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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
RESY623 Visual Perceptual And Creativity 927001 1 1 5
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course is to teach how visual perception and creative processes take place. In order to understand visual perception processes, it is necessary to understand not only cognitive processes but also physiological processes at the same time. Art, a visual expression of human beings, is perceived and transformed into a reaction in visual perception processes. At the same time, students learn how cognitive processes work on stimuli in this course
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assist.Prof. Dr. Tamer Aslan
Learning Outcomes
  1. They know the physiological, cognitive and psychological processes behind the visual perception mechanism
  2. They know the factors affecting on visual perception and creation processes
  3. They solve the effects of the processes of dialectic of the subject and object on visual perception and creation processes
  4. They understand that how social, cultural and environmental variables affect perception processes, perception and meaning.
  5. They apprehend that how the viewer reacts to the work of art and the visual phenomenon created by the creative process
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Recommended or Required Reading
1) Görsel Algılama “Sanatta Yaratıcı Süreç”-Adem GENÇ- Ahmet SİPAHİOĞLU

2) Sanat ve Eğitim-Yaratıcılık-Sanat Sorunları-Kuramları ve Eleştirisi-Eğitimle
İlişkiler-İnci SAN
3)Sanatı Görmek-Bates LOWRY
4)Sanatta Devrim-Nazan / Mazhar İPŞİROĞLU
5)Renk ve Resimde Kullanımı-Nuri TEMİZSOYLU
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
Theoretical exploration of the ways of visual expression, Biological-optical perception, reactions to light and colors, reaction to the motion of three-dimensional objects, color reaction. Instinct and monitoring. Creativity, The effects of the environment in perception ,Experiences - requirements – prejudices. Methods and variety of perception. Important factors in perception. Cognitive concepts .Creativity and creativity in art.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.Detection with Visual imagery
2.Factors affecting perception
3.The physiological structure of the human eye and brain
4.Cognitive-psychological processes behind visual impatience. Instinct - monitoring -taking behavior
5.Sense-sensation-reasoning in visual perception
6.Perceptual concepts: shape - form - simplicity
7.Equilibrium and why balance
8.Creativity and definition of creativity
9.Traits of Creative personality – barriers
10.Creative intelligence - creative education
11.Artistic creation - sense and senses.Esthetic sensibility and perceptual awareness
12.Perception - imagery - imagery - symbol - icons .Metaphor in art and metaphor
13.Influence on the process of creation of visual perception dimensions that changing inparallel with technological developments
14.Reaction to the stimulus and stimulant in the dialect of subject and object
15.Contextual interactions with social cultural, environmental and other In visualperception and creativity.
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Midterm Examination1100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Final Examination1100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesQuantityTime(hours)Total Workload(hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures15230
Self Study15345
Individual Study for Mid term Examination10330
Individual Study for Final Examination5315