• Offered by School of Art
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Course subject Design Art
  • Areas of interest Design Arts
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Nadege Desgenetez
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2015
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Glass Design: Intermediate Glass Blowing and Finishing Techniques for Design Application (DESA2307)

This course introduces Design Arts students to intermediate hot glass working and finishing techniques. Design-based assignments foster the acquisition of intermediate skills in glass blowing, extending to colour work, component making and cold working, with an emphasis on the execution of multiples in response to Design briefs. Integrated demonstrations, lectures and course discussions provide students with a broader understanding of hot shop based techniques and practices in the areas of craft and design. Occupational health and safety instruction is integrated throughout the syllabus.

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 intermediate glass blowing and cold working skills, in response to Design-based tasks
  2. Independently explore the potential of intermediate glass blowing processes in response to Design-based projects
  3. Investigate and demonstrate how glass blowing processes can inform designed based outcomes
  4. Engage and explore Design-based contexts relevant to the projects.

Indicative Assessment

Portfolio of studio work (80%) [LO 1, 2, 3]

and Journal/Documentation/Studio Theory presentation (20%) [LO 2, 4].

Feedback on work in progress is provided during class and at mid semester review session. Final assessment will be based on presented completed works, journals, tests and models.

The ANU uses Turnitin to enhance student citation and referencing techniques, and to assess assignment submissions as a component of the University's approach to managing Academic Integrity. While the use of Turnitin is not mandatory, the ANU highly recommends Turnitin is used by both teaching staff and students. For additional information regarding Turnitin please visit the ANU Online website.

Workload

4 hours per week supervised studio practice includes hands on instruction, lectures and group discussion. 6 hours per week independent studio practice includes a minimum of 1 (3 hour) self-directed hot shop session, shared with blowing partner.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed ARTV1302 or DESA1002. Also you are not able to enrol in this course if you have previously completed DESA2303, DESA2002, ARTV2303, ARTV2003 and ARTV2314. Additionally, to enrol in this course you must be studying one of the following programs: Bachelor of Design Arts (3011) Bachelor of Design Arts (3014) Bachelor of Design Arts (3115)

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
3089 16 Feb 2015 06 Mar 2015 31 Mar 2015 29 May 2015 In Person N/A

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