Fall 2018 Course Syllabus
Course: ARTS-1316- Section: 03
|Description||A foundation studio course exploring drawing with emphasis on descriptive, expressive and conceptual approaches. Students will learn to see and interpret a variety of subjects while using diverse materials and techniques which promote the appreciation of cultural expression. Course work will facilitate a dialogue in which students will engage in critical analysis and begin to develop their understanding of drawing as a discipline.|
The student will be able to:
1. Understand and value the importance of art in life (PSLO Alpha, 1, 2, 5, 6) Measured by pretest/post-test, embedded test and quiz questions, group discussions, and/or oral & visual presentation rubrics
2. Acquire a basic knowledge of works of art (PSLO Alpha,5) Measured by pretest/post-test, embedded test or quiz questions
3. Respond critically to art (PSLO 1, 2) Measured by essay rubric, embedded test or quiz questions; group discussion
4. Understand the creative process (PSLO Alpha, 1) Measured by pretest/post-test, embedded test and quiz questions, group discussions, and/or oral & visual presentation rubrics
* Communication skills: Students will demonstrate effective written, oral and visual communication.
* Critical Thinking Skills: Students will engage in creative and/or innovative thinking, and/or inquiry, analysis, evaluation, synthesis of information, organizing concepts and constructing solutions.
* Teamwork: Students will demonstrate the ability to work effectively with others to support a shared purpose or goal and consider different points of view.
* Social Responsibility: Students will demonstrate intercultural competency and civic knowledge by engaging effectively in local, regional, national and/or global communities.
* Personal Responsibility: Students will demonstrate the ability to connect choices, actions and consequences to ethical decision-making
|Program Student Learning Outcomes||
PSLO ALPHA: Reading skills - Demonstrates comprehension of content-area reading material.
Identifies all main ideas, supporting details, and vocabulary in reading material; demonstrates a full understanding of the reading.
PSLO 1: Critical Thinking Skills ï¿½ Uses creative thinking, innovation, inquiry and analysis, evaluation and synthesis of information.
Creatively identifies problem, argument, or issue (to determine extent of information needed); differentiates the facts from opinions as relates to situation; constructs possible solutions or prediction or consequences; uses logical, sound reasoning to justify conclusion.
PSLO 2: Communication Skills ï¿½ Demonstrates effective development, interpretation and expression of ideas through written, oral and/or visual communication.
Expresses a strong thesis; organizes information with effective transitions & sequencing of ideas; uses substantial, logical & specific development of ideas; details are relevant, original, credible and correctly documented when appropriate to show an effective development and interpretation of ideas; and presents ideas in appropriate mode of expression for the task.
PSLO 5: Social Responsibility Skills - Expresses intercultural competence, knowledge of civic responsibility, and the ability to engage effectively in regional, national, and global communities.
Identifies cultural characteristics (including beliefs, values, perspectives and/or practices); demonstrates knowledge of civic responsibility; provides evidence of experience in civic- engagement activities; and describes what she/ he has learned as it relates to a reinforced and clarified sense of civic identity in local, regional, national, or global communities; and shows awareness of oneï¿½s own culture in relation to others.
PSLO 6: Personal Responsibility Skills ï¿½ Integrates choices, actions and consequences in ethical decision-making.
Recognizes ethical issues when presented in a complex, multilayered (gray) context; recognizes cross- relationships among the issues; discusses in detail/ analyzes core beliefs; the discussion has greater depth and clarity showing the independent application of ethical perspectives/ concepts to an ethical question accurately; and is able to consider full implications of the application.
|Textbooks||Drawing - A Contemporary Approach, 5th edition, by Teel Sale & Claudia Betti|
Week 1: Course Introduction; Explanation of course Objectives and Procedures
Week 2: Chapter 1 - Subjective and Objective Drawing, Informational Drawing, Schematic Drawing
Week 3: Chapter 2 - Learning To See, gesture and Beginning Approaches
Week 4: Chapter 3 - Shape/Plane and Volume
Week 5: Chapter 4 - Value, Functions and uses of value
Week 6. Chapter 5 - Line, Contour Line, Mechanical line, Implied line, Constricted/Aggressive line
Week 7: Chapter 6 - Texture, Actual texture, Simulated texture, Symbolic texture
Week 8: Chapter 7 - Color, Functions, Terminology, Color schemes, Spatially
Week 9: Chapter 8 - Perspective, 1 Point, 2 Point, 3 Point, Linear
Week 10: Ch. 8 - Continued; Multiple perspective, Stacked and Foreshortening
Week 11: Chapter 9 - Picture Plane, Contemporary, Advanced, Edge Dominance
Week 12: Ch. 9 - Continued; Continuous, Arrangement, Advanced
Week 13: Chapter 10 - Thematic Development, Words as images, Individual motifs
Week 14: Chapter 11 - Looking at Today's Art, Modernism - Postmodernism, Installations
Week 15: Conclusion and Final
Week 1: Syllabus review - Book distribution - Material Review
Week 2: Quote 1, Drawing 1, Anatomy Drawing 1
Week 3: Quote 2, Drawing Pg. 7 and personnel drawing
Week 4: Quote 3, Anatomy drawing 2, Drawing pg. 197
Week 5: Quote 4, Anatomy drawing 3, Drawing pg. 177
Week 6: Quote 5, Anatomy drawing 4, Drawing pg. 139
Week 7: Quote 6, Anatomy drawing 5, Drawing pg. 141
Week 8: Quote 7, Anatomy drawing 6, Drawing pg. 119
Week 9: Quote 8, Anatomy drawing 7, Drawing - Personnel
Week 10: Quote 9, Anatomy drawing 8, Drawing pg. 124
Week 11: Quote 10, Anatomy drawing 9, Drawing - Personnel
Week 12: Personnel Quote, Anatomy drawing 10, Drawing pg. 269
Week 13: Quote Presentations, Expressions Drawings
Week 14: Quote Presentations, Expressions Drawings
Week 15: Final Exam
|Final Exam Date||December 6, 2018 - 6:00 PM Through December 6, 2018 - 8:30 PM|
|Grading Scale||90 - 100=A 80 - 89=B 70 - 79=C 60 - 69=D Below 59 = F|
|Attendance 25%, Quotes 25%, Drawings 25%, Final Exam 25%|
|Instructor Policies||Please see me before class to discuss any questions you have about grades, assignments, or problems|
Research has shown a cause and effect relationship between attendance and college success.
Student may only miss 3 classes according to Texas Department of Corrections and Lamar State Port Arthur policies before they are removed from the class.
|Academic Honesty||Academic honesty is expected from all students, and dishonesty in any form will not be tolerated. Please consult the LSC-PA policies (Section IX, subsection A, in the Faculty Handbook) for consequences of academic dishonesty.|
|ADA Considerations||The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a federal anti-discrimination statute that provides comprehensive civil rights for persons with disabilities. Among other things, this legislation requires that all students with disabilities be guaranteed a learning environment that provides for reasonable accommodation of their disabilities. If you believe you have a disability requiring an accommodation, please contact the Special Populations Coordinator, Room 231, in the Madison Monroe Building. The phone number is (409) 984-6241.|
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|HB 2504||This syllabus is part of LSC-PA's efforts to comply with Texas House Bill 2504.|