ARH21S

ART HISTORY 21S – Semester

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr M. Soltero

Art History is an English rich subject exploring modern and contemporary art and culture, examining the major art periods and ideas from 1960's through to the present time. 

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In this course:

• Students produce 2 written submissions during the semester in the form of transactional writing (i.e. these are not essays as such). Help is available for those who struggle with writing. 

• In class students watch videos, discuss art and culture, read articles and research using both visual and written texts to support opinion.

• Units in the first semester: Originality in Art, The Effects of Media in Art. 

NB: Students in the first semester who wish to sit the external exam can opt in if they would like to attempt to gain UE Literacy credits.

• Units in the second semester: Personal Responses to Art, Art in Context.

Assessment: Students will select from the standards listed below, normally attempted a total of 8 credits during a semester.

Future Possibilities - Art History Level 3, Philosophy


Art

Pathway

Recommended Prior Learning

Entry is open but English language skills are essential.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 16 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91182 v2
NZQA Info
Art History 2.3 - Examine the influence of context(s) on art works

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4w
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91183 v2
NZQA Info
Art History 2.4 - Examine how media are used to create effects in art works
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91184 v2
NZQA Info
Art History 2.5 - Communicate understanding of an art history topic
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91185 v2
NZQA Info
Art History 2.6 - Communicate a considered personal response to art works
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 16
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 16
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 8
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0