Art 100 - Landmarks of Art and Visual Culture - Elizabeth Mackey
|Landmarks of Art and Visual Culture
Hello! I am Elizabeth Mackey, your instructor for Art 100. I look forward to learning together this semester!
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Our class is 100% online but we will have ample opportunity to communicate, discuss course content, and build community through our learning processes.
The course that require approximately seven to ten hours per week of your time. This includes time working in our course shell as well as your independent research and study time. Course requirements will include reading course materials, participating in class discussions, researching and writing about works of art, and completing exams and projects.
Art 100: Landmarks of Art and Visual Culture provides a general introduction to art that offers a look at works of art through the study of theory, terminology, themes, design principles, media, and techniques, with an introduction to the visual arts across time and diverse cultures.
We will consider and discussion a variety of topics including art as an extension of a specific culture, how art can be generated by a people as a reaction to shelter and survival, the significance of art in religion and how art helps to meet political ends.
What to Expect in this Course
You'll learn about many things in this class, not only art, but also introductory histories of various regions and time periods, their people and customs. Learning in this class is image oriented, expect to look closely at and think critically about works of art and architecture.
As we move through the semester, you will develop and strengthen your visual analysis skills by interpreting artworks based on how they look, the time and place they were made, who made them, what materials and techniques were used, and how this informs their meaning.
Although our course is 100% online, you will have opportunities to discuss and explore our course content together with myself and your classmates.
Assignments, exams, projects, etc. will be accessed and submitted through Canvas.
Types of Assessments
Course assignments will include class and small-group discussions, learning and practicing a number of approaches to analyzing works of art, research presentations, and frequent art journal entries.
Course content will be provided in Canvas via a variety of OER texts and videos.
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Last updated: 12/23/2022 Sub#: 1523