GOOGLE ARTS AND CULTURE
Google Art and Culture is an amazing, eclectic collection of cultural information about art. This is your chance to explore. Choose something that piques your interest — something that you want to know more about. You may write about a painting, a video, a person, a cultural movement, or an event. The goal of this assignments is for you to learn and share your knowledge with classmates.
These assignments are due by Saturday night at 11:59 p.m. in weeks 1, 2 and 3.
Art and Cultural Blogs will be graded based on the depth of the effort given by the student to address each of the sections and points above, grammar and clarity, use of sources with citation, etc.
Blogs should be 500 words or more to satisfy the minimum length required to pass. (Citations are not counted as part of the length required.) Student comments responding to others’ blogs should be at least 100 words, and really discuss the topic.
Your blog post must use the following format and address each prompt:
Identify the source of information at Google Arts and Culture. Provide as much information as you can about what you are reviewing.
Include a link to the item.
Provide an overview of the key issue(s) presented and identify the three most important points in the online exhibit.
Insert images into your discussion to illustrate the topic of the story.
Explain your motivation as an author; why did you decide on this topic?
Connect the blog to our class material
Explain why your item is valuable for helping us to understanding art and cultural life in a global environment.
How does your blog relate to what you are learning about intercultural thinking and creativity issues in class?
How does Google Art and Culture influence understanding about art, culture, artists, or the way people understand art. (Note: the answer to this will differ based on what you are looking at.
Describe how your exhibit integrates and understanding of the interconnections between culture, art, politics, the economy, and the social environment.
CORSE BOOK: (EITHER ONE OF THESE 2 OR THE ATTACHED FILE MUST BE USED AS A REFERENCE)
Benton, J.R. & Robert J. DiYanni. 2012. Arts and Culture: An Introduction to the Humanities, Combined Volume, fourth edition. New York, Pearson.