dr. A. Wah
B.A. First-year: History and Theory of Arts and Media - Seminars. This course provides an overview of developments in the arts, mostly in Western culture. Part A covers arts and media from the Paleolithic era to the Renaissance. Part B starts with the Renaissance and concludes with the present era. The aim of the seminars is to expand on the lectures by working on assignments and by discussing the reading material.
B.A. First-year: Arts and Cognition. This course offers an introduction into the cognitive thinking on art and an overview into the different perspectives on the study of art within the cognitive sciences. It focuses on the principles of evolutionary thinking about culture and art, and on basic forms of cognition such as memory, perception, imagination, language, and consciousness.
B.A. First-year: Lecturer-Tutor / Mentor. During group and individual meetings, the tutor helps students develop study skills and an academic study attitude by paying attention to effective study behavior. The tutor also refers students on to other sources of support within the academic community: Study-Advisor, Student-Mentor, Student-Association, Information Services, and The Centre for Study Support and Academic Skills.
B.A. Third-year: Art and Cognition - Minor Culture and Cognition. This module is part of the Minor in Culture and Cognition and offers an introduction into the cognitive perspective on art. The course focuses on the evolution of cognitive processes which underlie the artistic experience, on the development of this human capacity, and on its possible functions.
B.A. Third-year: Research Tutor - Honours College. In this tutorial, students become familiar with performing research tasks by working on conducting research for an academic publication by the supervisor. The tasks can include conducting literature research, collecting, processing, interpreting data, and/or conducting bibliographical and editorial tasks for the publication.
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