Distance Learning

Independent Study Option

Arts Education

The Independent Study Option offers the following courses in Art. Please list the Subject Code, Subject Designation, and the ISO Designation on the application to identify the course(s) required.

Course Name Subject Code Subject Designation ISO Designation
Grade 9 Art (10S) 0274 10S 000
Grade 10 Art (20S) 0274 20S 000

Each listing of a subject name is followed by a unique 10-digit code made up of three parts:

  • Subject code. A 4-digit number that identifies each subject.
  • Subject designation. A 3-character code that identified the grade and level of a course.
  • ISO designation. A 3-digit number that identifies the course version.

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Grade 9 Art (10S) 1 credit (2008)

Course Code 0274 10S 000

Class # 1496

Tutor/Marker: P. Fournier-Jones

Course Preview (Adobe Icon 757 KB)
Due to the nature of this course, assignment submission is by mail only.

2017-2018 Student Course Fees (Adobe Icon 102 KB)

Note:  Students may hold one credit in Grade 9 Art and/or Visual Arts with subject codes 0202, 0116 or 0274.

In this course, students learn about visual communication - using forms and images to express ideas. Learning about and through the visual arts gives students the opportunity to see their world in a new way. Students look at the work of different artists and examine the way they communicate. They learn the language of art, explore a variety of art media and create their own works of art. This course also provides an opportunity for them to find their own unique and personal voice as they explore a wide variety of topics. It is structured as follows:

  • Module 1: Art is...
  • Module 2: Self
  • Module 3: Environment
  • Module 4: Community
  • Module 5: Culture
  • Module 6: Society

Evaluation is based on:

Visual Journal Activities (in each lesson) 50%
Five Production Projects 40%
End of Course Phone Interview 10%
Total 100%

All assignments must be attempted, a minimum mark of 40% is required on all supervised pieces of assessment (midterm and final exam), and an overall final mark of 50% or greater must be obtained in order for the Distance Learning Unit to issue a final mark.

RESOURCES

Provided by DLU (student registrations only)

  • 2 pieces of 1" foam for print making
  • Student resource package

Access Online

  • Audio/Video files are available in Blackboard*
  • Coversheets are available in Blackboard

* If a hard copy is required, please contact the DLU.

Purchase from Manitoba Learning Resource Centre

  • Hobbs, Jack, Richard Salome, and Ken Vieth. The Visual Experience. (Stock # 2832) MLRC

Required/Suggested Resources are found in the Grade 9 Art (10G) Resource Kit List (Adobe Icon 22 KB).

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Grade 10 Art (20S) 1 credit (2008)

Course Code 0274 20S 000

Class # 1497

Tutor/Marker: P. Fournier-Jones

Class Statistics

Course Preview (Adobe Icon 341 KB)
Due to the nature of this course, assignment submission is by mail only.

2017-2018 Student Course Fees (Adobe Icon 102 KB)

Note:  Students may hold one credit in Grade 10 Art and/or Visual Arts with subject codes 0202, 0116 or 0274.

In this course, students learn about visual communication. It is about ideas and expressions, about the tools artists use and the processes they go through in order to create their art. Students will experiment with art materials and techniques as well as problem solve visual challenges. The solution to a visual problem involves written ideas and a visual journal. It is structured as follows:

  • Module 1: Exploring – Discovering Artists’ Tools
  • Module 2: Thinking – Responding to Art
  • Module 3: Communicating – Using the Visual Language
  • Module 4: Connecting – Asking Questions and Finding Ideas

Evaluation is based on:

17 Visual Journal Activities 34%
3 Art Production Activities 42%
Art Portfolio (10 items) 14%
Telephone Interview with Instructor 10%
Total 100%

All assignments must be attempted, a minimum mark of 40% is required on all supervised pieces of assessment (midterm and final exam), and an overall final mark of 50% or greater must be obtained in order for the Distance Learning Unit to issue a final mark.

RESOURCES

Access Online

  • Audio/Video are available in Blackboard*
  • Coversheets are available in Blackboard

* If a hard copy is required, please contact the DLU.

Purchase from Manitoba Learning Resource Centre

  • Hobbs, Jack, Richard Salome, and Ken Vieth. The Visual Experience. (Stock # 2832) MLRC

Required/Suggested Resources are found in the Art Materials List (Adobe Icon 20 KB) and the Household Items List (Adobe Icon 27 KB).

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