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2021-2022 On Campus Catalog 
    
2021-2022 On Campus Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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AT 216 - Beginning Ceramics


Credits: (4 credits)

Beginning Ceramics introduces students to hand building, glazing and firing processes. The course also examines the technical and social hisotry of ceramics. Students will learn how to incorporate the elements of design in the making of vessels and ceramic sculpture.

Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to do the following:

  1. Develop into a cohesive learning community through discussions concerning issues in art and critical art theory;
  2. Provide constructive criticism and evaluation of work with their classmates;
  3. Acquire the skills necessary to use creativity and expression as a way to convey meaning and social awareness;
  4. Share his or her work and learning with the community when possible;
  5. Learn from and participate in the art communities located in Maine, through interviews, lectures and by viewing art in the area;
  6. Analyze the dynamic aspects of art and recognize how understanding art can help enrich life and human welfare;
  7. Broaden understanding of the world through the many art forms;
  8. Recognize the function of art in Catholic and other religious traditions and as an important piece to ethical and spiritual development.




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