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Approx. 8 hours to complete

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Module 1: Introduction to Art & Ideas: Teaching with Themes

1 hour to complete
2 videos (Total 4 min), 4 readings
2 videos
1.3 Introduction to Teaching with Themes2m
4 readings
1.1 Introduction to Art & Ideas: Teaching With Themes10m
1.4 Required Readings & Additional Resources10m
Tell Us About You10m
Resources: MoMA podcasts, art vocabulary, Magazine, and YouTube channel10m
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

Module 2: Places & Spaces

1 hour to complete
11 videos (Total 24 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
11 videos
2.3 Teaching with Themes: Places & Spaces2m
2.5 Vincent van Gogh. The Starry Night. 18892m
2.6 Piet Mondrian. Broadway Boogie Woogie. 1942–431m
2.7 Gordon Matta-Clark. Bingo. 19741m
2.8 Andrew Wyeth. Christina's World. 19481m
2.9 Salvador Dalí. The Persistence of Memory. 19311m
2.10 Claude Monet. Water Lilies. 1914–261m
2.11 Rachel Whiteread. Water Tower. 19982m
2.12 Edward Hopper. House By the Railroad. 19251m
2.13 Louis I. Kahn. Sher-e-Bangla Nagar, Capital of Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh (Study for National Assembly Building). 1962–832m
3 readings
2.1 Introduction to Places & Spaces10m
2.4 Slideshow10m
2.14 Required Readings & Additional Resources10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz20m
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Module 3: Art & Identity

1 hour to complete
8 videos (Total 20 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
8 videos
3.3 Teaching with Themes: Art & Identity3m
3.5 Frida Kahlo. Self-Portait with Cropped Hair. 19402m
3.6 Andy Warhol. Gold Marilyn Monroe. 19621m
3.7 Pablo Picasso. Girl Before a Mirror. 19322m
3.8 Marc Chagall. I and the Village. 19112m
3.9 Henri Matisse. The Red Studio. 19112m
3.10 Rineke Dijkstra. Almerisa series. 1994–20081m
4 readings
3.1 Introduction to Art & Identity10m
3.4 Slideshow10m
3.11 Required Readings & Additional Resources10m
Mid-course survey5m
1 practice exercise
Quiz20m
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Module 4: Transforming Everyday Objects

1 hour to complete
10 videos (Total 22 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
10 videos
4.3 Teaching With Themes: Transforming Everyday Objects2m
4.5 Marcel Duchamp. Bicycle Wheel. 19132m
4.5 Robert Rauschenberg. Bed. 19551m
4.6 Meret Oppenheim. Object. 19362m
4.7 Décolletage Plastique Design Team. Bic Cristal® Ballpoint pen. 19502m
4.8 Louise Nevelson. Sky Cathedral. 19581m
4.9 Mike Kelley. Untitled. 19902m
4.10 Jessica Rosenkrantz, Jesse Louis-Rosenberg. Kinematics Dress. 20131m
4.11 Doris Salcedo. Atrabilious. 1992–931m
3 readings
4.1 Introduction to Transforming Everyday Objects10m
4.4 Slideshow10m
4.12 Required Readings & Additional Resources10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz20m

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