Course: Visual Culture Theory

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Course title Visual Culture Theory
Course code KVV/KMTKQ
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 1
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Horáček Martin, doc. PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Theory of art, aesthetics. 2. Cultural institutions (museums, galleries, monument preservation). 3. Elements of creative terminology. 4. Styles and directions of visual art. 5. Development of visual arts in Bohemia and Moravia.

Learning activities and teaching methods
  • Attendace - 3 hours per semester
  • Preparation for the Course Credit - 17 hours per semester
  • Homework for Teaching - 10 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Overview of the history of Czech visual arts in the context of European art. Determination of the study course, periodization, style characteristics, cross-disciplinary relations
Overview of the history of visual arts in the Czech lands in the context of European art.
Knowledge of art on the secondary school level.

Assessment methods and criteria
Seminar Work

Seminar work Monument in the student's region - at least 40 original numbered colour digital high-definition photographs (size of one photo about 1MG, documentation of exterior, interior and object mobiliary art) + original supporting text in Word: extent of approx. 3 standard pages (30 lines per page, 60 keystrokes per line), descriptions to photographs arranged by numbers (slogans or sentences), taking a portrait of the history and object art mobiliary; list of the used literature to be enclosed in conclusion. The seminar work shall be delivered one month before the semester end. Its quality fulfilment is a prerequisite for granting the assessment.
Recommended literature
  • HOROVÁ, Anděla, ed. (1995). Nová encyklopedie českého výtvarného umění I-II. Praha.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Education Teaching kindergarten (CA16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer