FACULTY OF FINE ARTS AND DESIGN

Department of Architecture

IUE 100 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Orientation and Career Planning
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
IUE 100
Fall
1
0
1
2

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Required
Course Level
First Cycle
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course -
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s) -
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives This course aims to prepare students for university education and campus life and enable them to grasp self-awareness. The course will guide the students to explore their personal abilities and improve themselves in accordance with the expectations of business world.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • identify academic and administrational units of the university as well as the rules and regulations they are subject to;
  • develop the capacity to set professional goals based on their interests;
  • improve their time management skills;
  • to develop their oral and written communication skills;
  • to assess their strengths and weaknesses before professional life.
Course Description The aim of this course is to help students recognize the skills needed for university life and career goals. These skills include self-awareness, goal setting, time management, oral and written communication, and analytical thinking. The course will introduce those skills to students via seminars and talks conducted by specialists and professionals.

 



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: Aims and Expectations What is Career? Why university education?
2 University Life: Academic units, administrative units, and student clubs
3 Core Skills I: Seminar on Self-Awareness “How Does Your Self-Concept Affect Your Career?” https://work.chron.com/selfconcept-affect-career-23438.html
4 Core Skills II: Seminar on Setting Goals “Eight Ways You Can Define, Then Reach, Your Career Goals” https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbescoachescouncil/2018/09/25/eight-ways-you-can-define-then-reach-your-career-goals/#450105f87ca4
5 Career Talks I: Experiences, Success and Failure Stories Job Skills Checklist, https://owl.purdue.edu/owl/job_ search_writing/preparing_an_application/job_skills_checklist.html
6 Core Skills III: Seminar on Time Management “Manipulate Time With These Powerful 20 Time Management Tips” https://www.forbes.com/sites/johnrampton/2018/05/01/manipulate-time-with-these-powerful-20-time-management-tips/#255ad99a57ab
7 Career Talks II: Experiences, Success and Failure Stories Resumé prepatation guide by the Career Guidance Center
8 Core Skills IV: Seminar on Oral and Written Communication “11 Communication And Speaking Skills That Will Boost Your Reputation As A Leader” https://www.forbes.com/sites/theyec/2019/02/08/11-communication-and-speaking-skills-that-will-boost-your-reputation-as-a-leader/#3751dbea2fa3
9 Career Talks III: Experiences, Success and Failure Stories “Virtual Interviewing: How Employers & Job Seekers Can Prepare”, https://workology.com/virtual-interviewing-how-employers-job-seekers-can-prepare/
10 Core Skills V: Seminar on Analytical Thinking “Analytical Skills Definition, List, and Examples” https://www.thebalancecareers.com/analytical-skills-list-2063729
11 Career Talks IV: Experiences, Success and Failure Stories “Video: 5 Ways to Listen better” https://www.ted.com/talks/julian_treasure_5_ ways_to_listen_better?referrer=playlist-listen_up#t-74423
12 Core Skills VI: Seminar on Leadership Youtube Video: “Leading People and the Qualities of a Good Leader” https://youtu.be/LxYGrPmH4rY
13 Career Talks V: Experiences, Success and Failure Stories “Video: Why the Best Hire Might Not Have the Perfect Resumé” https://www.ted.com/talks/regina_hartley_ why_the_best_hire_might_not_have_the_perfect_resume
14 Core Skills VII: Seminar on Personal Brands “The First Step To Building Your Personal Brand”, https://www.forbes.com/sites/dailymuse/2012/02/14/the-first-step-to-building-your-personal-brand/#64455dd46201
15 Review of the Semester
16 Review of the Semester

 

Course Notes/Textbooks None
Suggested Readings/Materials None

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
1
30
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exams
Midterm
1
70
Final Exam
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
2
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
1
16
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: '.16.' x total hours)
16
0
Study Hours Out of Class
14
1
14
Field Work
0
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
0
Portfolio
0
Homework / Assignments
0
Presentation / Jury
0
Project
0
Seminar / Workshop
0
Oral Exam
0
Midterms
1
20
20
Final Exam
0
    Total
50

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

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

To be able to offer a professional level of architectural services.

X
2

To be able to take on responsibility as an individual and as a team member to solve complex problems in the practice of design and construction.

X
3

To be able to understand methods to collaborate and coordinate with other disciplines in providing project delivery services.

 

X
4

To be able to understand, interpret, and evaluate methods, concepts, and theories in architecture emerging from both research and practice.

X
5

To be able to develop environmentally and socially responsible architectural strategies at multiple scales. 

X
6

To be able to develop a critical understanding of historical traditions, global culture and diversity in the production of the built environment.

X
7

To be able to apply theoretical and technical knowledge in construction materials, products, components, and assemblies based on their performance within building systems.

X
8

To be able to present architectural ideas and proposals in visual, written, and oral form through using contemporary computer-based information and communication technologies and media.

X
9

To be able to demonstrate a critical evaluation of acquired knowledge and skills to diagnose individual educational needs and direct self-education skills for developing solutions to architectural problems and design execution.

X
10

To be able to take the initiative for continuous knowledge update and education as well as demonstrate a lifelong learning approach in the field of Architecture.

X
11

To be able to collect data in the areas of Architecture 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

 


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