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Unformatted text preview: ARS 101 ON-LINE SYLLABUS Instructor Adele H. Lewis e-mail: email@example.com Office: 151A Art Office Office hours: By appointment only Fred S. Kleiner and Christin J. Mamiya, Gardner's Art Through the Ages: The Western Perspective . Twelfth Edition. Vol 1. To be purchased at: Student Book Center 704 S. College Ave (Just North of University) 966-6226 The text book is required for the class. If you are not here in Tempe, you will need to contact the bookstore. For an additional fee, they can send the book to you. OBJECTIVES: This course covers the major developments in Western art from the Prehistoric through the Gothic period. A variety of art forms, such as painting, sculpture, architecture and the minor arts will be explored. An understanding of artistic terms and process will be developed within the frame work of a chronological survey. The format of the class will be readings from the text and on-line supplementary material, discussion questions, short writing assignments and exams. OULTINES: The course has been divided into four sections. Each section will be organized into an outline which will list a reading assignment, the works of art from your text which we will cover, and a list of terms which you are responsible for knowing. There will be a few works that are not illustrated in the text but will be available to view on-line. Each section will also include supplemental on-line readings. The exams will only cover the material on each outline. You will not need to know the works of art from your text that are not on the outline. The final exam will not be comprehensive. Each section will have questions and one comparative essay. QUESTIONS: You will be given two or three questions for each outline and these may be submitted anytime before the deadline which will be posted with the questions. The questions are to be answered in a few short (but grammatically correct) sentences and submitted. Each question is worth 10 points. Please do not give one word answers. You will be given a confirmation number when you submit this assignment. Please retain this for your records in case there is a problem with your submission. Make sure you save all the work that you will submit in case of a technical problem. ESSAYS: You will be required to write and submit four comparative essays during the semester. There will be one essay per outline and they must be submitted before the posted deadline. The subject of these will be indicated and will pertain to the material we are covering at the time. You will be directed in the focus of your essay by specific questions. The object of the essay is to encourage an understanding of art historical methodology and the development of critical thinking skills. Each essay is worth 50 points. Though there is not necessarily a required length (and longer essays are not...
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This note was uploaded on 10/05/2008 for the course ARS 101 taught by Professor Lewis during the Fall '08 term at ASU.
- Fall '08