ART HISTORY 31S – Semester

ARH31S
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 from 1960‘s through to the present time. 

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In this course:

  • Students produce 2 transactional writing submissions in the semester (i.e. not essays as such). There is help for those who struggle with writing.
  • In class students watch videos, discuss art and culture, read articles and research from both visual and written texts to support our own opinions. 
  • Our main topics in the first semester focus on: What is Art? - What are Originality & Authenticity? - How do specific Media and Processes impact on the style and meaning of artworks? 
  • In the second semester we focus on questions around: The relationship between Theory and Art - The different Values placed on Art or the Impact of Media and Processes on Art 

Standards in this course count towards University Entrance Literacy.



Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$24.00 (includes access to group resources such as art books, art magazines).


Recommended Prior Learning

Open entry but English language skills are essential. Level 2 Art History is an advantage.


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91488 v2 Art History 3.7 - Examine the relationship(s) between a theory and art works
3
I
4
Y
4r *
A.S. 91487 v1 Art History 3.6 - Examine the different values placed on art works
3
I
4
Y
4r *
A.S. 91485 v2 Art History 3.4 - Examine the impact of media and processes on art works
3
I
4
Y
4r *
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 12

* Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Total Credits Available: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.

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