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.
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.
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 Objectives||Discipline-Specific |
|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:
- 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 a formal analysis.
College-wide policies and resources
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