Introduction and Description

This course focuses on the cultural dimension and how it influences the artistic and human expression in the areas of art and design. Emphasis is placed on cross cultural exchanges, complexity, and communication.

Through classroom discussion and artists`presentations (from selected regions in the world), students will develop a deeper understanding and appreciation of art and culture diversity, dimension, and integration.

This course will provide some training on how to use the World Wide Web as a mean of communication and design.

Mode of instruction will vary to utilize a variety of interactive media such as WWW and videoconferencing, readings, lectures, and multi-media presentations, including music, drama, film, and slides.

Homework, class announcements, feedback, and general assignments will be available on the World Wide Web.

Final work will consists of 10 page-position-report, oral presentation, and a final project.