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Bachelor 2022/2023

Essay

Type: Compulsory course (Contemporary Art)
Area of studies: Fine Art
When: 3 year, 1-4 module
Mode of studies: distance learning
Online hours: 28
Open to: students of one campus
Language: English
ECTS credits: 4
Contact hours: 70

Course Syllabus

Abstract

Ридинг-группа, в рамках которой студенты будут читать ключевые тексты о современном искусстве на языке оригинала, обсуждать их и учиться формулировать свою творческую позицию на международном языке современного искусства — art-english. Первый этап — модернистские тексты об искусстве, манифесты художников 1900-1950-х годов. Второй этап — постмодернистские тексты об искусстве, манифесты художников 1960-1980-х годов. Третий этап — современные тексты об искусстве, кураторские тексты и манифесты художников 1990-2010-х годов. Четвертый этап — изучение текстов об искусстве новейших технологий, об антропологии и социологии современного искусства. Курс читается на английском языке.
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • Developing the skills of writing a text in English within the framework of professional topics.
  • Lele up of students' professional communication in English
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • Students can write a voluminous essay in English and argue their professional positions.
  • Students gain skills in writing a voluminous essay in English within the framework of the subjects studied.
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • Essay-writing (in english) (этап 1)
  • Essay-writing (in english) (этап 2)
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking essay
    For exams without proctoring: The exam in Art and Design School is carried out orally – defence of the project. The exam is conducted on several platforms, depending on the needs of the teacher and students. Possible platforms for the exam in design courses: ZOOM Skype MS Teams Discord It is necessary to connect to the exam 15 minutes before the start. The ability to test the platform is at the discretion of students and teachers and it is not obligatory for the exam. A student’s computer and / or other gadget must satisfy the following requirement - a working microphone. The possibility of demonstrating a screen and a working camera are at the discretion of the student and teacher. The lack of a working camera and the inability to demonstrate the screen is not an obstacle to passing the exam. A teacher participating in the exam or a specialist in the Technical Office can assist the student with demonstrating his screen in consultation with the student and with a presentation on the Student Portfolio website. To participate in the exam, the student is required to upload the project to the Student Portfolio website and organize their presence in the exam to receive feedback on their project. It is highly recommended that when connecting to the view, it is correct to indicate your last name and first name, as well as the group number. During the exam, students are forbidden to interrupt the defender and participate in commenting on not their project. During the exam, students are allowed to independently present their project, respond to comments on their project, help other students show a screen with the project, but only if the project is loaded into the Student Portfolio system. A short-term communication disruption during the exam is considered a communication disruption of less than a minute. Long-term communication disruption during the exam is considered a violation of a minute or more. In case of a long-term communication disruption, the student cannot continue to participate in the exam. The retake procedure is similar to the procedure for defence a project in an exam.
  • non-blocking Attendance
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • 2021/2022 4th module
    0.7 * essay + 0.3 * Attendance
  • 2022/2023 1st module
    0.7 * essay + 0.3 * Attendance
  • 2022/2023 2nd module
    0.7 * essay + 0.3 * Attendance
  • 2022/2023 3rd module
    0.7 * essay + 0.3 * Attendance
  • 2022/2023 4th module
    0.7 * essay + 0.3 * Attendance
Bibliography

Bibliography

Recommended Core Bibliography

  • Cecilia Minden. (2019). Writing an Essay. Ann Arbor: Cherry Lake Publishing. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=2003451
  • Geertz, C. (DE-588)118965182, (DE-576)161077250. (1973). The interpretation of cultures : selected essays / by Clifford Geertz. New York, NY: Basic Books. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edswao&AN=edswao.004027388
  • Janusheva, V. (2017). Choice and Formulation of the Topic in the Five-Paragraph Essay and Quality of the Students’ Written Expression in Rm. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsbas&AN=edsbas.2BC3AF8

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • Murray, N. (2012). Writing Essays in English Language and Linguistics : Principles, Tips and Strategies for Undergraduates. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=438550