The objective of the research is to seek an answer to the question of “ Does creative typography practices have an effect on stundets’ high level cogitation skills?” The study was conducted on 50 students from Gazi University, Ankara vocational high school, Graphic Design Program. The class where activities of the already available curriculum were taught is named the “control group”, and where creative typography practices were carried out is named the “experimental group”. Data obtained during the study has been analyzed using SPSS 20 statistics software program. During the analysis of quantitative data obtained from critical thinking and creative thinking tests, F-test analysis has been used to determine whether or not there is a difference between the preliminary and final test scores of control and experiment groups. The data obtained from student products has been interpreted using ANCOVA, Single Factor Analysis of Covariance. Results obtained from study findings can be summarized as follows: When California Critical Thinking Disposition Inventory (CCTDI) preliminary test scores of the experimental and control groups were reviewed, a significant difference has been discovered in terms of final test scores between the experimental and control groups in favor of the experimental group. When Torrance Creative Thinking Disposition Inventory (TYDT) preliminary test scores of the experimental and control groups were reviewed, a significant difference has been discovered in terms of final test scores between the experimental and control groups in favor of the experiment group.
Graphic Design, Typography, Creative Thinking, Critical Thinking