Fall 2018 Course Syllabus
Course: ARTS-1317- Section: 01
|Description||A studio course exploring drawing with continued emphasis on descriptive, expressive and conceptual approaches. Students will further develop the ability 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 employ critical analysis to broaden their understanding of drawing as a discipline.|
Upon successful completion of this course, students will:
Describe visual subjects through the use of accurate and sensitive observation.(PSLO 2; measured by specific drawings)
Generate drawings which demonstrate descriptive, expressive, and conceptual approaches with an
increased focus on individual expression.(PSLO 1 and 2; measured by concrete drawings)
Utilize varied materials and techniques, including color media, with informed aesthetic and conceptual
strategies. .(PSLO 2; mesured by drawings)
Demonstrate an appropriate level of professional practice, including safety, craft and presentation.
Analyze and critique drawings verbally and/or in writing.(PSLO 2; measured by class discussions)
Relate their drawings to historical and contemporary developments in the field.(PSLO 5; measured through class presentations)
The student will be able to:
1. See and draw complex shapes accurately.(PSLO 1,2) Measured by project rubric
2. Create a cohesive series of work that is interesting and work it through to completion for public display. (PSLO 1,2,5) Measured by project rubric
3. Communicate an understanding of the sequence of steps required to produce a professional art show. (PSLO Alpha, 1,2,4,5) Measured pre-test / post-test, project rubric
* 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.
* 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 � 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 � 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 4: Teamwork Skills- Shows the ability to consider different points of view and to work effectively with others to support a shared purpose or goal.
Helps the team move forward by discussing merits of alternative ideas; Treats team members respectfully; uses positive facial, vocal or written tone, or language to convey a positive attitude; Motivates teammates by expressing confidence about the importance of the task; Provides assistance/encouragement to team members; Completes all assigned tasks by deadline; Addresses conflict constructively; or helps the group avoid conflict completely.
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 one�s own culture in relation to others.
Drawing Material List
A set of pencils 2H through 8B (Kimberly Graphite Drawing Kit is an economic solution)*
Graphite sticks 3B/6B
Vine or Willow charcoal NOT compressed charcoal*
1 pad of Drawing paper 18x24*
1 pad of Newsprint*
Portfolio to carry your stuff around. It must be bigger than the pads.
*Absolutely MUST HAVE
Nice to have:
Best value for material:
Student Center of LSC-PA
Mannings in Beaumont
Michaels in Beaumont
Hobby Lobby in Beaumont. Print out the 40% coupon on line before you go to the store. Closed on Sundays.
|The student, with the help of the instructor, produces three series of work on which he works individually, the last of these series is connected to a theme of life drawing.|
|Final Exam Date||December 6, 2018 - 10:00 AM Through December 6, 2018 - 12:30 PM|
|Grading Scale||90 - 100=A 80 - 89=B 70 - 79=C 60 - 69=D Below 59 = F|
Sketch Book 30%
Drawing in Class 50%
Final Exam 10%
Cell phone policy: Students need to be mentally present in class.
The professor of this course reserves the right to change this syllabus at any time.
|Attendance Policy||The student has two free absences for emergencies, thereafter the grade drops by a letter grade for every two absences.|
|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.|