Art 108 Ancient to Medieval: Syllabus Overview

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  • Art 108 Ancient to Medieval

    Art 108 Ancient to Medieval

    Westchester Community College

    Melissa Hall, PhD

    Fall 2017

    TUES 6:00 8:40 (ref# 81419)

    AAB 413

  • Professor Melissa HallAAB 405

    Education:BA Studio Art, SUNY OneontaPhD Art History, SUNY Binghamton

    Hobbies:HikingBikingRunning

    Meet Your Instructor

    On top of Brunelleschis Dome, 2008

  • HAAB 405

    Mon 11:00-2:00

    Tues 1:00-2:00

    Wed 1:00-2:00

    Office Hours

  • Best way to contact me:

    Course email on Blackboard

    How to Contact Me

  • Course Description

    A selective history of the art

    of ancient cultures from

    Prehistory to the Gothic

    period

    Image source: http://www.mhhe.com/socscience/art/timelines/

    http://www.mhhe.com/socscience/art/timelines/

  • Basic knowledge of selected

    artifacts and monuments of

    the ancient world

    What you will learn

  • Analyze and describe

    selected artifacts and

    monuments of the ancient

    world

    What you will learn

    VISUAL ANALYSIS

    Subject Analysis

    Formal Analysis

    Contextual Analysis

  • Explain the meaning/purpose

    of selected artifacts and

    monuments of the ancient

    world in relationship to their

    cultural and historical context

    What you will learn

  • Compare and contrast

    selected artifacts and

    monuments of the ancient

    world in terms of subject

    matter, style, cultural

    meaning, and function

    What you will learn

  • The course textbook is

    available

    onlinehttp://wccart108.wordpress.com/

    Course Textbook

    http://wccart108.wordpress.com/

  • Also available on Blackboard

    Course Textbook

  • The course textbook is

    available in two formats

    Course Textbook

  • E-book format includes text,

    pictures, and embedded

    videos (mostly from

    Smarthistory.org)

    Course Textbook

  • Video format: recorded video

    lectures

    Course Textbook

  • Choose the format that best

    suits your learning style

    Course Textbook

  • Use your textbook money to

    buy a laptop or tablet!

    Course textbook

  • Smartphones not

    recommended for online

    textbook or videos

    Screens are too small to see

    details of pictures we will

    study!

    Course textbook

  • This class will be conducted

    in a flipped classroom

    format

    Class Format

  • Content delivery

    (lecture) assigned as

    Homework and

    completed outside of

    class

  • Content delivery

    (lecture) assigned as

    Homework and

    completed outside of

    class

    Class time devoted to

    discussion, group

    work, and hands-on

    learning activities

  • Chapter Quiz must be

    completed on Blackboard

    each week before you come

    to class

    Quizzes

  • Un-timed

    Open-book

    Allowed TWO attempts

    Grade based on average of

    two attempts

    Quizzes

  • Video lectures are broken

    down into chunks (3 -9

    minutes each)

    Quizzes

  • Maximum running time for

    each week is 60 minutes

    Quizzes

  • Quizzes can be completed

    using either e-book or video

    lecture format

    Quizzes

  • Quizzes will close at 6pm on

    the day they are due

    Quizzes

  • There will be NO extensions

    on Quiz due dates

    To accommodate illness, 1 of

    the lowest Quiz grades will

    be dropped

    Quizzes

  • How will my learning be

    evaluated?

    Assessment

  • Chapter Quizzes should be

    an easy A

    The only way to fail is to

    forget to do them

    Quizzes

  • Three unit exams consisting

    of two parts

    Exams

  • Part 1: Slide Identification

    Identify works studied in

    class by title and civilization

    Exams

  • Part 1: Slide Identification

    Demonstrate basic

    knowledge about subject

    matter, symbolism, stylistic

    conventions, and contextual

    meaning

    NOTE: test questions look

    just like the Quiz questions!

    Exams

  • Part 2: Short

    answer/paragraph response

    Exams

  • I have created slide lists to

    help you prepare for exams

    Slide Lists

  • Flashcards in downloadable

    powerpoint format also

    available

    Flashcards

  • Download and click through

    slides

    Flashcards

  • Quizlet study sets also

    available online

    Quizlet Study Sets

  • Written essay assignment

    approximately 5 pages in

    length

    Visual Analysis Essay

  • Use art historical methods

    and conventions to describe

    and analyze a work of art that

    was studied in class

    Visual Analysis Essay

  • Grading

    Grades will be weighted as follows

    Quizzes 10%

    Exams (Slide Identification) 45%

    Exams (Paragraph Response) 30%

    Visual Analysis Essay 15%

  • Failure to complete all course

    assignments may result in a

    failing grade

    Grading I forgot to take the quizzes!

  • If class is canceled, you are

    expected to check

    Blackboard for instructions

    Weather Closings

  • There will be learning

    activities assigned, and you

    will be held responsible for

    completing the activities

    Weather Closings

  • You are expected to attend

    all classes, and to arrive on

    time

    Einstein Strikes Out, Brian Germaine, The Angry Art Teacher

    http://www.bgstudios.com/angry.html#

    Course Policies

    http://www.bgstudios.com/angry.html

  • Behavior that is disruptive or

    that interferes with instruction

    will not be accepted

    No Talking, Brian Germaine, The Angry Art Teacher

    http://www.bgstudios.com/angry.html#

    Course Policies

    http://www.bgstudios.com/angry.html

  • Please refrain from using

    electronic devices during

    class!

    Course Policies

  • If you must miss an exam,

    contact me to arrange a

    make-up!

    Course PoliciesHi Professor, I think

    Im gonna need to

    schedule a make-up

    exam . . . .

  • Extensions on the due dates

    for written essays will be

    given on a case by case

    basis

    Course Policies

  • Students must have a valid

    reason for requiring an

    extension, and must contact

    the instructor to make

    arrangements

    Course Policies

  • This class will be conducted

    in accordance with the

    college's basic standards of

    academic honesty

    Course Policies

    WCC Academic policies: http://catalog.sunywcc.edu/content.php?catoid=37&navoid=5371

    http://catalog.sunywcc.edu/content.php?catoid=37&navoid=5371

  • Cheating, plagiarism, or any

    other form of academic

    dishonesty will not be

    tolerated

    Course Policies

    Image source: http://www.iushorizon.com/19868/features/academic-dishonesty/

    http://www.iushorizon.com/19868/features/academic-dishonesty/

  • Visit the college website for

    an overview of plagiarism,

    and tips on how to avoid it

    Course PoliciesCool, heres

    something on

    Wikipedia

  • WCC provides services for

    students with documented

    disabilities

    Students with Disabilities

  • Visit the college website to

    learn about services that are

    available

    Students with Disabilities

    http://www.sunywcc.edu/student-services/disability-services/

    http://www.sunywcc.edu/student-services/disability-services/

  • The college also provides a

    range of services through the

    Academic Support Center

    Academic Support

    http://www.sunywcc.edu/student-services/asc/

    http://www.sunywcc.edu/student-services/asc/

  • It is up to you to take

    advantage of the services

    available to you

    Academic Support

  • The Writing Center can help

    you with written assignments

    Academic Support

    http://www.sunywcc.edu/student-services/asc/writing-tutorial/

    http://www.sunywcc.edu/student-services/asc/writing-tutorial/

  • Contact the Online Learning

    Office

    online.education@sunywcc.

    edu

    914-606-6827

    Technical Problems

    mailto:online.education@sunywcc.edu

  • To save paper, a copy of the

    course syllabus has been

    emailed to your college email

    The Paperless Classroom

  • Make sure your campus email

    account is working

    The Paperless Classroom

  • Quiz 0 and Quiz 1.1

    Due Monday!

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    Course Website

    https://sunywcc.sln.suny.edu