This course requires 2 options.
ART HISTORIES 31F – Full Year
Teacher in Charge: Mr M. Soltero
In Level 3 Art Histories students learn to draw together information from a wide range of research and present their ideas, views and opinions as a coherent whole. These skills are transferable to a variety of real world settings and can help students gain literacy and/or improve their literacy skills.
This is an English rich subject exploring modern and contemporary art and culture, examining major artists and ideas in New Zealand and internationally from 1960's through to the present time.
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In this course:
• Students produce 4 written submissions during the year 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 opinions.
• Main units: What is Art & What is its Value? - The Effect or Impact of Media and Processes on Art - Theory & Personal Responses to Artworks - Art in Context.
• UE Literacy credits are available in both Reading and Writing.
Related Arts fields (e.g. Museum or Gallery management), Tertiary Art History & Art Theory courses which complement degrees in the Humanities, Journalism, Marketing, Tourism, Law and Psychology, Philosophy. Art History at University is consistently regarded as a very popular subject.
If a student achieves 14 Level 3 credits in this course it will be counted as an approved subject for University Entrance. All standards in this course contribute to University Entrance Literacy.
Recommended Prior Learning
Entry is open but English language skills are essential. Level 2 Art History is an advantage.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 16 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 16
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.