Art Influences Culture

For this assessment task, you will be required to outline how the study of Humanities enables us to learn more about how traditions and ideas influence culture. In modern times, the Humanities has come to encompass a large variety of topics, all of which reference back to culture in various aspects. The study of the Humanities is essentially a study of what makes us human. While broad in scope, its focus on critical thinking, analyzing, and the ability to reflect on one’s place in the larger narrative of humankind.

Please watch the video below (00:00 – 02:33) as a refresher on this deliverable’s content. The video will not tell you everything you need to know to pass this test-out, but it should serve as a refresher.

https://rasmussen.kanopy.com/video/humanities-approach-living-modern-world

Competency

Identify key traditions and ideas influencing our culture.

Instructions

In a written response of one to three pages, explain in detail what the Humanities are and how they influence culture? 

Grading Rubric

0 – Not Submitted

1 – No pass

2 – Competence

3 – Proficiency

4 – Mastery

Defines Humanities

Not Submitted- 0 points

Does not define what the Humanities are.- 1 point

Defines what the Humanities are, but more explanation is needed. – 2 points

Defines what the Humanities are.- 3 points

Defines what the Humanities are in detail.- 4 points

Areas of Study

Not Submitted-0 points

Includes few of the subjects the Humanities covers.- 1 point

Includes most of the subjects the Humanities covers. – 2 points

Includes all the subjects the Humanities covers and lists some examples.- 3 points

Includes all the subjects the Humanities covers and lists many examples of each. – 4 points

Why Study Humanities?

Not Submitted- 0 points

Does not explain why it is important for people to study the Humanities.-1 point

States that it is important to study Humanities, but explanation is needed.-2 points

Explains why it is important for people to study the Humanities.- 3 points

Explains in detail why it is important to study Humanities. – 4 points

How
Art Influences Culture

Not Submitted- 0 points

Does not explain how art influences culture. -1 point

Explains how art influences culture, but needs more explanation and detail.-2 points

Explains in detail how art influences culture and provides some specific examples.-3 points

Explains in detail how art influences culture and provides many specific examples.-4 points

How
Culture Influences Art

Not Submitted-0 points

Does not explain how culture influences art.-1 point

Explains how culture influences art, but needs more explanation and detail.-2 points

Explains in detail how culture influences art and provides some specific examples. -3 points

Explains in detail how culture influences art and provides many specific examples.-4 points