Municipality Of Kecioren Ankara Handicrafts Education At Profession Acquirement Courses

Kocak S., KAYABAŞI N., Sanli H. S.

2nd Cyprus International Conference on Educational Research (CY-ICER), CYPRUS, 14 - 16 February 2013, vol.89, pp.692-701 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 89
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2013.08.917
  • Country: CYPRUS
  • Page Numbers: pp.692-701
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes


Handicrafts, essentially, are activities resulting from the wish to satisfy the basic needs of humans; which can be built by very simple tools and appliances, uses easily obtainable materials or leftovers as raw materials, demands intense effort and creation power. Moreover, handicrafts are work fields, which merge features of being functional, aesthetical, and economical, and mostly are free tune activities that can also be main activities. IIandicrafts matter in country development and promotion. Therefore the education given about handicrafts becomes prominent. Private and public institutions conduct handicrafts educations. In this research, the education given by profession acquirement courses organized by Ankara Kecioren Municipality branch's of his action (wire breaking, five needles lace knitting, decorative wood adornments, needle lace, stone dolls and tragacanth dolls, jeweler design, felt making, leather processing, paper marbling (ebru in Turkish), ornamentation, calligraphy, ceramic glaze, patchwork etc.), the produces obtained from courses will be categorized and presented with photographs. (C) 2013 The Authors. Published by Elsevier Ltd. Open access under CC BY-NC-ND license.