Cultural Aesthetic Understanding
Cultural Aesthetic Understanding focuses on concepts and theories involved in intercultural, interdisciplinary study of artistic influence and expression.
Learners examine interactions among an assortment of modes of creative expression, role of style in daily life, performative representation of cultural identity and difference, and interaction of diverse artistic traditions.
max. 8 weeks
Estimated time per week
Archivists, Art historians, Conservators, Curators
What will I learn?
Describe the origins, varieties, and meanings of the expressions and artifacts of human experience
Identify the modes of symbolic expression and aesthetic and/or literary conventions used in these expressions and artifacts
Reflect on one’s own and other cultures and interpret or reinterpret artistic works through the development of skills of analysis and criticism
Explain the cultural, intellectual, and historical contexts of expressions and artifact
Develop arguments, ideas, and opinions in written and/or oral form about forms of human expression, grounded in rational analysis with an understanding of and respect for the historical context of expressions and artifacts
How will I learn?
What support will I receive?
When you have a dedicated team on your side, you'll never be alone studying at Nexford. Hailing from many different countries and with online education expertise, our faculty provides you world-class support. Ask them questions during one-to-one office hours or live chat, email them any time, and get individual feedback on your assessments.
While you’re learning, you’ll also have full access to the Nexford online library, which includes access to millions of full-text articles, industry reports and key sources such as the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times and The Economist.
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