Duckweb Information System
Go to Main Content
 

HELP | EXIT

Winter 2014

 

Transparent Image
Arts & Administration (AAD)
251-E Lawrence, 541-346-3639
School of Architecture & Allied Arts
Course Data
  AAD 250   Art & Human Values >1 >IP 4.00 cr.
Addresses fundamental aesthetic theory and practice questions resulting from viewing art as a powerful communicator of social and cultural values. Values, rights, and responsibilities of the contemporary visual environment. Blandy.
Grading Options: Graded for Majors; Optional for all other students
Instructor: Redaelli EE-mail Office:   214 Lawrence Hall
Phone:   (541) 346-2298
 
  CRN Avail Max Time Day Location Instructor Notes
  21409 12 80 0800-0950 mw 229 MCK Redaelli E  

Final Exam:

1015-1215 r 3/20 229 MCK
Academic Deadlines
Deadline     Last day to:
January 5:   Process a complete drop (100% refund, no W recorded)
January 12:   Drop this course (100% refund, no W recorded)
January 12:   Process a complete drop (90% refund, no W recorded)
January 13:   Drop this course (75% refund, no W recorded; after this date, W's are recorded)
January 13:   Process a complete drop (75% refund, no W recorded; after this date, W's are recorded)
January 15:   Add this course
January 15:   Last day to change to or from audit
January 19:   Withdraw from this course (75% refund, W recorded)
January 26:   Withdraw from this course (50% refund, W recorded)
February 2:   Withdraw from this course (25% refund, W recorded)
February 23:   Withdraw from this course (0% refund, W recorded)
February 23:   Change grading option for this course
Caution You can't drop your last class using the "Add/Drop" menu in DuckWeb. Go to the “Completely Withdraw from Term/University” link to begin the complete withdrawal process. If you need assistance with a complete drop or a complete withdrawal, please contact the Office of Academic Advising, 364 Oregon Hall, 541-346-3211 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday). If you are attempting to completely withdraw after business hours, and have difficulty, please contact the Office of Academic Advising the next business day.

Expanded Course Description
This course will address fundamental, theoretical, and practical questions that result from a view of art as a powerful social and cultural force. Participants, by addressing these questions, will examine their and others' aesthetic values as a means of understanding art and advancing multicultural and cross-cultural understanding. Emphasis will be placed upon individual interpretation and experience in local, national and international settings.

It is anticipated that participants in this course will:

1. Consider the arts within cultural, historical, and philosophical contexts.

2. Examine political, geographical, and economic influences that shape the ways that we perceive and define the arts.

3. Investigate the influence of the arts on shaping human values, and of human values in shaping the context, form, and practice of the various arts forms.

4. Examine definitions of art and aesthetics in order to understand the historical and social underpinnings of the relative value placed on various forms of art making.

In each section, students have opportunities to participate in aesthetic critique as well as in arts creation. Students are encouraged to bring their own perspective and experience to the examination of different art forms. Classes place a high value on participation, as individuals and within groups.

New Search

1

2

3

4

5

6

Hour Minute am/pm
Hour Minute am/pm
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Transparent Image
Skip to top of page
Release: 1.0