HUM1020

Introduction to Humanities with Writing I

Course Code:
HUM1020

Credit Hours:
3

Effective beginning:
2022-23

Sections:
001, 002, 700

 

Course Description:
This course increases the student’s understanding and appreciation of western culture through the study of art, architecture, literature, music, and philosophy. HUM 1020 is a survey of our ancient, medieval, and renaissance cultural heritages. This course fulfills 6,000 words of the Gordon Rule writing requirement.

 

Course Details

Prerequisites:

Grades of “C” or higher in ENC 1101 and 1102

 

Instructors:

Stephanie Bender, Ph.D.
benders@chipola.edu

Lindsey Smitherman-Brown
smitherl@chipola.edu

 

 

Required textbooks/ course materials:

Primary text for all Humanities courses:

Sayre, Henry M. REVEL for Discovering the Humanities Instant Access, 4th Edition. Pearson.  ISBN: 822011139285

Works for HUM 1020: Shakespeare, William. Hamlet (w/pages 281-312). Simon & Schuster, 2012.  ISBN: 9780743477123

Any basic grammar writing text (American)

 

Assignment/course outline:

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

 

Discipline-level learning outcomes:

HUM 1020 is a General Education core course in Area 5—Humanities.  The purpose of the humanities in the core curriculum is to understand the human condition through the study of the following: art history, literature, music history, music theory, performing arts, philosophy, and visual arts.

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

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

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

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

 

Course-level learning outcomes:

Course-level student learning outcomesDiscipline-level learning outcomesAssessment methods

Compose analytical responses to works of the humanities

Identify the chief characteristics of Western humanities from prehistoric through Renaissance periods

Relate how general historic and cultural contexts have influenced the humanities

Explain thematic connections among works of the humanities through the 16th century

C-1, 2, 3, 4, 5, H-1, 2, 3, 4

C-1, 5, H-1, 2, 3, 4

C-1, 2, 4, 5, H-1, 2, 3, 4

C-2, 4, H-1, 2, 3, 4

Cumulative Final, Documented Essays, Departmental Exam, Homework, Unit Tests, Writing Assignments

 

 

 

 

 

 

Means of accomplishing learning outcomes:

In-Person

The instructor will:

  • Lecture and lead class discussions.
  • Use other teaching strategies, including separating students into cooperative groups to examine the material in a student-led context.
  • Assign readings from textbook to supplement lectures.
  • Design further assignments (quizzes, reader responses, 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.
  • Participate in in-class student discussion groups.
  • Read any assigned readings.
  • Write essays totaling 6000 words, using correct MLA documentation.
  • Write one two-part cumulative final.
  • Complete further assignments (quizzes, discussion boards) 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 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 supplemental materials provided in Canvas.
  • Write essays totaling 6000 words, using correct MLA documentation.
  • Complete three Unit Exams.
  • Complete further assignments (quizzes, artifact comprehensions, etc.) as assigned by instructor.
  • Write one two-part cumulative final.

 

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