SRJC Course Outlines

9/21/2019 10:11:16 AMART 31D Course Outline as of Fall 2013

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  ART 31DTitle:  ADVANCED CERAMICS II  
Full Title:  Advanced Ceramics II
Last Reviewed:10/22/2018

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled2.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled35.00
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled4.005 min.Lab Scheduled70.00
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total6.00 Contact Total105.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  70.00Total Student Learning Hours: 175.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
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Catalog Description:
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This course focuses on individual expression and the preparation of a portfolio. The study includes experimentation with mixed-media, historical/contemporary methods and firing of gas and electric kilns.  

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of ART 31C


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This course focuses on individual expression and the preparation of a portfolio. The study includes experimentation with mixed-media, historical/contemporary methods and firing of gas and electric kilns.  
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of ART 31C
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Upon completion of this course, the students will be able to:
1. Design their own projects, continuing to develop subject matter
and personal vision.
2. Develop the artistic standard for judgment of their own work.
3. Practice firing gas and/or electric kilns.
4. Evaluate a series of their own related works in a portfolio.
5. Examine ideas, tools, media, decoration techniques and process of
working through self-expression.
6. Expand a working vocabulary used by professional ceramic artists.
7. Analyze and criticize examples of historical and contemporary ceramics.
8. Define health and safety issues that arise from the use of ceramics
materials and equipment.
9. Create one's own personal glazes.

Topics and Scope
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1. Advanced potter's wheel and hand-building techniques for the creation
of historical and contemporary ceramic forms displaying personal
expression.
2. Demonstration of firing processes for gas and electric kilns.
3. Creation of personal glazes for one's own work.
4. Critique of one's own and other students' work.
5. Preparation of an individual portfolio, including presentation
of work for ceramics competition.
6. The use, care and safety for materials, tools and equipment
of ceramics.
7. The concepts and elements of historical and contemporary ceramics.

Assignments:
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1. Complete 10-20 portfolio pieces including  cups, bowls, lidded containers and teaports.
2. Students will work individually on self-selected subject matter approved by the instructor in advance.  Individuals are expected to show work in progress for critique and discussion.
3. Complete a series of line blends/triaxials and color experiments with glaze materials, and apply them to one's own work.
4. Write two reports (2-3 pages each); one on a ceramic artist and one on a gallery exhibition.
5. Take a photograph of own portfolio.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
10 - 20%
Short reports on artists and gallery exhibitions.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
None
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
60 - 75%
Class performances, Final exhibit of completed glazed work.
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
None
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
15 - 20%
Attendance, effort, artistic growth and class participation.


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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The Craft and Art of Clay: A Complete Potter's Hand Book, Jan Peterson, Susan Peterson, 5th edition, Laurence King Publisher, 2012.

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