Getting Started With This Course
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Accessing Your Course
Canvas (by Instructure)
Your course is using Canvas. If you are new to Canvas, please visit the
Canvas Basics course space
to become familiar with Canvas prior to the start of your course. No login is required to
access this space.
You will be able to login to Canvas about two weeks prior to the start of your class.
However, your course becomes available as of 1 AM on the official course
Log in to your Canvas course space at
- Username: Your username is the same for every system at Bucks.
- Password: your Bucks Network password (used to log into any Bucks campus computer or to access any Bucks Library online database from off campus.)
If you do not know your Bucks Username, you can retrieve it by using the Find Your Username Form. Enter your Name, Birthday (mm/dd/yyyy) and either your 7 digit student ID number OR your social security number, then click Submit. Your Bucks username will display on the screen.
Note: Students are uploaded to Canvas several times a day. If you registered late, you won't be
able to access Canvas until the next upload takes place.
Purchasing Your Books and Other Course Materials
While you may purchase your books and other course materials from the provider of your choice (using the
ISBN number available through the course's academic department
where applicable to ensure the correct version), both the campus bookstore
and our online bookstore,
guarantee that they stock the correct version for your course.
Approximately 3 weeks prior to the start of the session you can use the link
below to see the list of books that have been selected by your instructor. If you have
any questions about the course materials listed, please contact your instructor or the academic
this link to see the book list for your course.
Other Information about the Course
This course explores important turning points, transitions, and paradigm shifts that
set the stage for the future:
· Ground-breaking modes of artistic expression, including participatory art;
· Revolutionary methods of discovery and research, including Big Science;
· Reinvention and change within our society, including technology,
globalization, demography and longevity, and energy resources.
Participatory in-class activities, journal writing, online discussions, quizzes, individual
papers, and significant long-term collaborative projects are required in this course.
- Attendance at weekly class meetings is required, as is participation in our Canvas course space.
- Students will need to check in online several times each week, in addition to attending class.
- Written assignments, quizzes, projects, and discussions will be completed in Canvas.
- As in all INTG courses, group work is required and comprises a significant portion of the course grade.
- Students should plan to allow a minimum of 9 hours per week outside of class to complete assignments and accommodate group activities.
- There are three textbooks required for the course: "The Shift" by Lynda Gratton (about $16), "Education For Socially Engaged Art" by Pablo
Helguera (about $10), and "Notes on Participatory Art" by Gustaf Almenberg (Available as an Ebook at www.books.google.com $3.03.