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Overview of course syllabus and policies for Art 109 Renaissance to Modern, Prof. Melissa Hall, Westchester Community College

Overview of course syllabus and policies for Art 109 Renaissance to Modern, Prof. Melissa Hall, Westchester Community College

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  • Art 109: Renaissance to ModernWestchester Community CollegeSpring 2013Online LearningSyllabus Overview
  • Your Instructor Hi, I’m Professor Melissa Hall. I’ve been teaching at WCC since 2001 Dr. Melissa Hall AAB 405 914-606-6835 Melissa.Hall@sunywcc.eduFlorence, May 2009
  • Office Hours Best time to reach me: Weekday mornings (at home) All day Friday + weekends I will email you my home email and phone number
  • Course Textbook Fred S. Kleiner, Gardner’s Art Through the Ages: A Concise Global History 2nd Edition, Cengage
  • Course Textbook Fred S. Kleiner, Gardner’s Art Through the Ages: A Concise Global History 3rd Edition, Cengage
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  • Course Description Chronological overview of major artists, periods, and movement
  • Course Goals Image Archive: You will be able to identify major works of art from the 15th to 20th century by artist, title, and period.
  • Course Goals Analytical Skills: You will be able to describe, analyze, and compare major works of art using art historical methods such as iconographic analysis and formal analysisSharon Lipps, Art Appreciation,The Getty, LA, CA, 2009http://www.pbase.com/elips/image/73508927
  • Course Goals Historical Context: You will be able to explain the relationship between works of art and the cultural context in which they were madeFrancois Joseph Heim, Charles X Distributing Awards to Artists Exhibiting at theSalon of 1824 at the Louvre, 1827Metapedia
  • Course Goals Information Literacy: You will become familiar with online resources relevant to the study of art history
  • Course Content Primary source of course content
  • Web Lectures Web lectures supplement the textbook with more in-depth treatment of specific themes and concepts
  • Web Lectures Embedded videos from Smarthistory.org an important component of course content
  • Assessment Assessment: How will my learning be evaluated?
  • Assessment Discussion Forum: Weekly Discussions online
  • Assessment Weekly Quizzes: Combination multiple choice and paragraph response
  • Assessment Exams: Midterm and Final
  • Assessment Part 1: Timed multiple choice exam
  • Assessment Part 2: un-timed Essay Exams
  • Assignments Assignments Two written assignments
  • Assignments Visual Analysis Essay Analyze a selected work demonstrating mastery of the “skill of describing”
  • Assignments Museum Paper Based on a required visit to the Metropolitan Museum
  • Assignments Museum Paper Documented Essay 5-8 pages Typed and double-spaced
  • Assignments Museum Paper Instructions, samples, and grading forms can be found on the course website
  • Museum Trip Arts Department bus trip to Metropolitan Museum
  • Museum Trip Arts Department bus trip to Museum of Modern Art
  • Late Policies Discussions There will be no opportunity for late submissions to the Discussion Forum. If you are not “present” for the discussion, you will not earn credit
  • Late Quizzes and Professor, I think Hi Exams I’m gonna need to schedule a make-up exam . . . . Quizzes and Exams I can be flexible about closing dates for quizzes and exams (within reason)
  • Late Quizzes and Exams If you need an extension on a closing date you must contact me immediately – I will not re-open assessments past one week of the closing deadline
  • Late Assignment Policy Assignments Written assignments will be accepted up to one week past the assigned due date, with a grade penalty
  • Grading I don’t do papers . . . Failure to complete all course assignments may result in a failing grade
  • Class Conduct Course Conduct Even in an online class, certain rules of conduct and behavior apply
  • Class Conduct Netiquette Rules of netiquette include a respectful attitude towards others, and behavior that is professional and mature
  • Class Conduct Netiquette Remember that you are in a college classroom, not chatting with your friends on Facebook
  • Academic Honesty Academic Honesty This class will be conducted in accordance with the colleges basic standards of academic honesty
  • Cool,Academic Honesty here’s something on Wikipedia Academic Honesty Cheating, plagiarism, or any other form of academic dishonesty will not be tolerated
  • Academic HonestyHow toAvoidplagiaris Academic Honesty Visit the college website for an excellentm overview of plagiarism, and tips on how to avoid it
  • Students with Disabilities Students with Disabilities WCC provides services for students with documented disabilities
  • Students with Disabilities Students with Disabilities Visit the college website to learn more about services available
  • Academic Support Academic Support The college provides a range of services through the Academic Support Center
  • The Writing Center The Writing Center The Writing Center can help you with written assignments
  • Advantages to Taking an Online Course Advantages: •You can study anywhere, any time •The world at your fingertips •The Virtual Community •Room for Discussion
  • Disadvantages to Taking an Online Course Disadvantages: •You are your own teacher •You must be self-motivated •There’s nobody to hang out with
  • Course Expectations Do You Hate Writing? If you are not comfortable with writing, you might consider switching to the in- person classroom version of this course
  • Technical Problems Technical Problems Contact the Online Learning Office, or call the NYWCC Help Desk: 914-606-5600
  • Technical Problems If Blackboard goes down . . . . You are still expected to continue with learning activities
  • Technical Problems If Blackboard goes down . . . . The Wordpress course website will always be available, and you will always have your textbook
  • Technical Problems Good Luck! Feel free to contact me if you have any questions – and good luck!