ALCB 408Y: ART APPRECIATION
Foothill College Course Outline of Record
|Effective Term:||Summer 2022|
|Hours:||2 lecture per week (24 total per quarter)|
|Degree & Credit Status:||Non-Degree-Applicable Non-Credit Course|
|Grade Type:||Non-Credit Course (Receives no Grade)|
Student Learning Outcomes
- Participating students will be able to demonstrate an increased knowledge and appreciation of the diversity of art styles.
- Participating students will increase their ability to appreciate and identify the work of different artists. Students will discuss art in a historical and cultural context.
The student will be able to:
- identify famous artists and periods of art.
- describe personal and critical response to works of art.
- describe the social and historical context in which the artists worked.
- experience the social and intellectual stimulation made possible through shared knowledge of the arts.
- Identify famous artists and periods of art
- Biographical information
- Significant works
- Describe personal and critical response to works of art
- Provide social and historical overview of periods
- Critically analyze and interpret works of art in terms of form and content
- Describe the social and historical context in which the artists worked
- Students will discuss how art and artist are influenced by historical events and training
- Students will understand the times in which different artists lived and how that impacted on their artwork
- Experience the social and intellectual stimulation made possible through shared knowledge of the arts
- Students will demonstrate knowledge of the basic characteristics of different artistic periods
- Contrast the above knowledge with current art trends and values
Special Facilities and/or Equipment
2. When taught online/virtual: students and faculty need internet access with Zoom-capable computer, monitor and speakers.
Method(s) of Evaluation
Measurable progress documented on Student Educational Contract (SEC), as determined by AB77
Method(s) of Instruction
Representative Text(s) and Other Materials
Janson, H.W.. History of Art, 6th ed.. 2001.
This is a seminal text for art history and appreciation.
Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing, and Outside of Class Assignments