive understanding of the mechanics associated with the operation of a video camera.
3. become fluent in using high-end postproduction tools such as Adobe Premiere Pro.
4. successfully deal with the needs of a real-world client in conducting a client video project.

Course Content

Tasks in the process include message definition, treatment development, scriptwriting, storyboarding, production, post-production editing, evaluation, the operation of digital video cameras, production personnel, medium requirements, lighting, and sound.

Weekly Detailed Course Contents

Week Subject Related Preparation
1) Course Overview • Review of Syllabus • Introduction to Premiere • Introduction to digital video cameras Studio Overview
2) Production Process/Conceptualization of Storyline • The Production Process • The Production Team: Who Does What When? • Image Formation and Digital Video Instructional videos Premiere demonstration Studio Equipment
3) One minute video pre-planning Storyboard • Storyboard formats and examples • Storyboarding & Scriptwriting Activity Premiere demonstration • Workspace and Sequencing Light (Theoretical)
4) Premiere demonstration • Shooting and Capturing • Looking Through the Viewfinder Light setup activity
5) Premiere demonstration • Framing and Composition • Using Editing tools Sound Technics
6) Graphics and Effects Premiere demonstration • Editing Audio Sound Production
7) Review
8) Linear and Nonlinear Editing
• Linear/Nonlinear Editing
• Off-line/on-line editing

Premiere demonstration
• Adding effects

Operating the camera - I
• Arranging environment & Shooting
• Tips for effective shooting
9) Operating the camera - II • Arranging environment & Shooting • Tips for effective shooting
10) Editing Principles • Major Client Project Preplanning • Idea generation • Storyboarding Premiere demonstration • Adding effects Post-production through the stage direction
11) Video Recording/Major Client Video Storyboarding Individual Work
12) Conversion/Exporting • Storing videos • Conversion/CD/DVD/Tapes • Interactive Video/Camtasia demo Premiere demonstration • Exporting and Delivery issues
13) Main Client Video Editing
14) Final Projects Presentations


Course Notes / Textbooks: o Zettl, H. (2009). Video Basics 6. Available at the University Library and Google Books.

o Adobe (2010). Adobe Premiere Pro CS4 Classroom in a Book. Available at the University Library and Google Books.
References: None

Evaluation System

Semester Requirements Number of Activities Level of Contribution
Attendance 10 % 10
Application 5 % 5
Homework Assignments 2 % 20
Project 2 % 65
Total % 100
Total % 100

ECTS / Workload Table

Activities Number of Activities Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours 14 2 28
Application 14 1 14
Project 2 40 80
Homework Assignments 2 12 24
Total Workload 146

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.