Academic Catalog


Course Code: 4300218
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(2-2)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Computer Education And Instructional Technology
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. MER DELALOLU
Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Communication through graphics, graphic design, design process and principles of design, history of graphic design, creativity in graphic design, basic design elements of graphic, application areas of graphic design (typography, signs, emblems, icons, logo and trademarks, visual identity design, poster design); basic graphic terminology (pixel depth, compression, picture layout, resolution); graphical software packages (Photoshop, Fireworks, etc.) and tools (toolbox, layers, filters, effects); animation, scripting languages in animation; animation in education. Both, 2D and 3D design issues and development tools are covered.