Free Ceramic Forming (ART252) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Free Ceramic Forming ART252 Fall and Spring 3 0 0 3 4
Pre-requisite Course(s)
None
Course Language Turkish
Course Type Elective Courses
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Drill and Practice.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Course Assistants
Course Objectives
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • General explanation of course content knowledge. Giving information about course content and materials.
  • General information about the history of ceramic art, ceramic tools from past to present, general information about national and international ceramic artists.
  • Getting acquainted with ceramic clay, getting to know the ceramic material and shaping tools.
  • Introduction to free ceramic forming, plate preparation.
Course Content The ceramic clay; using clay for freehand forming; creating unique ceramic forms without restricting the individual creativity; creating two- or three-dimensional free-form designs using the ceramic clay.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 What is ceramics, its contributions to human life and its importance, and a brief review of the place of ceramic art in the history of art, ceramic tools from past to present, general information about national and international ceramic artists. General explanation of course content knowledge. Giving information about course content and materials.
2 Getting acquainted with ceramic clay, getting to know the ceramic material and shaping tools. General explanation of basic ceramic techniques. Preparing the necessary material for the class
3 Knowledge of basic ceramic shaping techniques and their application with examples. 1. Finger method 2.Sausage technique 3.Plate technique 4.Border technique 5. Dyeing and firing knowledge.
4 Making the sketch design for the targeted actual work.
5 Implementation of the prepared sketches in line with the selected technique/techniques.
6 Implementation of the prepared sketches in line with the selected technique/techniques. Sketching
7 Midterm
8 Knowledge of the harmony between negative and positive forms. Composition knowledge and practice of two or more different forms. Practicing
9 Implementation of the prepared sketches in line with the selected technique/techniques. Practicing
10 Implementation of the prepared sketches in line with the selected technique/techniques. Practicing
11 Relief work. Implementation of the sketches they designed.
12 Relief work. Implementation of the sketches they designed.
13 Completion of the work done (drying, painting, glazing…)
14 Biscuit baking, dyeing and final baking of the works.
15 Exhibition preparations and exhibition of the works done. Exhibition preparations.
16 General Evaluation of the work done in the whole semester and the general situation of the course.

Sources

Other Sources 1. Arcasoy, A. (1983). Seramik Teknolojisi. İstanbul: M.Ü., G.S.F., Seramik Bölümü Yayınları, No:1.
2. Barnard, M. (2002). Sanat Tasarım ve Görsel Kültür. Ankara: Ütopya Yayınları.
3. Fischer, E. (1995). Sanatın Gerekliliği. (Çev: Cevat Çapan). İstanbul: Payel Yayınları.
4. Flynn, M. (2002). Ceramics Figures. London: A&C Black.
5. Mansfield, J. (1991). Salt-Glaze Ceramics. London: A&CBlack.
6. May, R. (2001). Yaratma Cesareti. İstanbul: Metis Yayınları.
7. Mülayim, S. (1994). Sanata Giriş. İstanbul: Bilim Teknik Yayınevi.
8. Tansuğ, S. (1988). Sanatın Görsel Dili. İstanbul: Remzi Kitabevi.
9. Yılmabaşar, J. (1980). Jale Yılmabaşar Seramikleri ve Yöntemleri. Ankara: Türk Tarih Kurumu Basımevi.
10. Watson, O. (2004). Ceramics From Islamic Lands. London: Thames&Hudson.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 15 10
Laboratory - -
Application 12 40
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 20
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 30
Toplam 29 100
Percentage of Semester Work 70
Percentage of Final Work 30
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Adequate knowledge in mathematics, science and subjects specific to the computer engineering discipline; the ability to apply theoretical and practical knowledge of these areas to complex engineering problems.
2 The ability to identify, define, formulate and solve complex engineering problems; selecting and applying proper analysis and modeling techniques for this purpose.
3 The ability to design a complex system, process, device or product under realistic constraints and conditions to meet specific requirements; the ability to apply modern design methods for this purpose.
4 The ability to develop, select and utilize modern techniques and tools essential for the analysis and determination of complex problems in computer engineering applications; the ability to utilize information technologies effectively.
5 The ability to design experiments, conduct experiments, gather data, analyze and interpret results for the investigation of complex engineering problems or research topics specific to the computer engineering discipline.
6 The ability to work effectively in inter/inner disciplinary teams; ability to work individually
7 Effective oral and writen communication skills in Turkish; the ability to write effective reports and comprehend written reports, to prepare design and production reports, to make effective presentations, to give and to receive clear and understandable instructions.
8 The knowledge of at least one foreign language; the ability to write effective reports and comprehend written reports, to prepare design and production reports, to make effective presentations, to give and to receive clear and understandable instructions.
9 Recognition of the need for lifelong learning; the ability to access information, to follow recent developments in science and technology.
10 The ability to behave according to ethical principles, awareness of professional and ethical responsibility;
11 Knowledge of the standards utilized in software engineering applications
12 Knowledge on business practices such as project management, risk management and change management;
13 Awareness about entrepreneurship, innovation
14 Knowledge on sustainable development
15 Knowledge on the effects of computer engineering applications on the universal and social dimensions of health, environment and safety;
16 Awareness of the legal consequences of engineering solutions
17 An ability to describe, analyze and design digital computing and representation systems.
18 An ability to use appropriate computer engineering concepts and programming languages in solving computing problems.

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Laboratory
Application 12 2 24
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 6 2 12
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Project
Report
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 6 6
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 10 10
Total Workload 100