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Syllabus Information


Fall 2021
Dec 04, 2023
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Syllabus Information
ARH 2000-04 Art Appreciation: 11825 - 18650 - ARH 2000 - ZL1

Associated Term: Fall 2021
Levels: Credit

Lakewood Ranch Campus
Traditional Schedule Type
Blended Instructional Method

Learning Objectives: Performance Standards: Because all discussions, assignments, and assessments are part of your overall grade, it is crucial to participate in each discussion forum every week every week before the deadlines. There are four standards that will be emphasized in this course. They are: Critical and Creative Thinking Students engage open-ended inquiry, problem-solving, and aesthetic understanding through development and examination of historical and cultural art works of others. Students develop critical-thinking, perceptual awareness, and problem solving skills through critical and creative exposure to artworks. Students engage in aesthetic dialogue, considering essential questions of art, making effort toward constructing meaning as they encounter and produce works of art. Contextual Understanding Students understand the visual arts in relation to history and culture. Students recognize the impact of art on history and different cultures and how history and culture have influenced art. Students plan for and participate in a variety of activities that promote personal engagement and deep knowledge in the study of art history and culture. Connections Students make connections to other disciplines and to the world around them through the visual arts. Students make connections form the world of art to other areas of learning and personal endeavor. Reflection Students critique works of art, reflecting upon an assessing the characteristics and merits of the artwork of others. Students learn to describe and assess the materials, techniques, and processes used to evaluate art work. They will demonstrate the ability to reflect upon and interpret the construction of meaning in the art work studied.
Required Materials: DeWitte, Larmann & Shields: Gateways to Art, sixth edition ISBN13:978-0500840214
Technical Requirements: All students have access to 24/7 support via phone, chat and email in Canvas. To access technical support for this course, please use the Help button located in the top right corner on every Canvas page. If you need support from SCF’s Instructional Technology Service Help Desk: • Hours: Mon.-Thurs., 7a.m.-7p.m., Fri., 7a.m.-5p.m. • Phone: 941-752-5357 • • Create a Help Ticket: A help ticket allows you to submit a detailed explanation of your particular concern. Help tickets create a record for the ITS Help Desk, and trigger an investigation of your individual issue. Help tickets provide you with an Incident Tracking Number that you can use for reference. Be sure to include your contact information, computer type (MAC or PC), which browser you are using and any other information that can help them help you.

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