Year 12 Art History

12ARH
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: A. Zimmerman

Content
Art History students will develop an understanding of the formal elements of artworks and the context within which they were produced. Students develop unique perspectives on Traditional and Contemporary Art and the meanings these communicate about the past and present.

This course will develop students’ knowledge of art, enhance their research skills and give them the ability to analyse and communicate a range of responses. Students learn by debating, blogging, curating, art making, and formal writing.

These skills will enhance the students’ learning through to NCEA Level 3 Art History. Students will develop an understanding of how to view artworks in context and work collaboratively within an art environment. 


Skills Learnt:
Introduction to understanding and communicating ideas found in artworks.

Understanding artists' artworks in context.

Personal response to artworks.

Debate and analysis skills

Developed art terminology




Pathway

Year 13 Art History

Contributions and Equipment

A4 Spiral Bound Visual Diary


Recommended Prior Learning

NCEA Level 1 Literacy credits 


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91183 v2 Art History 2.4 - Examine how media are used to create effects in art works
2
I
4
Y
A.S. 91184 v2 Art History 2.5 - Communicate understanding of an art history topic
2
I
4
Y
4r
A.S. 91185 v2 Art History 2.6 - Communicate a considered personal response to art works
2
I
4
Y
A.S. 91186 v2 Art History 2.7 - Demonstrate understanding of art works in relation to their physical environments
2
I
4
Y
A.S. 91325 v2 Visual Arts 2.5 - Produce a resolved work that demonstrates control of skills appropriate to cultural conventions
2
I
4
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 20 credits.

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