NEW MEXICO JUNIOR COLLEGE
|A.||Course Title:||Art Appreciation|
|B.||Course Number:||AR 113 - 30170|
|G.||Office:||Mary Hagelstein Instructional Arts Center (AC) 105A|
|I.||Office Phone:||(575) 492-2736|
|J.||Office Hours:|| Monday: 3:00:00 PM-6:00:00 PM (MST);
Tuesday: 11:00:00 AM-1:00:00 PM (MST);
Wednesday: 3:00:00 PM-6:00:00 PM (MST);
Thursday: 11:00:00 AM-1:00:00 PM (MST);
(Virtual message feedback response time approximately 24 hrs. Grade posts approximately 120 hrs.)
|K.||Time Zone:||Mountain Time|
This is a general course on art appreciation. Open to all college students, it covers the analysis of art elements and principles as applied to various forms of visual expression including painting, drawing, sculpture, and architecture. This course will develop for the student awareness and appreciation of art through film and video, presentations, classroom assignments, and active student participation in class discussions. This is a three credit hour course.
This is a general course in art appreciation, which may transfer to schools offering similar programs. It is recommended that the student check with the receiving institution if they intend to transfer.
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2. You must have a reliable computer and Internet connection
3. You need access to a digital camera for some assignments
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Students will receive graded feedback on an introductory discussion, Student profile , and academic honesty assignment within the first two weeks of class. Grades will be posted in the course Canvas course shell by the end of the second full week of class.
Grading is based on participation in weekly on-line class discussions and in the submission of assignments. (1100 possible points)
350 pts. Discussion Board
280 pts. Assignments, Essays, Internet Activities
80 pts. Art notes
40 pts. Create Art
350 pts. Final Exam
All assignments are due on the due date. Only in extreme emergency situations and with the teachers approval may missed work be made up.
Grades are averaged using a point system as explained in each assignment.
90 - 100 = A
80 - 89 = B
70 - 79 = C
60 - 69 = D
0 - 59 = F
Course requires a final exam.
Retrieving Grades from T-BirdWeb Portal
Go to the New Mexico Junior College T-BirdWeb Portal login page. Please enter your User Identification Number (ID), which is your Banner ID, and your Personal Identification Number (PIN). When finished, click Login.
Tips for Success in Online Courses:
1. Log in to class regularly.
2. Pay attention.
3. Take notes.
4. Keep up with readings and assignments.
5. Ask questions when you do not understand something.
6. Utilize your professor’s office hours and e-mail.
7. Read the text.
8. Adhere to the deadlines posted in the course outline.
New Mexico Junior College’s institutional student learning outcomes represent the knowledge and abilities developed by students attending New Mexico Junior College. Upon completion students should achieve the following learning outcomes along with specific curriculum outcomes for respective areas of study:
Through participation in the course the student should develop an understanding and appreciation of the arts through processes including identification, description, analysis and expression of personal views and interpretations of art.
Students will analyze and critically interpret significant and primary texts and/or works of art (this includes fine art, literature, music, theatre, and film.)
Students will compare art forms, modes of thought and expression, and processes across a range of historical periods and/or structures (such as political, geographic, economic, social, cultural, religious, and intellectual).
Students will recognize and articulate the diversity of human experience across a range of historical periods and/or cultural perspectives.
Students will draw on historical and/or cultural perspectives to evaluate any or all of the following: contemporary problems/issues, contemporary modes of expression, and contemporary thought.
At the completion of the course it is expected the student should:
• evaluate criteria that define art
• be acquainted with the functions and purposes of art in various world civilizations
• have developed an understanding of how art is part of our existence and how art-making is intrinsic to human nature
• have become aware of the philosophy of aesthetics
• use terminology to describe the characteristics of works of art
• identify the visual elements as the foundation of an artwork
• built a vocabulary of art with the ability to verbalize what is seen in works of art
• Develop knowledge about how an artist can utilize the visual elements to portray an idea, evoke a feeling, and appeal to the viewer
• evaluate and criticize artwork in the text and in their surroundings both now and through life
• have a greater awareness of careers within the art world
If you have not already received login information for Canvas/T-BirdWeb Portal/E-mail, you will need to contact the Enrollment Management office at (575) 492-2546.
Check first-time login page for instructions at www.nmjc.edu/distancelearning/coursescourseschedules/canvasinstructions.aspx.
You must have access, on a regular basis, to a computer that supports the Canvas minimum specifications and has an active connection to the Internet. See the minimum computer specification requirements at www.nmjc.edu/distancelearning/coursescourseschedules/Canvasinstructions.aspx.
Online office hours via Canvas Mail: Monday & Thursday: 7-8 PM (MST)
Students will be held responsible for the information on these pages.
Each student is expected to maintain the highest standards of honesty and integrity in online academic and professional matters. The College reserves the right to take disciplinary action, up to and including dismissal, against any student who is found guilty of academic dishonesty or otherwise fails to meet these standards. Academic dishonesty includes, but is not limited to, dishonesty in quizzes, tests, or assignments; claiming credit for work not done or done by others; and nondisclosure or misrepresentation in filling out applications or other College records. Cheating or gaining illegal information for any type of graded work is considered dishonest and will be dealt with accordingly.
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Information
Any student requiring special accommodations should contact the Special Needs Student Services Coordinator at (575) 492-2576 or by e-mail at email@example.com.
Attendance Policy and Participation Expectations
It is expected that you regularly log into class at least three times weekly and check your Canvas mail to ensure you have not missed any changes/updates. Students are expected to complete discussions/quizzes/tests/ assignments before deadlines expire.
If you experience difficulty with Canvas you may reach the Canvas Helpdesk at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by calling the 24 hour helpdesk phone at (575) 399-2199.
The professor is responsible for monitoring and evaluating student conduct and student behavior within the Canvas course. By registering for this class, the student is assumed to have entered into an agreement with New Mexico Junior College and the professor to log into the class regularly and to behave in an appropriate manner at all times. Disruptive behavior may result in the student being removed from the class and dropped for the semester. For comprehensive information on the common rules of netiquette and other online issues, please review the NMJC Online Student Handbook.
Online Learning Environment
By participating in an online class, you undertake responsibility for your own progress and time management.
Offering the work of another as one’s own, without proper acknowledgment, is plagiarism; therefore, any student who fails to give credit for quotations or essentially identical expression of material taken from books, encyclopedias, magazines and other reference works, or from the themes, reports, or other writings of a fellow student, is guilty of plagiarism. Plagiarism violates the academic honesty policy and is considered cheating.
Free tutoring services are available to all NMJC students through Brainfuse and the Academic Success Center located in Mansur Hall room 123 and 124.
The instructor has the right to drop any student who has failed to log on to Canvas for two weeks or more, but it is not guaranteed that the instructor will drop you. If the student chooses to stop attending a class, he/she should withdraw from the class by accessing your student account in the T-Bird Web Portal at www.nmjc.edu, or submitting the required paperwork to the Registrar’s Office by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, September 29, 2017. Failure to withdraw yourself from a course by this date may result in your receiving an “F” in the course. All students are encouraged to discuss their class status with the professor prior to withdrawing from the class.
AR 113 Fall 2017
August 21, 2017---8:00 AM
August 23, 2017---11:59PM
Module 00 Closes--- Intro. Discussion, Student Profile, Academic Honesty Due
August 29, 2017---11:59 PM Chapter 1: The Nature of Art And Creativity
Module 01 Closes---3 Discussions Due
August 29, 2017---11:59 PM Chapter 2: The Purpose and Functions of Art
Module Two Closes---2 Discussions, Art notes, Internet activities Due
September 5, 2017---11:59 PM Chapter 3,4,5 : Visual Elements/ Principles of Design /Evaluating Art
Module Three Closes---2 Discussions, Art notes Due
September 5, 2017---11:59 PM Chapter 11,14: Design Principles/ Architecture
Module Four Closes---Discussion, Art Notes, Photo Assignment, URL Activity Due
September 12, 2017---11:59 PM Chapter 6: Drawing
Module Five Closes---Discussion, Art Notes, 2 Drawing Activities Due
September 12, 2017---11:59 PM Chapter 14: From The Earliest Art To The Bronze Age
Module Six Closes---2 Discussions, Art Notes, Ch. Questions, Essay Due
September 19, 2017---11:59 PM Chapter 16: The Classical and Medieval West
Module Seven Closes---2 Discussions, Essay Due
September 19, 2017---11:59 PM Chapter 17: Renaissance and Baroque Europe
Module Eight Closes---2 Discussions, Art notes Due
September 26, 2017---11:59 PM Chapter 18: Traditional Arts of Asia
Module Nine Closes---2 Discussions, Research Paper Due
September 26, 2017---11:59 PM Chapter 19: The Islamic World
Module Ten Closes---2 Discussions, Essay Activity Due
October 3, 2017---11:59 PM Chapter 20: The Africa, Oceania, and the Americas
Module Eleven Closes---2 Discussions, Essay Activity Due
October 3, 2017---11:59 PM Chapters 1, 2, 3, 5 Evaluation and Critique Review
Module Twelve Closes--- 2 Discussions, Essay Activity Due
October 10, 2017---11:59 PM Chapters 1, 2, 3, 5 Evaluation and Critique Review
Module Thirteen Closes---2 Discussions Due
October 10, 2017---11:59 PM Chapters 1, 2, 3, 5 Evaluation and Critique Review
Module Fourteen Closes---2 Discussions Due
October 13, 2017---11:59 PM
Final Exam Closes