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 of mathematics, physical sciences and the subjects specific to engineering disciplines; the ability to apply theoretical and practical knowledge of these areas in the solution of complex engineering problems.
2 The ability to define, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems; the ability to select and apply proper analysis and modeling methods for this purpose.
3 The ability to design a complex system, process, device or product under realistic constraints and conditions in such a way as to meet the specific requirements; the ability to apply modern design methods for this purpose.
4 The ability to select, and use modern techniques and tools needed to analyze and solve complex problems encountered in engineering practices; the ability to use information technologies effectively.
5 The ability to design experiments, conduct experiments, gather data, and analyze and interpret results for investigating complex engineering problems or research areas specific to engineering disciplines.
6 The ability to work efficiently in inter-, intra-, and multi-disciplinary teams; the ability to work individually.
7 (a) Sözlü ve yazılı etkin iletişim kurma becerisi; etkin rapor yazma ve yazılı raporları anlama, tasarım ve üretim raporları hazırlayabilme, etkin sunum yapabilme, açık ve anlaşılır talimat verme ve alma becerisi. (b) En az bir yabancı dil bilgisi; bu yabancı dilde etkin rapor yazma ve yazılı raporları anlama, tasarım ve üretim raporları hazırlayabilme, etkin sunum yapabilme, açık ve anlaşılır talimat verme ve alma becerisi.
8 Recognition of the need for lifelong learning; the ability to access information, follow developments in science and technology, and adapt and excel oneself continuously.
9 Acting in conformity with the ethical principles; professional and ethical responsibility and knowledge of the standards employed in engineering applications.
10 Knowledge of business practices such as project management, risk management, and change management; awareness of entrepreneurship and innovation; knowledge of sustainable development.
11 Knowledge of the global and social effects of engineering practices on health, environment, and safety issues, and knowledge of the contemporary issues in engineering areas; awareness of the possible legal consequences of engineering practices.
12 (a) Knowledge of (i) fluid mechanics, (ii) heat transfer, (iii) manufacturing process, (iv) electronics and control, (v) vehicle components design, (vi) vehicle dynamics, (vii) vehicle propulsion/drive and power systems, (viii) technical laws and regulations in automotive engineering field, and (ix) vehicle verification tests. (b) The ability to merge and apply these knowledge in solving multi-disciplinary automotive problems.
13 The ability to make use of theoretical, experimental, and simulation methods, and computer aided design techniques in automotive engineering field.
14 The ability to work in the field of vehicle design and manufacturing.

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