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Understanding Great Art (The Great Courses Series)

ART-908
3 Credits
Online
4.67/5.00
ART-908
3 Credits
Online
4.67/5.00

Creativity is one of the most sought-after skills in the world. For thousands of years, it has been the primary means by which humanity has thrived. This course explores the creative process through artistic examples so you and your students can gain a greater understanding and become successful, creative individuals. Structured in a 24-video lecture series, you will learn how to appreciate the creative process through looking at some of the greatest artistic examples throughout history. This course will not only provide knowledge in appreciating art but it will inspire your own creativity so you can help your students learn to look at and appreciate great art and expand their own creative skills as well.

This course is applicable towards the Art in the Classroom Certificate.

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Dr. Rebecca McMillen

Instructor
I have worked as an art educator, leader and administrator in higher education for almost 20 years. I believe that God is the ultimate artist and He has created us in His image and also given us the gift of creativity. I am passionate about encouraging students to grow their own creative skills and to help teachers implement art and creativity in the classroom. I have taught classes in art history, art appreciation, museum studies, creative innovation, creative leadership, and personal and career development. My current research area is in the field of Creativity and Innovation.