GEAR 302 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
World Museums
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
GEAR 302
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
6

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Service Course
Course Level
First Cycle
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives The objective of this course is to introduce examples of different forms of cultural and artistic expressions in museums.
Course Description The students who succeeded in this course;
  • will be able to discuss the cultural and artistic development of human history in the context of museums.
  • will be able to define different museums with aesthetic sensitivity.
  • will be able to classify museums regarding their purpose.
  • will be able to classify different art objects.
  • will be able to compare museums in different countries.
Course Content This course provides information about the museums established for different purposes.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Introduction
2 Primitive/Non European Society Museums South Australian Museum-Adelaide: National Museum of American Indians-New York http://www.samuseum.sa.gov.au/ https://americanindian.si.edu/static/exhibitions/infinityofnations/
3 Primitive/ Non European Society Museums: Musée Du Quai Branly, Paris De Young Museum-San Francisco Museum Rietberg-Zürich http://quaibranly.fr https://deyoung.famsf.org/ https://rietberg.ch/en/collection#/
4 Archaeology Museums:Pergamon Museum-Berlin, National Archaeological Museum of Athens, Heraklion Archaeological Museum https://www.smb.museum/en/museums-institutions/pergamonmuseum/home.html, www.namuseum.gr, https://www.namuseum.gr/en/, http://odysseus.culture.gr/h/4/eh41.jsp?obj_id=7844
5 History Museums: The Swedish History Museum, Hong Kong Museum of History, Tokyo-Edo Museum https://historiska.se/home/ , https://hk.history.museum/en_US/web/mh/ https://www.edo-tokyo-museum.or.jp/en/
6 City Museums: Dr. Bhau Daji Lod Mumbai City Museum, London Museum, Helsinki City Museum http://www.bdlmuseum.org/, https://www.museumoflondon.org.uk/museum-london, http://www.helsinginkaupunginmuseo.fi/en/
7 Art Museums: New York Metropolitan Museum of Art, Rijks Museum Amsterdam https://www.metmuseum.org/ https://www.rijksmuseum.nl/en
8 Art Museums: Louvre Museum, Paris Legion of Honor San Francisco, Hong Kong Museum of Art, Victoria&Albert Museum, London http://www.museivaticani.va/content/museivaticani/en.html https://www.vam.ac.uk/ https://hk.art.museum/en_US/web/ma/home.html
9 Art Museums: MoMA-Museum Of Modern Art New York, Van Gogh Museum Amsterdam, Homework submission https://www.moma.org/ https://www.vangoghmuseum.nl/en
10 National Museums and Galleries: National Museum of China Beijing, Tokyo National Museum, The National Gallery London http://en.chnmuseum.cn/default.aspx?AspxAutoDetectCookieSupport=1 https://www.tnm.jp/?lang=en, https://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/
11 MIDTERM
12 Maritime Museums: National Maritime museum, Amsterdam, Vasa Museum, Textile Museums: Museo del Traje Madrid, Presentations https://www.hetscheepvaartmuseum.com/, https://www.vasamuseet.se/en, http://www.culturaydeporte.gob.es/mtraje/inicio.html
13 Presentations
14 Presentations
15 Semester Review
16 Semester Review

 

Course Notes/Textbooks

This course is based on photographs and sources in the personal archive.

Suggested Readings/Materials

http://www.samuseum.sa.gov.au/

https://americanindian.si.edu/static/exhibitions/infinityofnations/

http://quaibranly.fr,https://deyoung.famsf.org/, https://rietberg.ch/en/collection#/, https://www.smb.museum/en/museums-institutions/pergamonmuseum/home.html ,

www.namuseum.gr, https://www.namuseum.gr/en/,

http://odysseus.culture.gr/h/4/eh41.jsp?obj_id=7844,

https://historiska.se/home/ ,

https://hk.history.museum/en_US/web/mh/

https://www.edo-tokyo-museum.or.jp/en/

http://www.bdlmuseum.org/, https://www.museumoflondon.org.uk/museum-london,

http://www.helsinginkaupunginmuseo.fi/en/, https://www.metmuseum.org/

https://www.rijksmuseum.nl/en, https://www.louvre.fr/en,

https://legionofhonor.famsf.org/

https://www.vam.ac.uk/

https://hk.art.museum/en_US/web/ma/home.html,

https://www.moma.org/

https://www.vangoghmuseum.nl/en,

http://en.chnmuseum.cn/default.aspx?AspxAutoDetectCookieSupport=1

https://www.tnm.jp/?lang=en,

https://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/

https://www.hetscheepvaartmuseum.com/,

https://www.vasamuseet.se/en,

http://www.culturaydeporte.gob.es/mtraje/inicio.html

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
1
10
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
3
30
Homework / Assignments
1
15
Presentation / Jury
1
25
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exams
Midterm
1
20
Final Exam
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
7
100
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Theoretical Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
Study Hours Out of Class
6
8
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
3
8
Homework / Assignments
1
15
Presentation / Jury
1
25
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
10
Final Exam
    Total
170

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To be able to define and discuss the history, underlying concepts and theories of cinema and digital media.

2

To be able to develop a storytelling idea for cinema and digital media arts by using creativity and critical thinking.

3

To be able to operate specialized technical equipment and competently use software in the fields of cinema and digital media arts. 

4

To be able to execute the main tasks in the pre-production, production and post-production of an audio-visual work at the basic level including screenwriting, production planning, operating the camera, sound recording, lighting and editing.

5

To be able to perform a specialized task at an advanced level either for pre-production, production or post-production of an audio-visual work.

6

To be able to discuss how meaning is made through works of cinema and digital media; in what ways economics, politics and culture affect visual representation; how the conditions of production, consumption, distribution and interpretation shape images.

7

To be able to perform specialized tasks for creating digital media narratives with interactive elements.

8

To be able to conduct a critical analysis of a film or a work of digital media arts from technical, intellectual and artistic points of view.

9

To be able to take individual responsibility of a film or a digital media work from scratch to product in a problem-solving manner.

10

To be able to work as a crewmember by following norms of ethical conduct and taking initiative to improve the ethical standards of his/her working environment.

11

To be able to collect data in the areas of Cinema and Digital Media and communicate with colleagues in a foreign language ("European Language Portfolio Global Scale", Level B1).

12

To be able to speak a second foreign language at a medium level of fluency efficiently.

13

To be able to relate the knowledge accumulated throughout the human history to their field of expertise.

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest