AR 115 Introduction to the Visual Arts
SP 2010 HO
Professor of Art
Pro. Cert. parsons School of Design; BA/MA Montclair state University;Ed.D. Ball State University; Post Grad study Kansas City Art Institute
8:00 - 8:50 AM
Textbook: Paul Zelinski, The Art of Seeing (7th ed) Upper Saddle River, NJ, Prentice Hall.
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Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
A comprehensive final exam of 100 multiple choice questions derived from the first three exams. The majority of the questions are vocabulary or concept based. The exam is worth 100 points out of 500 points in the course (20%).
Class Assessment: Students will be evaluated on the basis of a series of objective type tests. None of the tests will be comprehensive. Extra credit options will be available throughout the semester.
Grading: All tests will be worth 100 points each. Final averages are derived by dividing the total number of points obtained by the number of tests given. Grading is strictly criterion referenced - no curve will be used. 90%+ = A, 80-89% = B, 70-79% = C, 60-69% = D, less than 60% = F.
Late Submission of Course Materials: Absolutely no late submissions will be accepted unless prior arrangements have been made with the instructor. Students have until the next class period to make up missed tests unless prior arrangements have been made with the instructor.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Disruptive behavior will not be tolerated. If the instructor feels that a student's behavior is infringing on other students right to learn, the student(s) will be asked to leave the classroom. Punctuality is expected - if you are going to be chronically late, you should not take this class.
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Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
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