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 An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering to solve chemical engineering and applied chemistry problems.
2 An ability to analyze and model a domain specific problem, identify and define the appropriate requirements for its solution.
3 An ability to design, implement and evaluate a chemical engineering system or a system component to meet specified requirements.
4 An ability to use the modern techniques and engineering tools necessary for chemical engineering practices.
5 An ability to acquire, analyze and interpret data to understand chemical engineering and applied chemistry requirements.
6 The ability to demonstrate the necessary organizational and business skills to work effectively in inter/inner disciplinary teams or individually.
7 An ability to communicate effectively in Turkish and English.
8 Recognition of the need for, and the ability to access information, to follow recent developments in science and technology and to engage in life-long learning.
9 An understanding of professional, legal, ethical and social issues and responsibilities in chemical engineering and applied chemistry.
10 Skills in project and risk management, awareness about importance of entrepreneurship, innovation and long-term development, and recognition of international standards and methodologies.

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