SRJC Course Outlines

5/25/2024 4:26:41 PMART 71A Course Outline as of Fall 2010

Inactive Course

Discipline and Nbr:  ART 71ATitle:  BEG JEWELRY  
Full Title:  Beginning Jewelry Making
Last Reviewed:2/11/1992

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:  22 - 4 Times in any Comb of Levels
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  ART 32A

Catalog Description:
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Basic methods in metal fabrication applied to jewelry making.  Includes use and maintenance of hand tools, soldering, metal forming, forging, applique and casting. Projects and emphasis may vary with each individual.


Recommended Preparation:
Completion of ART 3, ART 5 or ART 7A and a basic interest in crafts.

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Introduction to design & creation of jewelry using a variety of techniques & tools.
(Grade or P/NP)

Recommended:Completion of ART 3, ART 5 or ART 7A and a basic interest in crafts.
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:22 - 4 Times in any Comb of Levels


Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course


Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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1.  Students will be shown film slides of jewelry examples through history
   to stimulate and inspire them.
2.  A glossary of terms and words in jewelry making is issued to students
3.  All processes are demonstrated and explained in detail.
4.  Relative aesthetics are discussed to discern between value of store
   bought and hand crafted jewelry to develop an appreciation for
   craftsmanship, its heart and spirit.
5.  Provide example through visiting craftspersons to the class who will
   show examples of their work and talk about "making it" professionally.

Topics and Scope
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1.  Discuss with the students the nature of jewelry design with emphasis
   on contemporary and/or personal values.
2.  Pattern mailing for unique pieces and for production technique.
3.  We cover many explicit soldering exercises to prepare students for
   further work assignments.
4.  Various demonstrations are given by the teacher such as forging,
   repausse, stone setting, casting, etc., including all the basic
   metal fabrication processes.
5.  Present in a general way the last wax casting process emphasizing
   the "plastic" qualities of the medium.

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1.  Pierced pendant
2.  Pierced and soldered band ring
3.  Dapped form, forged applique piece
4.  Forge piece
5.  Repausse piece
6.  Last wax cast 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
0 - 0%
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because problem solving assessments and skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
40 - 60%
Homework problems
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
10 - 30%
Class performances, PORTFOLIO
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 30%
Class participation, work completed for evaluation, attendance, effort, growth.

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Design and Creation of Jewelry, by Robert Vonncumann
Jewelry Making, by Murray Bovin
Contemporary Jewelry, by Philip Morton

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