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The Winchester Guide to Keywords and Concepts for International Students in Art, Media and Design

Book Description

This welcome new resource for international students in art, design, and media provides clear explanations of the terminology they must master in order to fulfill their academic potential and enrich their professional careers.

  • Offers a much-requested new resource that fills a gap in the academic market

  • Tailored specifically to the needs of international students in art, design, and media

  • Color-coded key words and phrases for quick reference

  • Includes sections on study skills, academic expectations in Western institutions, methodologies, and important theorists

  • An ideal handbook for curators and gallery staff everywhere for whom English is a non-native language

  • Table of Contents

    1. COVER
    2. TITLE PAGE
    3. COPYRIGHT PAGE
    4. DEDICATION
    5. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
    6. PREFACE
    7. SECTION I: KEY WORDS AND PHRASES IN ART, DESIGN AND MEDIA
      1. PART A: GLOSSARY
        1. A
        2. B
        3. C
        4. D
        5. E
        6. F
        7. G
        8. H
        9. I
        10. J
        11. K
        12. L
        13. M
        14. N
        15. O
        16. P
        17. Q
        18. R
        19. S
        20. T
        21. U
        22. V
        23. W
        24. Y
        25. Z
      2. PART B: USEFUL EDUCATIONAL TERMS
      3. PART C: VERB LIST
        1. MAKING BEHAVIOUR
        2. CREATIVE BEHAVIOUR
        3. COMPLEX, LOGICAL AND JUDGEMENTAL BEHAVIOUR
        4. STUDY BEHAVIOUR
    8. SECTION II: ILLUSTRATED ART OBJECTS
    9. SECTION III: STUDY SKILLS
      1. PART A : DEFINING PRINCIPLES
        1. THE WESTERN EDUCATIONAL STYLE
        2. CONVERGENT AND DIVERGENT THINKING
      2. PART B: STUDY SKILLS IN ART, MEDIA AND DESIGN
        1. WHAT ARE BA HONOURS, MA AND PhD DEGREES?
        2. WHAT IS PRACTICE-BASED POSTGRADUATE RESEARCH?
        3. LEARNING GOALS IN ART, MEDIA AND DESIGN COURSES
        4. LEARNING OUTCOMES
    10. SECTION IV: METHODOLOGIES AND CULTURAL CONTEXT
      1. PART A: SOME HISTORICAL BACKGROUND
      2. PART B : THINKING ABOUT WORLD-VIEWS
        1. CREATING YOUR OWN WORLD-VIEW
      3. PART C : METHODOLOGICAL APPROACHES IN ART, MEDIA AND DESIGN
        1. HISTORICAL BACKGROUND
        2. MODERNISM
        3. POSTMODERNISM
    11. SECTION V: AN INTRODUCTION TO KEY THINKERS AND CONCEPTS IN ART, MEDIA AND DESIGN
      1. PART A: BACKGROUND
        1. 1. Sociology
        2. 2. Psychology
        3. 3. Phenomenology
        4. 4. Philosophy of language
        5. 5. Marxism
        6. 6. Vitalism
      2. PART B: CONTEMPORARY THINKERS AND CONCEPTS
        1. 1. Structuralism
        2. 2. Hermeneutics
        3. 3. Pragmatism
        4. 4. Poststructuralism
        5. 5. Post-Marxism
        6. 6. Gender studies
        7. 7. Postcolonial theory
        8. 8. Postmodern vitalist theory
        9. 9. Technology, media and postmodernity
        10. 10. Posthumanism and cyberculture
    12. SECTION VI: OTHER USEFUL INFORMATION
      1. PART A: GRAPHICS
        1. GALLERIES AND MUSEUMS
        2. ARTISTS’ MATERIALS, BOOK AND COMPUTER SHOPS
        3. ART AND DESIGN AWARDS
        4. MAGAZINES, WEBSITES AND BLOGS
        5. DESIGNERS AND AGENCIES
      2. PART B: FINE ART
        1. ART SHOPS AND BOOKSHOPS IN LONDON
        2. ART AND DESIGN AWARDS
        3. MAGAZINES, WEBSITES AND BLOGS
        4. STUDIOS
        5. ARTISTS
    13. SECTION VII: SUGGESTED GENERAL READING
      1. GENERAL SURVEYS
      2. KEY TEXTS
      3. MODERN ART
      4. CONTEMPORARY ART
      5. NEW MEDIA
      6. GLOBAL ART
      7. DESIGN
    14. INDEX
    15. END USER LICENSE AGREEMENT