Undergraduate Course: How Art Work - Credit Plus (HIAR07005)
|School||Edinburgh College of Art
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 7 (Year 1 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||This course will provide an introduction to the academic discipline of art history and the skills needed to interpret visual culture and produce work for assessments. It will be a primer for people interested in other history of art classes or students of other disciplines such as History or Literature, and provide a good grounding in Humanities scholarship for Credit for Entry students.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- ¿ Objectively analyse material, form and content in works of art produced in western Europe between 650 BCE and the present
- ¿ Understand, analyse and interpret secondary material both in terms of content, and just as importantly, methodology
- ¿ Present arguments and visual analysis in coherent, well balanced well structured and well presented form
Fernie, E. (1995) Art History and its Methods, London, Phaidon.
Honour, H. and J. Fleming (1995) A World History of Art. 4th ed. London: Laurence King.
Gombrich, E. H. (2000) The Story of Art. 4th ed. London: Phaidon.
Metropolitan Museum of Art (2000) Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History. [Online]. Available at: http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/splash.htm [Accessed: 2 February 2009].
Delahunt, M. (1996) Artlex Art Dictionary. [Online]. Available at: http://www.artlex.com/ [Accessed: 2 February 2009].
Tate. The Tate Glossary. [Online]. Available at: http://www.tate.org.uk/collections/glossary/ [Accessed: 2 February 2009].
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
¿ Analyzing and engage critically with a wide range of visual material
¿ Comparing and contrasting art works
¿ Compiling and combining data for interpretation
¿ Assimilating new knowledge
¿ Reading independently
¿ Discussing within a group
¿ Expressing ideas and thoughts
¿ Listening actively
¿ Taking part in a seminar course
|Course organiser||Miss Loura Brooks
Tel: (0131 6)51 3200
|Course secretary||Mrs Diane Mcmillan
Tel: (0131 6)50 6912