2000 WORDSFor the Term Project, you are required to write an Expository Essay, which is a type of essay that requires you to investigate an idea, evaluate evidence, expound on the idea, and create an argument concerning that idea, in a clear and concise manner. The objective of the Term Project assignment is to analyze the major question of the course which is, In what ways can art effect change?This assignment is required and worth up to 400 points of your final course grade. This Essay fulfills the Scholarship In Practice Requirement for this course.In 2,000 words, your essay will focus on ONE environmental topic (chosen from the list provided) and will select TWO eco-artists that create art about that same environmental topic. The artists you choose must be artists working within the environmental topic you chose. You may choose artists featured in this course (from the module materials or course textbook) or one can be an eco-artist you have found in your own research.In the Term Project Essay, you will introduce the environmental topic and then the artists to the reader. Next you will compare the artistic discipline, materials, and strategies of both artists and the ways that these artists are working in similar ways to effectively create change within the environment and/or community.The essay will conclude with a proposed idea for a project that these two artists could collaborate on a project together. Think of it as a “Mash Up”, when you put the two together what would they do? Unlike a traditional research essay you have the opportunity in your conclusion to BE CREATIVE, so do your best to think up a unique project and be very descriptive about the details.NOTE: The collaboration idea you are proposing in the conclusion will be the subject of the your Term Project Power Point. Please review the Term Project PowerPoint directions for further details.>>>>>>>>>>>>>>REQUIRED FORMAT/ OUTLINE FOR YOUR ESSAY:>>>>>>>>>>>>>>FIRST PAGE (Title Page): Please include: Assignment Title, Your Name, Professor’s Name, Class/Section, and Date.PARAGRAPH 1 (Introduction): Introduce the eco-issue and artists you are writing about and write a clear thesis statement.Please do not recognize the assignment in your writing and be sure to write in the present tense and from the objective third person perspective.In the first paragraph, set the stage for the reader with opening statements to introduce the eco-topic.Provide research based facts and statistical data as to why this is an eco-issue that deserves attention. Source/s should be used from the FSU library for the statistical data.Next, you will introduce the artists and their artworks. (You will be extensively introducing them in the following paragraphs, so please be brief.)To end the introduction, you will create a thesis statement that links the artists to the eco-topic. Be sure to describe the title of the artwork for each artist, along with the genre of the artworks and connect the eco topic to these artists work. The thesis statement is usually the last sentences of the introduction paragraph.PARAGRAPH 2 (Body): Introduction + Background Information for Artist #1Provide relevant background information on Artist #1 and describe the type of work they create.Identify a specific artwork by this artist. Include: Title, date and materials used that relates to the eco-topic you have chosen to write about.Describe the visual aspects of a specific artwork in detail. What does the artwork look like? Think about the scale, materials and all of the visual components.Based on research, describe what the artwork is about, making connections with the visual or conceptual elements of the piece and the eco-topic.PARAGRAPH 3 (Body): Introduction + Background Information for Artist #2Provide relevant background information on Artist #2 and describe the type of work they create.Identify a specific artwork by this artist. Include: Title, date and materials used that relates to the eco-topic you have chosen to write about.Describe the visual aspects of a specific artwork in detail. What does the artwork look like? Think about the scale, materials and all of the visual components.Based on research, describe what the artwork is about, making connections with the visual or conceptual elements of the piece and the eco-topic.PARAGRAPH 4 (Body): Compare + Contrast Artist #1 + Artist #2Describe how these two artists and their works are similar and also different.Interprets the artistic approach, discipline, materials, and strategies each artist, when comparing. Research is used a support.PARAGRAPH 5 (Body) Artist Collaboration ProposalDescribe your artist collaboration idea in detail. This paragraph is the place to use a cultural, artistic, or philosophical approach to propose a collaborative project that could indeed affect change. First make an argument for why these two artists should collaborate together on an art project. Next, give specific details on the project to describe it in detail.How will both artists be equally represented in the collaboration?What are new ways the artists can use their talents to create a new and dynamic project together? Think about a new idea instead of re-creating a project they have already done.What the project would look like? (scale and visual characteristics).Include a specific location of the project, not just the city, but the venue and why you have selected this location.What materials will be used? What process will the artists use?Will people interact with the project? If so, how?How would the project impact the community and/or create awareness about the eco-topic?PARAGRAPH 6 (Conclusion) Concluding statements and essay wrap-up.Wrap-up the main points of your essay to the reader.Evaluate how effective the two artists are in the conveying the the eco-topic in the context of their work.Conclude your essay with statements that support your thesis, like why the eco-topic deserves attention and how the artists could inspire change within the environment.LAST PAGE (Bibliography): Please also include a Bibliography page at the end of your Term Project, noting your sources in the proper Chicago Manuel of Style format. Please note that this a regular bibliography, without the annotations. Some sources may be added or changed as you begin writing this assignment from your Annotated bibliography. The citations listed in your bibliography should have a working link to the source. Please be sure you have used all sources in your paper at least once.>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>SOURCES + PERSPECTIVE + ASSIGNMENT SUBMISSION>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>OBJECTIVE THIRD PERSON PERSPECTIVE: Please write your Essay using the objective 3rd person point of view, avoiding the use of I, we, you, and us. The tone should be objective. Please review examples in the Term Project Essay Module.CMS FORMAT FOOTNOTES: Your essay should also be formatted in the Chicago Manual of Style that uses numbered footnotes to identify cited information. Your sources should directly reference your numbered footnotes and make your cited information clear to the reader. Please review the CMS Help Module and/or Appendix C in the syllabus for examples of using CMS citations. Please review the “CMS Help Module” and Appendix C of the syllabus for CMS style tutorials and examples.SOURCES:All 6 sources selected from the Annotated Bibliography portion of your Proposal should be used in your essay. You can always add or change sources if needed, but 6 sources will need to be used. It is important to include reliable and high quality researched information in your Term Project, using scholarly sources. Please note that “Wikipedia” is not considered a reliable source and cannot be used.2 of your 6 sources need to be from journals found through FSU library e.g. J Stor, ebscohost, etc. and/or art publications like Art Forum, Art in America, etc.The remaining 4 sources can be from artist interviews, artist talks, online art publications, magazines, and websites.Please include 1-2 sources for data on the eco-issue and 2 sources for each artist you are writing about: 2 sources for Artist #1 and 2 sources for Artist #2.The course textbook may be used and may count only as ONE source.IMPORTANCE OF PROPERLY CITING SOURCES AND PLAGIARISM: Essays without clearly cited information will receive a grade of zero. If borrowed information is not cited, then it is considered plagiarism, because it is not your own information and you are claiming it as such by not citing it. Please review an excerpt from FSU’s Academic Honor Policy below. The full policy can be viewed on the link. http://fda.fsu.edu/sites/g/files/imported/storage/original/application/0ab8e9de6a98c1377d68de9717988bda.pdf2000 WORDSFor the Term Project, you are required to write an Expository Essay, which is a type of essay that requires you to investigate an idea, evaluate evidence, expound on the idea, and create an argument concerning that idea, in a clear and concise manner. The objective of the Term Project assignment is to analyze the major question of the course which is, In what ways can art effect change?This assignment is required and worth up to 400 points of your final course grade. This Essay fulfills the Scholarship In Practice Requirement for this course.In 2,000 words, your essay will focus on ONE environmental topic (chosen from the list provided) and will select TWO eco-artists that create art about that same environmental topic. The artists you choose must be artists working within the environmental topic you chose. You may choose artists featured in this course (from the module materials or course textbook) or one can be an eco-artist you have found in your own research.In the Term Project Essay, you will introduce the environmental topic and then the artists to the reader. Next you will compare the artistic discipline, materials, and strategies of both artists and the ways that these artists are working in similar ways to effectively create change within the environment and/or community.The essay will conclude with a proposed idea for a project that these two artists could collaborate on a project together. Think of it as a “Mash Up”, when you put the two together what would they do? Unlike a traditional research essay you have the opportunity in your conclusion to BE CREATIVE, so do your best to think up a unique project and be very descriptive about the details.NOTE: The collaboration idea you are proposing in the conclusion will be the subject of the your Term Project Power Point. Please review the Term Project PowerPoint directions for further details.>>>>>>>>>>>>>>REQUIRED FORMAT/ OUTLINE FOR YOUR ESSAY:>>>>>>>>>>>>>>FIRST PAGE (Title Page): Please include: Assignment Title, Your Name, Professor’s Name, Class/Section, and Date.PARAGRAPH 1 (Introduction): Introduce the eco-issue and artists you are writing about and write a clear thesis statement.Please do not recognize the assignment in your writing and be sure to write in the present tense and from the objective third person perspective.In the first paragraph, set the stage for the reader with opening statements to introduce the eco-topic.Provide research based facts and statistical data as to why this is an eco-issue that deserves attention. Source/s should be used from the FSU library for the statistical data.Next, you will introduce the artists and their artworks. (You will be extensively introducing them in the following paragraphs, so please be brief.)To end the introduction, you will create a thesis statement that links the artists to the eco-topic. Be sure to describe the title of the artwork for each artist, along with the genre of the artworks and connect the eco topic to these artists work. The thesis statement is usually the last sentences of the introduction paragraph.PARAGRAPH 2 (Body): Introduction + Background Information for Artist #1Provide relevant background information on Artist #1 and describe the type of work they create.Identify a specific artwork by this artist. Include: Title, date and materials used that relates to the eco-topic you have chosen to write about.Describe the visual aspects of a specific artwork in detail. What does the artwork look like? Think about the scale, materials and all of the visual components.Based on research, describe what the artwork is about, making connections with the visual or conceptual elements of the piece and the eco-topic.PARAGRAPH 3 (Body): Introduction + Background Information for Artist #2Provide relevant background information on Artist #2 and describe the type of work they create.Identify a specific artwork by this artist. Include: Title, date and materials used that relates to the eco-topic you have chosen to write about.Describe the visual aspects of a specific artwork in detail. What does the artwork look like? Think about the scale, materials and all of the visual components.Based on research, describe what the artwork is about, making connections with the visual or conceptual elements of the piece and the eco-topic.PARAGRAPH 4 (Body): Compare + Contrast Artist #1 + Artist #2Describe how these two artists and their works are similar and also different.Interprets the artistic approach, discipline, materials, and strategies each artist, when comparing. Research is used a support.PARAGRAPH 5 (Body) Artist Collaboration ProposalDescribe your artist collaboration idea in detail. This paragraph is the place to use a cultural, artistic, or philosophical approach to propose a collaborative project that could indeed affect change. First make an argument for why these two artists should collaborate together on an art project. Next, give specific details on the project to describe it in detail.How will both artists be equally represented in the collaboration?What are new ways the artists can use their talents to create a new and dynamic project together? Think about a new idea instead of re-creating a project they have already done.What the project would look like? (scale and visual characteristics).Include a specific location of the project, not just the city, but the venue and why you have selected this location.What materials will be used? What process will the artists use?Will people interact with the project? If so, how?How would the project impact the community and/or create awareness about the eco-topic?PARAGRAPH 6 (Conclusion) Concluding statements and essay wrap-up.Wrap-up the main points of your essay to the reader.Evaluate how effective the two artists are in the conveying the the eco-topic in the context of their work.Conclude your essay with statements that support your thesis, like why the eco-topic deserves attention and how the artists could inspire change within the environment.LAST PAGE (Bibliography): Please also include a Bibliography page at the end of your Term Project, noting your sources in the proper Chicago Manuel of Style format. Please note that this a regular bibliography, without the annotations. Some sources may be added or changed as you begin writing this assignment from your Annotated bibliography. The citations listed in your bibliography should have a working link to the source. Please be sure you have used all sources in your paper at least once.>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>SOURCES + PERSPECTIVE + ASSIGNMENT SUBMISSION>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>OBJECTIVE THIRD PERSON PERSPECTIVE: Please write your Essay using the objective 3rd person point of view, avoiding the use of I, we, you, and us. The tone should be objective. Please review examples in the Term Project Essay Module.CMS FORMAT FOOTNOTES: Your essay should also be formatted in the Chicago Manual of Style that uses numbered footnotes to identify cited information. Your sources should directly reference your numbered footnotes and make your cited information clear to the reader. Please review the CMS Help Module and/or Appendix C in the syllabus for examples of using CMS citations. Please review the “CMS Help Module” and Appendix C of the syllabus for CMS style tutorials and examples.SOURCES:All 6 sources selected from the Annotated Bibliography portion of your Proposal should be used in your essay. You can always add or change sources if needed, but 6 sources will need to be used. It is important to include reliable and high quality researched information in your Term Project, using scholarly sources. Please note that “Wikipedia” is not considered a reliable source and cannot be used.2 of your 6 sources need to be from journals found through FSU library e.g. J Stor, ebscohost, etc. and/or art publications like Art Forum, Art in America, etc.The remaining 4 sources can be from artist interviews, artist talks, online art publications, magazines, and websites.Please include 1-2 sources for data on the eco-issue and 2 sources for each artist you are writing about: 2 sources for Artist #1 and 2 sources for Artist #2.The course textbook may be used and may count only as ONE source.IMPORTANCE OF PROPERLY CITING SOURCES AND PLAGIARISM: Essays without clearly cited information will receive a grade of zero. If borrowed information is not cited, then it is considered plagiarism, because it is not your own information and you are claiming it as such by not citing it. Please review an excerpt from FSU’s Academic Honor Policy below. The full policy can be viewed on the link. http://fda.fsu.edu/sites/g/files/imported/storage/original/application/0ab8e9de6a98c1377d68de9717988bda.pdf

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