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Art History, v1

1.0 Carnegie Unit 

Instructor: Lou Haney

Instructor Photo

Instructor Information:

Lou Haney was born in Decatur, Alabama. She received her BA from Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee and her Masterís of Fine Art degree in Painting from Claremont Graduate University in Claremont, California.

Lou Haney has had solo exhibitions in California, Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Mississippi, and Virginia, and North Carolina as well as over 30 group exhibitions. Ms. Haney lives and teaches in Charlottesville, Virginia with her husband and daughter.

Contact Information:

If you have questions concerning the content of the course, you may contact the instructor directly using the email link in the "Communications & Tools" tab. NOTE: Whenever sending an email, please be sure to indicate your Course title and number in the subject line (ie, AP Art History).

For lesson or test administration issues, please contact the HS department:

The University of Mississippi High School
P. O. Box 7959
University, MS 38677-0729

Phone: 662-915-1296
Fax: (662) 915-5138
E-mail: UMHS@olemiss.edu

Course Description:

This Art History class introduces students to art from prehistoric times to the present day. The course discusses architectural styles, sculpture, photography, printmaking and painting techniques. It also looks at artists who made significant contributions to various movements.

TEXTBOOK

Required Textbook:

Gateways to Art, DeWitte, Larmann, Shields, 2nd edition

WW Norton & Co. ISBN 978-0-500-98157-3

It is the student's responsibility to order his or her textbook. Online textbook retailers such as Amazon.com, ABEbooks.com, or Half.com usually provide used textbooks at economical prices.

You must make sure you are ordering the exact book required in this syllabus.

Course Objectives include (but are not limited to):

  • You will be exposed to a variety of art-making materials, tools, and techniques
  • You will become familiar with significant concepts, trends, and styles throughout world art history

Course Outline:

This course consists of 40 instructional modules (or lessons). NOTE: you must pass the Syllabus and Orientation Quiz for the course materials to appear on the Lessons page.

Units and Lessons
Reading Assignments
Due for Grades
Start Here Syllabus and Orientation folder. NOTE: Once you complete the syllabus and orientation quiz, the rest of the lessons will become available to you.
Discussion Board, Quiz
Part 0: Introduction
Introduction
Quiz
Part 1: Fundamentals
Chapter 1.1: Line, Shape, and the Principle of Contrast
VSA (Virtual Sketchbook Assignment), Quiz
Chapter 1.2: Form, Volume, Mass, and Texture
VSA (Virtual Sketchbook Assignment), Quiz
Chapter 1.3: Implied Depth: Value and Space
VSA (Virtual Sketchbook Assignment), Quiz
Chapter 1.4: Color
VSA (Virtual Sketchbook Assignment), Quiz
Chapter 1.5: Unity, Variety, and Balance
VSA (Virtual Sketchbook Assignment), Quiz
Chapter 1.6: Time and Motion
Quiz
Chapter 1.7: Scale and Proportion
VSA (Virtual Sketchbook Assignment), Quiz
Chapter 1.8: Emphasis and Focal Point
VSA (Virtual Sketchbook Assignment), Quiz
Chapter 1.9: Pattern and Rhythm
VSA (Virtual Sketchbook Assignment), Quiz
Chapter 1.10: Content and Analysis, and the Elements of Art video
Quiz
Exam 1 Covers the introduction and Part 1. Be sure all assignments in Part 1 are completed before scheduling this exam.
Proctored test to be scheduled and completed before proceeding
Part 2: Media and Processes
Chapter 2.1: Drawing
Video Quiz, VSA, Quiz
Chapter 2.2: Painting
Video Quiz, VSA, Quiz
Chapter 2.3: Printmaking
Video Quiz, Quiz
Chapter 2.4: Sculpture
Video Quizzes, VSA, Quiz
Chapter 2.5: Architecture
Video Quiz, VSA, Quiz
Chapter 2.6: The Tradition of Craft
Video Quizzes, VSA, Quiz
Chapter 2.7: Visual Communication Design
Video Quiz, Quiz
Chapter 2.8: Photography
Video Quiz, VSA, Quiz
Chapter 2.9: Film/Video and Digital Art
Video Quizzes, Quiz
Chapter 2.10: Alternative Media and Processes
Video Quiz, Quiz
Artist Interview Project Find artists in your local community or research an artist online and interview him or her. You MUST email your instructor before scheduling the interview, and this project must be completed before you take Exam 2. Email and interview paper
Exam 2 Covers Part 2. Be sure all assignments in Part 2, including the Artist Interview Project, are completed before scheduling this exam.
Proctored test to be scheduled and completed before proceeding
Part 3: History and Context
Chapter 3.1: The Prehistoric and Ancient Mediterranean
Video Quizzes, Quiz
Chapter 3.2: Art of the Middle Ages
Video Quiz, Quiz
Chapter 3.3: Art of India, China, Japan, and Southeast Asia
Video Quiz, Quiz
Chapter 3.4: Art of the Americas
Video Quiz, Quiz
Chapter 3.5: Art of Africa and the Pacific Islands
Quiz
Chapter 3.6: Art of Renaissance and Baroque Europe (1400ñ1750)
Video Quizzes, Quiz
Chapter 3.7: Art of Europe and America, 1700ñ1865: Rococo to Realism
Video Quiz, Quiz
Chapter 3.8: The Modern Aesthetic: Manet in 1863 to the American Scene in the 1930s
Video Quizzes, Quiz
Chapter 3.9: Late Modern and Contemporary Art: From Abstract Expressionism in the 1940s to the Present Day
Video Quizzes, Quiz
Exam 3 Covers Part 3. Be sure all assignments in Part 3 are completed before scheduling this exam.
Proctored test to be scheduled and completed before proceeding
Part 4: Themes
Chapter 4.1: Art and Community
Video Quizzes, Quiz
Chapter 4.2: Spirituality and Art
Video Quiz, Quiz
Chapter 4.3: Art and the Cycle of Life
Quiz, Written Assignment
Chapter 4.4: Art and Science
Video Quiz, Quiz
Chapter 4.5: Art and Illusion
Quiz
Chapter 4.6: Art of Political Leaders and Rulers
Video Quiz, Quiz, Written Assignment
Chapter 4.7: Art, War, and Revolution
Video Quiz, Quiz
Chapter 4.8: Art of Social Conscience
Video Quiz, Quiz
Chapter 4.9: The Body in Art
Video Quiz, Quiz
Chapter 4.10: Identity, Race, and Gender in Art
Video Quizzes, Quiz, Written Assignment
Final Project For the final project, you are required to complete one visit to an area museum. Paper

Grading Scale:

93 - 100% = A
85 - 92% = B
75 - 84% = C
70 - 74% = D
Below 69% = F

The grading format is as follows:

Lesson Assignments 50%
Proctored Exams 30%
Research Projects 20%