COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Advanced Designing in Clay and Plaster
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
ID 331
Fall/Spring
2
2
3
4
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Elective
Course Level
First Cycle
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s) -
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives This course aims to provide students with the advance knowledge and skill for designing and producing ceramic products by using plaster model and mould.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Make functional ceramic products by using plaster model and mould.
  • Practice the methods of modeling and mould making by using plaster material.
  • Study with alternative production techniques and different materials.
  • Improve the technical knowledge and skills for designing with the ceramic material.
  • Produce original designs in industrial ceramic field.
Course Description

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
X
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Required Materials
1 Introduction with examples on History of Industrial Ceramic Design. MIDGLEY, Barry (1982). Modeling and Ceramics: Techniques and Materials, Oxford: Phaidon.
2 Introducing Clay Forming with mould techniques. MIDGLEY, Barry (1982). Modeling and Ceramics: Techniques and Materials, Oxford: Phaidon.
3 Types of plaster mould; Techniques of modeling and mould making by using plaster. MIDGLEY, Barry (1982). Modeling and Ceramics: Techniques and Materials, Oxford: Phaidon.
4 Preparing gruel of plaster, plaster modeling methods MIDGLEY, Barry (1982). Modeling and Ceramics: Techniques and Materials, Oxford: Phaidon.
5 Project: Product modeling: Relief wall tile design. MIDGLEY, Barry (1982). Modeling and Ceramics: Techniques and Materials, Oxford: Phaidon.
6 Project: Product modeling: Relief wall tile design. MIDGLEY, Barry (1982). Modeling and Ceramics: Techniques and Materials, Oxford: Phaidon.
7 Moulds of single or multi parts. Relief wall tile design. MARTIN, Andrew (2006). The essential guide to mold making slib casting, Lark Books.
8 Examples of Relief wall tile design COLCLOUGH, John (1999). Mould Making, Gentle Breeze Pub Co.
9 Modeling of a wall tile prototype HARBRIDGE, Michael. (2003). Casting with clay, Publisher:Jone.
10 Modeling of a wall tile prototype HARBRIDGE, Michael. (2003). Casting with clay, Publisher:Jone.
11 Modeling of a wall tile prototype HARBRIDGE, Michael. (2003). Casting with clay, Publisher:Jone.
12 Modeling of a wall tile prototype HARBRIDGE, Michael. (2003). Casting with clay, Publisher:Jone.
13 Multipart moulds presentation
14 Presentations on a designer or an artist who is using clay
15 Semester review.
16 Discussion and evaluation of projects, presentations, tasks
Course Notes/Textbooks

MIDGLEY, Barry (1982). Modeling and Ceramics: Techniques and Materials, Oxford: Phaidon.

Suggested Readings/Materials

COLCLOUGH, John (1999). Mould Making, Gentle Breeze Pub Co.

HARBRIDGE, Michael (2003).Casting with clay, Publisher: Jone.

MARTIN, Andrew (2006). The essential guide to mould making slip casting, Lark Books.

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
1
5
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
1
10
Presentation / Jury
1
5
Project
2
50
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterm
Final Exam
2
30
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
100
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
2
32
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
1
Study Hours Out of Class
3
2
6
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
1
8
Presentation / Jury
1
Project
2
12
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
Final Exams
2
15
    Total
116

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To be able to equipped with theoretical and practical knowledge of industrial design, and to apply it to a variety of products, services and systems from conventional industries to urban scale with innovative and sustainable approaches

X
2

To be able to communicate design concepts and proposals for solutions, which are supported with quantitative and qualitative data, to specialists and non-specialists through visual, written, and oral means

X
3

To be able to equipped with the related theoretical and methodological knowledge of engineering, management, and visual communication that is required for interdisciplinary characteristic of industrial design; and to collaborate with other disciplines, organizations, or companies

X
4

To be able to equipped with the knowledge of history and theory of design, arts and crafts; and culture of industrial design

X
5

To be able to equipped with social, cultural, economic, environmental, legal, scientific and ethical values in the accumulation, interpretation and/or application of disciplinary information and to employ these values regarding different needs

X
6

To be able to develop contemporary approaches individually and as a team member to solve today’s problems in the practice of industrial design

X
7

To be able to define design problems within their contexts and circumstances, and to propose solutions for them within the discipline of industrial design considering materials, production technologies and ergonomics

X
8

To be able to use digital information and communication technologies, physical model making techniques and machinery, at an adequate level to the discipline of industrial design

9

To be able to employ design research and methods within the theory and practice of industrial design

X
10

To be able to recognize the need and importance of a personal lifelong learning attitude towards their chosen specialization area within the industrial design field

X
11

To be able to collect data in the areas of industrial design and communicate with colleagues in a foreign language ("European Language Portfolio Global Scale", Level B1)

X
12

To be able to speak a second foreign language at a medium level of fluency efficiently

13

To be able to relate the knowledge accumulated throughout the human history to their field of expertise

X

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest