Fall 2024

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Listed in: Architectural Studies, as ARCH-490


Independent reading course.

Fall and spring semesters. The Department.

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Students who enroll in this course will likely encounter and be expected to engage in the following intellectual skills, modes of learning, and assessment: Intellectual skills and modes of learning: -Student achieves the skill of close looking to gain visual understanding; -considers how art and its culture are intertwined; -develops critical skills to analyze points of view from a historical period other than their own; learns research skills in-depth; -develops an original idea in the final paper. Assessment based on: -discussion -written drafts -final project in scaffolded form, guided by regular meetings with professor

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Other years: Offered in Fall 2022, Spring 2023, Fall 2023, Fall 2024, Spring 2025