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DL Syllabus Overview 2013
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Art 108 Ancient to Medieval Fall 2013 …

Art 108 Ancient to Medieval Fall 2013
Professor Melissa Hall
Fall 2013

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  • 1. Art 108 Ancient to Medieval Art 108 Ancient to Medieval Westchester Community College Fall 2013 Dr. Melissa Hall
  • 2. Your Instructor Professor Melissa Hall AAB 405 914-606-6835
  • 3. Course Description A selective history of the art of ancient cultures from Prehistory to the Gothic period. Image source: http://communitycollegearthistory.wordpress.com/
  • 4. Course Goals 1. Recognize and identify major artifacts and monuments of the ancient world by period and title
  • 5. Course Goals 2. Describe, analyze, and compare major works of art from the ancient world using art historical methods such as iconographic analysis and formal analysis
  • 6. Course Goals 3. Explain the relationship between works of art and the social, political, and religious context in which they were made
  • 7. Course Goals 4. Draw connections between works of art from different cultures and time periods (comparison)
  • 8. Course Goals 5. Use online resources to locate and evaluate information relevant to the study of art history
  • 9. Course Textbook Gardner’s Art Through the Ages: A Concise Global History Any edition is OK!
  • 10. Course Textbook I have created a free textbook, available online http://wccart108.wordpres s.com/
  • 11. Course Textbook Online chapters include illustrations and embedded videos
  • 12. Course Textbook Access lectures from drop down menu
  • 13. Course Textbook Note that each chapter has several sub-menus
  • 14. Assessment How will my learning be evaluated?
  • 15. Quiz Weekly Quizzes:Multiple Choice questions Un-timed and open-book Designed as “Study Guides” to help you focus on important concepts
  • 16. Discussion Forum Weekly discussions on selected topics
  • 17. Exams Three on-campus exams You will make an appointment to take the exam at a time that suits your schedule
  • 18. Exams If you can't come to campus, you are responsible for arranging for a proctoring service Visit the college's Online Learning webpage for instructions on how to do this: http://www.sunywcc. edu/programs/distance_le arning/enrolled/proctoring .html
  • 19. Exams Part 1: Multiple Choice (questions similar to quiz questions)
  • 20. Exams Part 2: Paragraph Response
  • 21. Course Assignments Visual Analysis Essay Descriptive essay based on your annotated image
  • 22. Course Assignments I have developed extensive guidelines to help you with writing about art
  • 23. Course Assignments Annotated Image Assignments Practice “analyzing” an image
  • 24. Course Assignments Museum Report Group Project: Illustrated Guide to the Metropolitan Museum
  • 25. Course Assignments Each student composes one entry “highlighting a work in the museum’s collection Based on required visit to the Museum
  • 26. Trip Week Art Dept bus trip the Met Museum Tuesday November 5 You may join us, or visit on your own
  • 27. Grading Graded Activity Percent Discussion 10% Quiz 10% Exams 40% Annotated Image 5% Visual Analysis Essay 20% Museum Report 15%
  • 28. Late Policies Discussion Forums close on Sundays. Late posts will not be accepted If you are not “present” for the discussion, you will not earn credit
  • 29. Late Policies I can be flexible about closing dates for quizzes and exams (within reason) Hi Professor, I think I’m gonna need an extension on my quiz . . . .
  • 30. Late Policies Contact me immediately if you need an extension on a closing date I will not re-open assessments past one week of the closing deadline
  • 31. Late Policies Written assignments will be accepted up to one week past the assigned due date, with a grade penalty
  • 32. Class Conduct Even in an online class, certain rules of conduct and behavior apply
  • 33. Class Conduct Rules of netiquette include a respectful attitude towards others, and behavior that is professional and mature
  • 34. Class Conduct Remember that you are in a college classroom, not chatting with your friends on Facebook – so keep things professional
  • 35. Academic Honesty This class will be conducted in accordance with the college's basic standards of academic honesty
  • 36. Academic Honesty Cheating, plagiarism, or any other form of academic dishonesty will not be tolerated
  • 37. Academic Honesty Visit the college website for an overview of plagiarism, and tips on how to avoid it Cool, here’s something on Wikipedia
  • 38. Students with Disabilities WCC provides services for students with documented disabilities
  • 39. Students with Disabilities Visit the college website to learn about services that are available
  • 40. Academic Support The college also provides a range of services through the Academic Support Center It is up to you to take advantage of the services available to you
  • 41. Academic Support The Writing Center can help you with written assignments, if you find you are having difficulties with this course requirement
  • 42. Things to Consider . . . . Advantages to taking an online course: •You can study anywhere, any time •The world at your fingertips •The Virtual Community •Room for Discussion
  • 43. Things to Consider . . . . Disadvantages: •You are your own teacher •You must be self- motivated •There’s nobody to hang out with
  • 44. Things to Consider . . . . Do You Hate Writing? If you are not comfortable with writing, you might consider switching to the in-person classroom version of this course
  • 45. Technical Problems Contact the Online Learning Office online.education@sunyw cc.edu 914-606-6827
  • 46. Technical Problems If Blackboard goes down . . . . You are still expected to continue with learning activities
  • 47. Technical Problems If Blackboard goes down the Wordpress course website should be available
  • 48. Technical Problems And you can always read your textbook by candle light!

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