Course Learning Outcomes for ARTS 1301

Course Learning Outcomes for ARTS 1301

Course Student Learning Outcomes (SLO): 4 to 7

1. Apply art terminology as it specifically relates to works of art.

2. Demonstrate knowledge of art elements and principles of design.

3. Differentiate between the processes and materials used in the production of

various works of art.

4. Critically interpret and evaluate works of art.

5. Demonstrate an understanding of the impact of arts on culture.

Learning Objectives (Numbering system should be linked to SLO - e.g., 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, etc.)

1. Apply art terminology as it specifically relates to works of art.

1.1 Assign correct vocabulary terms and concepts to selected works of art.

1.2 Compare and contrast selected styles and periods of art.

1.3 Describe selected works of art in written papers and tests.

1.4 Practice art terminology in group settings and class discussions.

 

2. Demonstrate knowledge of art elements and principles of design.

2.1 Define the formal elements and principles of design and identify them in artworks from various cultures and periods.   
2.2 Compare and contrast the formal elements and principles of design in selected artworks.       

2.3 Construct a hands-on project that creatively organizes the formal elements and principles of design.
2.4 Evaluate formal characteristics of two or three-dimensional art and then develop critical analyses through discussions, journals, presentations, and essays.

 

3. Differentiate between the processes and materials used in the production of various works of art.

3.1 Identify artistic media including: drawing, painting, sculpture, architecture, printmaking, textiles, ceramics, metal arts, photography, and digital arts.

3.2 Compare and contrast methods of production and processes.

3.3 Classify and examine technological development of artistic media demonstrated by the selected artworks.

3.4 Select and use appropriate materials, techniques and processes in a hands-on art project(s).

 

4. Critically interpret and evaluate works of art.

4.1 Employ vocabulary terms while interpreting and evaluating works of art.

4.2 Examine the functions of art within various cultures and time periods.

4.3 Compare and contrast the function of art within various cultures and time periods.

4.4 Evaluate the relationship of form to function of selected artworks in their historical context.

 

5. Demonstrate an understanding of the impact of arts on culture.

5.1 Analyze the way the role of the artist has changed over time.

5.2 Compare and contrast the roles of artists’ audiences and patrons.

3   5.3 Appraise the effects of various social, political, technological, ethnic and theological forces on artists within selected periods.

5.4 Interpret the significance of selected artworks within their broader cultural context and then develop critical analyses through discussions, journals, presentations, and essays.