Regional Credit Courses

Fall 2015 and Spring 2016


Online Courses

ARTH 282: Introduction to World Art Online - Fall 2015 and Spring 2016
Instructor: Isabelle Sabau
Fall: Begins August 24 and ends December 12
Spring: Begins January 19 and ends May 13

Explore the history of visual arts using the latest technological means of online interaction.  Using modules, the course analyzes the processes, creativity, and civilizations that have enabled artists to produce visual expressions over the centuries.  Students are expected to allow 8-10 hours per week for classwork and online interaction.

Required textbook: PREBLES’ ARTFORMS by Patrick Frank, 11th edition, Pearson Education Inc, Prentice Hall, 2011

ARTH 292: Art and Design Since 1900 Online - Fall 2015 and Spring 2016
Instructor: Isabelle Sabau
Fall: Begins August 24 and ends December 12
Spring: Begins January 19 and ends May 13

Explore the history of visual arts and design from 1900 to the present day using the latest technological means of online interaction.  Using modules, the course analyzes the processes, creativity, and civilizations that have enabled artists to produce visual expressions over the centuries.  Students are expected to allow 8-10 hours per week for classwork and online interaction.  

Required textbook: HISTORY OF MODERN ART by Arnason & Mansfield, 7th edition, Pearson Education Inc, Prentice Hall, 2013

ARTE 543: Technology in Art and Design Education - Spring 2016
Instructor: Steve Ciampaglia
Spring: Begins January 19 and ends May 13

This course is designed to help in-service teachers, pre-service teachers, and teaching assistants bridge the gulf between old and new by highlighting the connections between emerging technologies, contemporary art practices, and classroom art instruction. We will examine ways that contemporary artists integrate emerging technologies in their art practices, and see how this integration can be adapted for use in K-12 art classroom and aligns with Common Core Standards.


At NIU Hoffman Estates

Drawing and Painting Studio Critique - Spring 2016
ART490, ART690, ARTS620, ARTS623, ARTS720, ARTS723
Instructor: Billie Giese
Spring: Begins January 19 and ends May 13
Tuesdays, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Advanced Critique Studio coursework. Independent art practice established in discussion and consultation of instructor. May be repeated to a maximum of 36 semester hours. Students may enroll in two separate sections concurrently. PRQ: Acceptance into M.F.A. degree program or consent of school. See examples of Professor Giese's work.

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