House Bill 2504 Fall 2012 Course Syllabus ARTS-1301-50 - Art Appreciation
Fall 2012 Course Syllabus
ARTS-1301-50 - Art Appreciation
|Instructor||Faggard, Albert Clyde|
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|Course Description||An introductory course emphasizing the understanding and appreciation of visual arts (painting, sculpture, architecture).|
|Course Prerequisites||Flash Drive|
|Required Textbooks||Living With Art by Mark Getlein, 9th Ed.|
Student is allowed two absences
After that every 3 absences will result in a drop of the final letter grade in the course.
More then 10 absences will result in a failing grade for the smester.
|Course Grading Scale||90 - 100 = A 80 - 89 = B 70 - 79 = C 60 - 69 = D Below 59 = F|
|Determination of Final Grade||Essay/Power Point 20%, Test 20%, Art Projects 20%, Participation Projects 20%, Final Exam 20%|
|Final Exam Date||December 10, 2013 - 6:00 PM|
Week 1: Course Introduction, Syllabus Review, Chapter 1
Week 2: Chapter 2 & 3
Week 3: Chapter 1, 2, &3 review, Test 1 Ch. 1 - 3, Library
Week 4: Chapter 4 & 5
Week 5: Chapter 6 & 7
Week 6: Chapter 8, Review for test, Test 2 Ch. 4 - 8
Week 7: Essay/Power Point
Week 8: Essay Power Point
Week 9: Chapter 9,10, & 11
Week 10: Chapter 12, 13, 14
Week 11: Chapter 15, Review, Test 3 Ch. 9 -15
Week 12: Art Projects
Week 13: Art Projects
Week 14: Chapter 16, 17, 18, 19
Week 15: Chapter 20, 21, 22, 23, Review for final
week 16: Final Exam
|Calendar of Lecture Topics and Major Assignment Due Dates||
August 30: Power Point Presentation
September 7: Learning To See, Drawing 1 due
September 12: Appreciation of Art & Life, Library Services
September 21: Art Project Definitions, Drawing 2 due
September 28: Understanding various eras in Art, Drawing 3 due
October 3: Presenting and describing art with intelligence
October 8: Essay/Power Point presentations
October 15: Essay/Power Point Presentations
October 24: Art Throughout the Ages and how it affects civilization
October 29: Personal Attitudes Towards Art
November 7: Preview of Art Projects
November 12: Art Projects
November 19: Art Projects
November 26: Debates within Styles of Art
December 3: Comparing art from Past to Present
December 10: Final Exam
|General Education/Core Curriculum Student Learning Outcomes||
|Program Student Learning Outcomes||
PSLO ALPHA: Reading skills - Demonstrates comprehension of content-area reading material.
Identifies all main ideas, supporting details, and vocabulary in reading material; demonstrates a full understanding of the reading.
PSLO 1: Critical Thinking Skills – Uses creative thinking, innovation, inquiry and analysis, evaluation and synthesis of information.
Creatively identifies problem, argument, or issue (to determine extent of information needed); differentiates the facts from opinions as relates to situation; constructs possible solutions or prediction or consequences; uses logical, sound reasoning to justify conclusion.
PSLO 2: Communication Skills – Demonstrates effective development, interpretation and expression of ideas through written, oral and/or visual communication.
Expresses a strong thesis; organizes information with effective transitions & sequencing of ideas; uses substantial, logical & specific development of ideas; details are relevant, original, credible and correctly documented when appropriate to show an effective development and interpretation of ideas; and presents ideas in appropriate mode of expression for the task.
PSLO 5: Social Responsibility Skills - Expresses intercultural competence, knowledge of civic responsibility, and the ability to engage effectively in regional, national, and global communities.
Identifies cultural characteristics (including beliefs, values, perspectives and/or practices); demonstrates knowledge of civic responsibility; provides evidence of experience in civic- engagement activities; and describes what she/ he has learned as it relates to a reinforced and clarified sense of civic identity in local, regional, national, or global communities; and shows awareness of one’s own culture in relation to others.
PSLO 6: Personal Responsibility Skills – Integrates choices, actions and consequences in ethical decision-making.
Recognizes ethical issues when presented in a complex, multilayered (gray) context; recognizes cross- relationships among the issues; discusses in detail/ analyzes core beliefs; the discussion has greater depth and clarity showing the independent application of ethical perspectives/ concepts to an ethical question accurately; and is able to consider full implications of the application.
|Course Student Learning Outcomes||
The student will be able to:
1. Understand and value the importance of art in life (PSLO Alpha, 1, 2, 5, 6) Measured by pretest/post-test, embedded test and quiz questions, group discussions, and/or oral & visual presentation rubrics
2. Acquire a basic knowledge of works of aft (PSLO Alpha,5) Measured by pretest/post-test, embedded test or quiz questions
3. Respond critically to art (PSLO 1, 2) Measured by essay rubric, embedded test or quiz questions; group discussion
4. Understand the creative process (PSLO Alpha, 1) Measured by pretest/post-test, embedded test and quiz questions, group discussions, and/or oral & visual presentation rubrics
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