Spring 2021 Course Syllabus
Course: ARTS-2316- Section: 01
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|Description||Exploration of ideas using painting media and techniques, creating a visual interpretation of cultural expression leading to an appreciation of works of the human imagination.|
The student will be able to:
1. Understand and value the importance of art in life, Create a visual piece by understanding the process for success (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, Be able to define the differences between Renaissance vs. Modern 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 and how one process relates to the previous step in completeing a piece of art. (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 - 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 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.
PSLO 6: Personal Responsibility Skills - 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.
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Art Fundamentals - Theory and Practice - 12th ed. Ocvirk, Stinson, Wigg, Bone, Cayton
|Lecture topics will include; Art throughout history, painting styles and mediums, the progression of art from early man to modern man. Materials and their uses. Starting and ending a painting correctly. Outside resources for art. What can Art do for each person and how to include it in daily life.|
Week 1 - Quote 1 - Discussions on class assignments and events, Start drawing for Painting 1
Wk. 2 - Quote 2 - Painting 1, Anatomy drawing 1, Start Pear painting, van Gogh style (painting 2)
Wk. 3 - Quote 3 - Painting 1 due, start drawing for Painting 3
Wk. 4 - Critique 1, Painting 3
Wk. 5 - Quote 4, Painting 3, Anatomy drawing 2 due
Wk. 6 - Quote 5, Painting 3 & Pear painting due (painting 2)
Wk. 7 - Quote 6, Group project, 1st Art Show painting due, Anatomy 3 drawing
Wk. 8 - Quote 7, Critique 2, hang art show, Drawing for Painting 4
Wk. 9 - Spring Break
Wk. 10 - Quote 8, Painting 4, Anatomy drawing 4 due
Wk. 11 - Critique 2, Painting 4, Essay due April 1st
Wk. 12 - Quote 9, Painting 4 due for Art Show
Wk. 13 - Quote 10, Painting 5 drawing and start Painting 5
Wk. 14 - Quote 11, Hang 2nd Art Show paintings, Anatomy 5 due, Painting 5
Wk. 15 - Quote 12, Painting 5
Wk. 16 - Favorite Quote on Artwork, Painting 5 due (Final)
|Final Exam Date||May 11, 2021 - 8:0 AM Through May 11, 2021 - 10:30 AM|
|Grading Scale||90 - 100=A 80 - 89=B 70 - 79=C 60 - 69=D Below 59 = F|
Paintings - 30
Drawings - 10%
Discussion Board - 30
Essay - 10%
Final Exam - 10%
Students are required to participate in any art show produced by Lamar P.A.
|Instructor Policies||I will not discuss your grade over the phone or by email. Please see me in class or set a meeting during my office hours. Being late for class will count as an absence. Students that are a disruptive force in the class will be removed from the class and will need Department Chair approval to be readmitted.|
|Attendance Policy||The student may miss 2 classes for emergencies. For every 2 classes missed after that there will be Final Grade penalties. Missin 8 or more classes will result in a failing grade|
|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 the Office for Disability Services Coordinator, Room 231, in the Madison Monroe Building. The phone number is (409) 984-6241.|
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|Other||Classes start on time. Being late will count as an absence.|
|HB 2504||This syllabus is part of LSC-PA's efforts to comply with Texas House Bill 2504.|