ART 116 - Asian Art History - Molly Moody
|Course:||Asian Art History|
Welcome to ART 116, a survey art history course in which we will learn about Asian art and material culture. My name is Molly Moody, your instructor for ART 116. I look forward to working with each student during the upcoming semester! Please note that this course is conducted in an asynchronous manner and is 100% online, with no scheduled meetings. If you have any questions regarding the nature of the course, be sure to send an email.
The course material encompasses the discovery of many artistic and cultural movements that pertain to the geographic areas of India, China, Japan, Korea, and Southeast Asia. ART 116 is an introduction to various artworks, historical time periods, and visual arts terminology. This course will also provide you with the skills to analyze and interpret works of art.
What to Expect in this Course
There are several things you should be aware of before class begins:
- This course is conducted in an asynchronous manner and taught 100% online.
- Consistent engagement with the material and assignments is essential for successfully completing the course.
- The course Canvas site will be available on the first day of the semester.
- Course content will consist of readings, lectures, PowerPoint presentations, and video clips. Assignments will be submitted/posted via Canvas.
- We will spend a great deal of time analyzing and writing about art. Each student will be expected to communicate information about works of art through visual and contextual analysis. Such information may include the time and place a particular artwork was created, artist identification, which materials and techniques were used, and what the work of art means.
- The student will be reading and writing about art, thus an ability to write clearly and express individual opinions/interpretations/critiques is essential for succeeding in this class.
Types of Assessments
Discussion Forums, Unit Exams
Textbook Information / Link to ZTC Textbook
Asian Art, 1st edition, Dorinda Neave, Lara C.W. Blanchard, and Marika Sardar, Pearson, 2014-15. ISBN: 9780205837632
You are required to obtain a copy of the text prior to the beginning of class; it is available in multiple formats, including print (new or used) or eBook (buy or rental). The textbook can be rented or purchased.
You may rent/purchase the textbook from various online websites or reserve your textbook online for next day pick up from the CoC bookstore (https://coc.bncollege.com/). You can also purchase an eTextbook directly from the publisher at https://www.pearson.com/store/p/asian-art/P100000799734/9780137515592 or https://www.chegg.com/textbooks/asian-art-1st-edition-9780205837632-0205837638.
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- CanyonsID Password is your COC student email password
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Last updated: 11/19/2021 Sub#: 1153