ARH1000

Art Appreciation

Course Code:
ARH1000

Credit Hours:
3

Effective beginning:
2022-23

Sections:
001, 700

 

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:

Stephanie Bender
Office:  Z217
benders@chipola.edu

 

 

Required textbooks/ course materials:

REVEL for A World of Art – Instant Access Card, Henry M. Sayre, Pearson/Prentice Hall, 8th Ed. (ISBN: 8220117009440)

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 learning outcomes:

Course-level Student Learning ObjectivesDiscipline-Specific 
Learning Outcomes
Assessment Methods
Identify thematic connections among works of art. H1, H4 Homework, Discussion Board,  Essays, Quizzes, Tests, Final Exam
Distinguish among the elements and principles of design used in works of art. H2  
Describe the benefits and limitations of various art media. H3  
Analyze a work of art using the formal analysis process. H2  
Identify fundamental terminology and concepts of visual expression. H2, H3  

 

Means of accomplishing learning outcomes:

*In-Person
The instructor will:

  • Lecture and lead class discussions.
  • Use other teaching strategies, including demonstrating and assisting in the use of various artistic media.
  • Assign readings from textbook to supplement lectures.
  • Design further assignments (quizzes, reader responses, discussion boards etc.) to help students engage with the course material.
  • Provide study guides and other study material.
  • Provide timely feedback on assignments.
  • Hold weekly office hours to address further questions and student needs outside of class time.

The students will:

  • Attend class regularly and be attentive to lectures.
  • Engage with class discussion.
  • Read all assigned readings (textbook, and supplemental materials provided in Canvas).
  • Write one Formal Analysis Essay.
  • Complete one Thematic Connections project.
  • Complete one midterm and one final exam.
  • Complete further assignments (quizzes, discussion boards, etc.) as assigned by instructor.
  • Participate in discussions and engage in class activities, including experimenting with various artistic media.
  • Complete further assignments (quizzes, discussion boards, etc.) as assigned by instructor.

*Online
The instructor will:

  • Assign textbook readings.
  • Provide further appropriate supplementary materials that align with the material presented in the textbook.
  • Provide study guides and other study material.
  • Design further lesson pages and assignments (quizzes, artifact comprehensions, discussion boards etc.) to help students engage with the course material.
  • Provide timely feedback on assignments.
  • Hold weekly virtual office hours to address further questions and student needs outside of class time.

The students will:

  • Read assigned textbook readings.
  • Participate in class discussion boards.
  • Review and read all lesson pages and supplemental materials provided in Canvas.
  • Write one Formal Analysis Essay.
  • Complete one Thematic Connections project.
  • Complete one midterm and one final exam.
  • Complete further assignments (quizzes, discussion boards, etc.) as assigned by instructor.
  • Participate in discussions and engage in class activities, including experimenting with various artistic media.
  • Complete further assignments (quizzes, discussion boards, etc.) as assigned by instructor.

 

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