Jan 28, 2023  
2022-2023 Lane Community College Catalog 
2022-2023 Lane Community College Catalog
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ART 250 - Ceramics: Hand Building

3 Credit(s)

A hands-on introductory ceramics course designed for students with no previous ceramic hand-building experience. Emphasis on fundamental ceramic formation processes, techniques, concepts, and theory. Students will develop critical problem-solving skills through the evaluation and interpretation of assignments. Explore cultural, historical, and contemporary themes related to course work. Develop and demonstrate the ability to discuss creative intent and content in personal and peer assignments. Content and expected learning proficiencies of this course vary from term to term. May be repeated up to 9 total credits.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate an ability to think critically and creatively in solving assignment objectives
2. Apply creative solutions and various strategies toward problem-solving project requirements
3. Identify and answer relevant questions, ideas, concepts, and issues pertaining to assignments through the lens of ceramic theory and practice
4. Demonstrate an understanding of ceramic terminology, materials, tools, techniques, and processes
5. Demonstrate and analyze personal aesthetic choices in projects that reflect an understanding of developing perceptual awareness, contemporary, historical, and cultural considerations
6. Demonstrate the ability to discuss content and topics in personal and peer assignments analytically
7. Demonstrate and utilize safe practices when handling ceramic materials in the studio

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