Art History syllabus - Glendale Community College Art...

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Glendale Community College Art History 102: Western Art from the Renaissance to the Modern Period Online Professor: Dr. Trudi Abram Chair, Art History Department Chair, Visual and Performing Arts Division Class Meeting: ONLINE On-line office hour: Tuesday 7:00 – 8:00 I will also log in Monday through Thursday night at the same time to answer any questions you may have. Please do not hesitate to ask if you don’t understand my vocabulary or my online explanations. In addition to the mail function in the Blackboard template, I can also be reached by my regular campus email account. tabram@glendale.edu or X5607 Class Description : Art 102 is a survey of western architecture, painting, and sculpture from the Renaissance to the modern period. The visual arts of the Renaissance, Baroque, and Modern periods in Europe and the United States are discussed. Emphasis is placed on integrating the development of art forms with the geographic, social, political, philosophical, and religious characteristics of these cultures. Lecture 3 hours /3 units of credit Transfer credit: CSU, UC, USC Attention Art History Majors only – this course may not transfer for MAJOR credit at UCLA or USC. It will transfer for GE credit. If you are an Art History major and plan to attend one of these two schools, you should check with the school you will be attending to make sure you can receive major credit. There is only one on-campus meeting and this is a MANDATORY orientation that will provide you with the first lecture, computer orientation and how to proceed in the class. YOU MUST ATTEND THIS ORIENTATION OR YOU WILL BE DROPPED FROM THE CLASS – NO EXCEPTIONS. Prerequisites : None.
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However, this class requires extensive reading and writing, so your reading level should be at 6, your writing level at 5, and speaking, comprehension and listening at level 5; Math 1 . This means you should have taken or are taking English 101. Please take this guideline very seriously. There is a great amount of writing necessary and if your English writing skills are not at the stated level you may find it very difficult to pass the course. Be aware that writing across the curriculum and critical thinking will be stressed in the class in accordance with the college mission statement. Moreover, you need to be prepared to spend a great deal of time reading and studying for this course . Our mandate is to provide 48 hours of instruction. This means 48 hours on the computer reading and listening to the lectures. In addition, the guideline for college courses is 2 hours studying and reading time for every hour of instruction. This means an additional 96 hours of reading the text and studying for the course. You need to plan a great deal of time for work in the short-session course. Please take this advisory seriously. Art History is not an easy subject. You will need this amount of time to do well. A self-paced online course always sounds great at the beginning, but in a short session you can get behind very easily and very quickly. Make sure you have
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