Art appreciation: architecture 1900 onwards

Online West

Who is this course for?

This course may suit you if you have an interest in art history, architecture and cultural studies.

It is a short interactive online live course aimed at building your understanding and knowledge of architecture, history and cultural studies. It includes practical elements of self-directed study and an opportunity to have live discussions with your tutor and others on the course.

Course content

You will be exploring some of the major architectural movements from 1900 to the present day, identifying key architects and works, as well as looking at different genres and disciplines within the subject. You will be encouraged to develop your skills in looking at, analysing and critiquing works, and do self-directed research and analysis tasks looking at the recognition of architects, the cultural context of and responses to their work and the movements and times they were part of.

There will be the opportunity to explore your own ideas and follow set tasks.

Support and feedback

This course is not assessed.

Will I have to do anything outside of the session?

You will need a laptop / PC / phone / tablet with a camera and microphone/headphones and a good internet connection.

Some knowledge of using a computer for online research would be useful.

Additional information and resources

How will I learn?

You will be working with your tutor in a virtual learning environment using an online video platform called Zoom. You will be accompanied in your virtual class, with other learners. Your tutor will give practical demonstrations, have discussions, set tasks, give feedback and will support you throughout the course.

Your tutor will have discussions, set tasks, give feedback and will support you throughout the course with discussions and feedback on your progress where appropriate. You will work with your tutor on your personal goals within the structure the course.

What I need – additional information You will need a pen, pencil, paper or notebook.

Your tutor will recommend some books but there is no obligation or necessity to have these.

What can I do next?

You may like to enrol on another course with Learn Devon.

You may like to join an online group or one that meets locally to you.

Your tutor will suggest ideas on what you can practice and how to build on what you have learnt. They will signpost you to other opportunities to support your learning.

Start date10 March 2022
End date07 April 2022
Start time18:30
End time20:30
Concessions not available