ARH1000

Art Appreciation

Course Code: ARH1000

Credit Hours: 3

Effective beginning: Fall 2020

 

Course Description:
This course explores visual expression from across world cultures and historical periods. Particular emphasis is placed on developing visual literacy by identifying thematic connections, as well as the elements, principles, and media that artists use to create visual culture. This course has been designated as an international/diversity course.

Course Details

Instructors:

Melissa Arrant
Office:  H114
arrantm@chipola.edu

Stephanie Bender
Office:  Z217
benders@chipola.edu

 

 

Required textbooks/ course materials:

REVEL for A World of Art – Access Card, Henry M. Sayre, Pearson/Prentice Hall, 8th Ed. (ISBN-13: 9780134082349). 2015.

A hard copy of the text can be purchased with your REVEL registration for an additional fee.

 

Assignment/course outline:

See your Instructor First Day Handout for individual instructor assignment schedule.

 

Discipline-level learning outcomes:

College-Level Competency: Interpret, evaluate, and appreciate works of human culture

H-1      Compare works of the humanities (art, philosophy, architecture, literature, film, theatre and/or music) in various cultures or literary movements

H-2      Analyze artistic expressions (art, philosophy, architecture, literature, film, theatre and/or music)

H-3      Communicate informed responses to works of the humanities (art, philosophy, architecture, literature, film, theatre and/or music)

H-4      Explain thematic connections among works of the humanities (art, philosophy, architecture, literature, film, theatre and/or music)

 

Course-level Student Learning ObjectivesDiscipline-Specific 
Learning Outcomes
Assessment Methods
Identify thematic connections among works of art. H1, H2, H3, H4 Homework, Discussion Board,  Essays, Quizzes, Tests, Final Exam
Distinguish among the elements and principles of design used in works of art. H2, H3, H4  
Describe the benefits and limitations of various art media. H2, H3, H4  
Analyze works of artists throughout history and from a variety of cultures H2, H3, H4  
Use critical and analytical writing skills H2, H3  

 

  • Follow attendance policies
  • Turn in assignments on time
  • Participate in discussions and engage in class activities
  • Study for tests and exams
  • Submit discussion and essay assignments through Canvas

The final grade will be based on class attendance/participation, homework, quizzes, tests, exams, and written work including a persuasive formal analysis essay.

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