Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Turning Ceramics Techniques I SRM 323 5 1 + 2 2 4
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Öğr.Gör. AYŞEGÜL ŞAHİN
Course Lecturers AYŞEGÜL ŞAHİN,
Course Assistants
Course Category Available Basic Education in the Field
Course Objective


Definition of Ceramic lathe, history, learning the importance of current condition, locally-made causes in every region of Turkey, from past to present to widely applied today, taking advantage of technological opportunities in practice occurring differences, development, auxiliary raw materials are used as materials, machinery, tools and equipment, examples of construction and decoration techniques, application areas, problems encountered in the sector and solution proposals, and learn the principles of shaping on the potter's lathe.

Course Content
Demonstration of the working principle of the lathe, application and individual work to learn how to use the mud lathe. Developing and applying functional and artistic designs
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Learns the process of kneading and deaeration of sludge. Drilland Practice, Performance Task,
2 Learns hand coordination. Drilland Practice, Performance Task,
3 Learns to bring the mud to the center on the lathe. Drilland Practice, Performance Task,
4 Learns to pull the desired size cylinder. Drilland Practice, Performance Task,
5 Learns to take the bottom of the work and to make the foot. Drilland Practice, Performance Task,
6 Learn baking and glazing techniques. Drilland Practice, Performance Task,
7 Learns resource research on application. Brain Storming, Problem Solving, Portfolio, Performance Task,
8 Learns to design and produce his / her design. Self Study, Problem Solving, Project Based Learning, Portfolio, Performance Task,
9 To be able to apply the ceramic lathe by testing the properties of the slurry and working principles in the lathe. Drilland Practice, Oral Exam, Homework, Portfolio, Performance Task,
10 Learns to evaluate when his studies are finished. Question-Answer, Oral Exam,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 To learn the working principles of ceramic lathe.
2 Learn the structure and properties of lathe sludge.
3 Sludge preparation, kneading, deaeration is learned.
4 Lathe center is learned to practice.
5 In lathe, it is learned to draw objects of the same size and thickness as a certain amount of sludge.
6 In lathe, sludge raising, expanding and narrowing practice is learned.
7 Forming cylinder and trophy forms are learned. (Midterm exam)
8 Plate forming is learned.
9 Learn to form the dish form.
10 Vase form forming is learned.
11 The method of getting to the bottom is learned.
12 To learn the traditional methods of pulling the handle.
13 Oven placement and cooking are learned.
14 Discussion and interpretation of the resulting studies. (Final exam)
Course Notes
Course Resources


Cooper, Emmanuel; Ceramics and Pottery, Trans. Dr. Ömür Bakırer, Remzi Bookstore, 1978

Güner, Güngör; Primitive Pottery Living in Anatolia, Ak Publications, 1988

Sayar, Ismail; Ceramic- History- Technology- Practice, Gazi Bookstore, 2017

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 X
2 X
3 X
4 X
5 X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 25
1. Kısa Sınav 25
2. Kısa Sınav 25
1. Ödev 25
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 40
1. Final 60
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Mid-terms 1 14 14
Quiz 2 28 56
Assignment 1 14 14
Final examination 1 14 14
Total Workload 98
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 3.92
dersAKTSKredisi 4