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Srivastava, Aaditya Ranjan; Bajpai, Shrish; Khare, Sushant – Comparative Professional Pedagogy, 2018
Historical overview of ceramic development has been provided in the paper. It has been stated that the trail of ceramics has been rooted in Indus valley civilization. Advancement of materials leads to afflux of development in the fields of science and technology. Present paper deals with the realm of Ceramic Engineering, mainly focuses on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Engineering Education, Ceramics, Educational History
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Boys, Alexander J.; Walsh, Mark C. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2019
Elementary and middle school science curricula typically focus on generating an interest in science and engineering through the use of hands-on activities that demonstrate specific concepts. Laboratory activities designed in this manner often circumvent some of the main challenges that engineers and scientists face, namely balancing advantages and…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Middle School Students, Science Instruction, Science Laboratories
Sanderson, Christen Noel – Online Submission, 2017
Economically disadvantaged students face an array of adversities during their childhood. With the media having an outstanding influence on the self-esteem of children, it is important that they have the tools necessary to question images they encounter. A Visual Culture curriculum in combination with a ceramics course can provide students with the…
Descriptors: Ceramics, After School Programs, Art Education, Curriculum Implementation
Squibb, Matt – Arts & Activities, 2009
This article describes how to make a clay camera. This idea of creating functional cameras from clay allows students to experience ceramics, photography, and painting all in one unit. (Contains 1 resource and 3 online resources.)
Descriptors: Photography, Ceramics, Painting (Visual Arts), Studio Art
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Kashim, Isah Bolaji; Adelabu, Oluwafemi Samuel – Arts and Humanities in Higher Education: An International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice, 2013
Formal ceramics art education is becoming a fundamental requirement for professional practice in ceramics in Nigeria. Considering the ample resources available for ceramic practices in the country with a teeming population of over 140 million people, there is a promising future for the art, in spite of the effects of globalization and…
Descriptors: Ceramics, Art Education, Foreign Countries, Postsecondary Education
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Matheson, Ruth; Mathieson, Ian – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2016
This paper draws on the experiences of students from two vastly different disciplines to both explore the theoretical background supporting the use of multimedia resources to teach practical skills and provide a qualitative evaluation of student perceptions and experiences of using bespoke resources. Within ceramics and podiatry, practical skills…
Descriptors: Multimedia Materials, Skill Development, Student Attitudes, Student Experience
Johnson, Mark M. – Arts & Activities, 2011
Japanese ceramics enjoy a long and distinguished history, and the Japanese aesthetic of elegant simplicity, along with their approach to materials, has influenced ceramic artists around the world for centuries. Women in Japan have been involved in the production of ceramics for thousands of years, but with few exceptions, their names have remained…
Descriptors: Ceramics, Females, Artists, Art Products
Johnson, Mark M. – Arts & Activities, 2009
Clay is one of the oldest materials known to humanity and has been used for utilitarian purposes and creative expression since prehistoric times. As civilizations evolved, ceramic materials, techniques, purposes and design all became more sophisticated and expressive. With the addition of different minerals and firing methods, clay was used to…
Descriptors: Ceramics, Museums, State Universities, Artists
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Clark, Kelly – School Arts: The Art Education Magazine for Teachers, 2004
In painting and drawing classes, it is typical to ask students to work directly from a master. It is one way to study composition techniques, and to become familiar with classical style firsthand. In museums, easels are set up as artists work, not in an attempt to copy or plagiarize, but in an attempt to be part of history by participating in it.…
Descriptors: Ceramics, Discipline Based Art Education, Art Activities, Teaching Methods
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Weida, Courtney Lee – Teaching Artist Journal, 2007
In this article, the author examines ways in which the Internet is changing the way ceramicists teach, learn, and work. She addresses the curricular issue of how Web resources may supplement ceramic art history and extend student-centered learning. The author also explores the nature of the interplay between computer technology and clay. (Contains…
Descriptors: Ceramics, Computers, Comparative Analysis, Internet
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Whissemore, Tabitha – Community College Journal, 2020
This article highlights how faculty leaders Antonio Acevedo, assistant history professor at Hudson County Community College, Christine Arnold-Lourie, professor of history and a coordinator of humanities at College of Southern Maryland, and David Bradley, a ceramics instructor at Arizona's Paradise Valley Community College, adapted and innovated…
Descriptors: Disease Control, Community Colleges, College Faculty, Teacher Role
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Wardi-Zonna, Katherine – Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, 2020
Clay is an effective medium in art therapy insofar as it promotes mindfulness, acceptance, and a keen awareness of impermanence. Specifically, Buddhist-inspired lessons of meditative practices permeate the clay studio and embody ceramic arts techniques such as wabi-sabi and kintsugi. Of all art media, clay offers a hands-on approach that…
Descriptors: Art Therapy, Ceramics, Buddhism, Metacognition
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Hardy, Jane; And Others – School Arts, 1982
Describes eight art activities using ceramics. Elementary students created ceramic tiles to depict ancient Egyptian and medieval European art, made ceramic cookie stamps, traced bisque plates on sketch paper, constructed clay room-tableaus, and designed clay relief masks. Secondary students pit-fired ceramic pots and designed ceramic Victorian…
Descriptors: Art Activities, Art Education, Ceramics, Elementary Secondary Education
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School Arts, 1982
Presents four ceramics activities for secondary-level art classes. Included are directions for primitive kiln construction and glaze making. Two ceramics design activities are described in which students make bizarrely-shaped lidded jars, feet, and footwear. (AM)
Descriptors: Art Activities, Art Education, Ceramics, Secondary Education
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Hensley, Janice – School Arts, 1976
Ceramic students research Indian designs and consider their meanings when utilizing them on their interpretations of classic American heritage. (Author/RK)
Descriptors: Art Education, Art Products, Ceramics, Handicrafts
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