ART HISTORY 21S – Semester
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
Recommended Prior Learning
Entry is open but English language skills are essential.
Total Credits Available: 16 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines