AR 115 Introduction to the Visual Arts
S1V 2012 GO
Mattson, John F
By appointment or after class.
5:00 - 7:30 PM
Textbook: The Art of Seeing, eighth edition
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Educational Philosophy: Instructor encourages questions and opinions within the context of the subject being taught. Extracurricular research and exploration in the subject is also encouraged.
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: Student learning in this class will be assessed by means of :
Late Submission of Course Materials: Unexcused late work will be graded down one whole grade. Example: An "A" will become a "B."
Classroom Rules of Conduct: All electronics must be turned off or put on "vibrate."
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: Weeks 1-2 Understanding art, visual elements, and organizing principles of design
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