SRJC Course Outlines

9/21/2019 6:33:47 PMART 31D Course Outline as of Fall 2019

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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: 
Formerly: 

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

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.   Develop advanced aesthetic standards for individual work.
2.   Create a series of portfolio assignments.
 

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Upon completion of this course, the students will be able to:
1. Develop a personal vision through a series of projects.
2. Develop artistic standards for self critique.
3. Understand the process of firing gas and/or electric kilns.
4. Evaluate a series of 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 personal glazes.

Topics and Scope
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I.    Advanced Potter's Wheel and Hand-Building Techniques for the Creation of Historical and
      Contemporary Ceramic Forms Expressing Personal Aesthetic
II.   Demonstration of Firing Processes for Gas and Electric Kilns
III.  Creation of Personal Glazes
IV.  Develop Critique Skills
V.    Preparation of an Individual Portfolio and Presentation Skill for Ceramics Competition
VI.  The Use, Care and Safety for Materials, Tools and Equipment of Ceramics
VII. The Concepts and Elements of Historical and Contemporary Ceramics
 
All topics and scope are addressed in both lecture and lab components of this course.

Assignments:
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Lecture-Related Assignments:
1. Write two reports (250-750 words each); one on a ceramic artist and one on a gallery
    exhibition
 
Lab-Related Assignments:
1. Complete 10-20 portfolio pieces including at least cups, bowls, lidded containers and teapots
2. Individual project:  pre-approved by instructor
3. Creation and application of glazes and apply them to one's own work
4. Demonstrate loading/unloading ceramic pieces on/from gas or electric kiln
5. Take a photograph of one's full  portfolio
6. Four Presentations: one of portfolio, individual project, green ware and glazed piece

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%
Portfolio, Individual project, and Demonstration and Presentations
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, 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. 5th ed. Peterson, Jan and Peterson, Susan. Laurence King Publishing. 2012 (classic)

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