ART 110 - Introduction to Visual Art
3 Semester Hour Credits
Course Description: Study and analysis of artistic methods and meaning in the Visual Arts.
This 8 week introductory course studies the structure, meaning and
appreciation of visual art forms. It is used as a framework on which to
build further knowledge and understanding of art.
Schedule: 1st 8 week session of fall and spring semesters. This course follows the traditional on-campus schedule for beginning and ending dates.
Delivery Method: Online. Students are not expected to come to the campus at any time.
Prerequisite Courses: None
Instructor: Clint Saunders
Contact Information: Faculty Directory
Textbook: Book Information through the DCB Bookstore. There is also a class fee that must be paid with your tuition for this class to help defray the cost of lab supplies.
Other Materials: None
Course Objectives: It is expected that students will be able to:
- Explain and identify major terms and concepts associated with the visual arts.
- Analyze and recognize the importance of major works of art.
- Write comprehensively about the visual arts.
- Recognize, understand, and explain elements utilized in visual arts including, style, technique, art movements, terminology, and creative processses.
- Work will involve weekly reading assignments, quizzes, identifying art and discussion forums. A final project will be required as well as a comprehensive final exam. Study aids and support information will be delivered in the form of a textbook, CD-ROM materials and PowerPoint presentations. All work will be submitted online using Moodle.
Exams - Policies & Procedures:
- How: Online, on Moodle, using Respondus LockDown Browser.
- When: Between dates stated on Moodle course module.
- Where: Any computer with Internet access and use of Respondus
- Conditions: Limited time frame once test is entered. Test is in two parts,
one part regular questions, second part in essay format.
- Expectations: Regular quizzes each week ranging from 10-20 questions, final comprehensive exam worth 100 points. Questions include True or False questions, multiple choice, short answer, and essay questions.
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