Is that they encourage us to consider a number of ‘big ideas.’ What is culture? How do we go about studying it? What Is the relationship between cultural artifacts and the culture in which they are created? What Is the relationship between artists and the creators of ‘cultural artifacts’ and the things they create? How Is human meaning generated through cultural creations? We humans seem driven to express and create in our search to understand and be understood.
You will complete two related projects in this course that will be turned in separately. In Project I, you will choose an artifact of human creative expression and respond to a series of questions about it to complete an artifact chart. In Project 1, you vial use the insights gained from completing Project Ito answer a series of short-answer responses about human expression.
For project I, you will choose an artifact of human creative expression from the world around you. This artifact can take any form and can be from any physical modality (visual, aural, tactile, etc.). The key is that you choose a form of expression you might experience any day that intrigues you and makes you want to know more about h. Once you have chosen your artifact, you will respond to the elements below on the provided artifact chart, culminating In questions about the artifact and what it might represent. You will use the insights you gain here when completing PfOjell 2.
Oren 1 will &MSS the following course outcomes, which you focus on throughout Themes 1 and 2:
• Develop questiom about fundamental aspects of human culture that inform personal assumptions, beliefs, and values using evidence from cultural artifacts and systems • Determine fundamental approaches to studying the humanities in addressing questions about how cultural artifacts and the culture they are created in have Influenced each other
Prompt :hoose an artifact from the world around you that you could encounter any day. Use the provided artifact chart to think deeply about the artifact and Its epresentation of human creative expression. Your responses should be recorded on the artifact dart.
Specifically, the following critical elements must be addressed: