• Offered by School of Art
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Course subject Design Art
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Gregory Daly
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2015
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Design students will be introduced to the theories of designing, construction and firing knowledge of kilns. Students will design and build kilns focusing on firing atmospheres; including oxidisation, reduction, soda, wood, raku, gas, electric and reduced lustre.
Students will undertake research into the history of designs of the different kilns..

This course alternates over two years (even and odd years).   Even years will explore low temperature kilns & firing techniques.  Odd years will explore high temperature kilns and firing techniques.

Occupational health and safety instruction is an integral part of this course.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  1. Competently utilise a range of skills relevant to the Ceramic Design discipline, in response to Workshop design projects
  2. Explore the potential of material/s used in ceramic design projects
  3. Investigate the inventive application of concepts, designs and processes for ceramic design application.
  4. Engage with historical and theoretical contexts relevant to ceramic design projects

Indicative Assessment

Portfolio of work & practical record of kiln firings. (80%) [LOs 1 – 5]

Journal/Documentation/Studio Theory presentation (20%).  (1000 words) [LOs 2, 4, 5]

Assessment will be based on the Rubric for this course

Assessment includes periodic critique and review sessions that provide ongoing feedback on work in progress.

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Workload

4 hours per week lectures, tutorials, critiques and supervised studio practice and 6 hours per week independent studio practice.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must be studying a Bachelor of Design Arts. You are not able to enrol in this course if you have previously completed ARTV2003 or ARTV2103 or ARTV2118 or DESA2002 or DESA2103.

Majors

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $2604
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $3576
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
High Temp Firing
3083 16 Feb 2015 06 Mar 2015 31 Mar 2015 29 May 2015 In Person N/A

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