Cumulatively, these individual case studies enrich and complicate our sense of the interplay and exchange of ideas from one culture to another.
First we consider leisure as a philosophical issue: This page describes the module that will start in October and February when we expect it to start for the last time. Reading and studying literaturebuilds on the introductory modules in arts and humanities,The arts past and present AAandVoices, textsandmaterial culture A Why did it become so popular?
You might do this by comparing and contrasting things such as arguments put forward by individual scholars. Show transcript Hide transcript.
A chapter on the musical Diva explores artistic reputation from a different perspective and investigates why some performers become famous. Main body A series of paragraphs written in full sentences that include specific arguments relating to your answer.
What Plato really means by talking of courage as a form of knowledge is precisely that ability to measure the resultant good against the resultant bad in a dispassionate way and to stick to the judgement that you make about how that measurement turns out.
Conclusions A short section to summarise main points and findings.
We use words like courage to applaud people, to praise people. Assessment The assessment details for this module can be found in the facts box above. These short stories are followed by an epic of the exchange of knowledge between cultures: Carolyn Price But is Plato right about that?
How to order your arguments Although you will need to clearly describe the issues related to the essay title e. Future availability The arts past and present starts twice a year — in February and October. Try to focus on the question but avoid repeating what you wrote in the introduction.
Introductions An introduction provides your reader with an overview of what your essay will cover and what you want to say.
Mosaics How can we read an image to tell us more about its ancient maker? In this album a mosaic artist, Catherine Parkinson, visits the splendidly-preserved ancient Roman mosaics at Brading Villa on the Isle of Wight. First of all, he might point out some facts about the way we use words like courage.
The book has two related concerns, outlined in the opening chapters. By the mid-nineteenth century, Calvinistic Methodism had become the most popular religious denomination in Wales and a mainstay of Welsh national identity. You can deal with the issues in a way that seems appropriate to you.
Why is it important to an understanding of the arts? Tuition will take place across a range of media: The module offers a stimulating mix of classic texts and less well-known works from a range of genres, including drama, poetry and prose fiction as well as autobiography and travel-writing.
In all cases, you will be expected to clearly describe what your essay is trying to do and define any essential terms present an argument that is balanced base any conclusions you draw on evidence present evidence using references to the original published work.
Teaching and assessment Support from your tutor You will have a tutor who will help you with the study material and mark and comment on your written work, and whom you can ask for advice and guidance.
Conclusion Your conclusion should sum up how your essay has answered the title. It will contain keywords known as content and process words.
Where tutorials are held depends on the distribution of students taking each module. The book begins with linked chapters on the art of Benin — these are extraordinary sculptures from West Africa, which were taken by Britain and other European countries in the late nineteenth century.
Tradition and Dissent Tradition is a widely used word, particularly in academic contexts, but what do we mean by it? The book continues by examining the philosophical tension between liberal ideas of inclusivity and the pressure for exemptions for minorities in contemporary society. Draw your conclusions cautiously: To what extent can objects and texts be translated from one culture to another?Essays.
Many assignments need to be written in the form of an essay. The structure of essay-style assignments is very open but generally includes an introduction, a main body and a conclusion. Aa Tma Option 2 The Burial at Thebes What is the main contribution made by the Chorus in The Burial at Thebes?
Answer with specific references to the text of the play. A chorus is a common element to Greek tragedy’s and in ancient theatre consisted of a group of people who provide a number of different contributions to a play, providing a historical perspective, acting as counsellors.
Sep 09, · Free learning from The Open University billsimas.com A brief introduction to the OU course, 'The Arts Past & Present' (AA). For. Y Ema. a renovation project, and have used and aim to use key management ideas to help with the implementation of it.
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and Bridge K. () Understanding management, Milton Keynes, The Open University. EMA Task 2 1. Writing skills is the area which I feel has improved most during this module. Plato on tradition and belief. AA_2. Print page. Take your learning further. The Open University has nearly 50 years’ experience delivering flexible learning andstudents are studying with us right now.
Take a look at all Open University courses. In the audio track, Open University classicist Jessica Hughes explores some of the issues surrounding interpretation of these mosaics' meanings. This material forms part of The Open University Course AA The arts and past and present.Download