Art: A Brief History (5th Edition)
by Marilyn Stokstad
Edition: 5 - 2011
The most student-friendly, contextual, and inclusive art history survey text on the market.
For single term courses in Art History or Art Appreciation taught from a historical perspective with coverage of non-Western material.
Art: A Brief History provides a combination of formal analysis and contextual art history designed to engage a diverse student population. Co-authors Marilyn Stokstad and Michael Cothren–both scholars as well as teachers–share a common vision that survey courses should be filled with as much enjoyment as erudition and should foster an enthusiastic, as well as an educated, public for the visual arts. The new Fifth Edition includes links to online resources in MyArtsLab to further engage students and enrich their learning experience.
Teaching and Learning Experience
Personalize Learning- The new MyArtsLab delivers proven results in helping students succeed, provides engaging experiences that personalize learning, and comes from a trusted partner with educational expertise and a deep commitment to helping students and instructors achieve their goals.
Improve Critical Thinking- The new Learn About It and Think About It features prompts students to think critically and analyze the chapter material.
Engage Students- Updated scholarship, MyArtsLab, and the readability of the text provide a wonderful engaging student experience.
Explore Research- The authors constantly strive to deliver the latest research in the field of Art History, and the utilization of the Closer Look integrates this research with specific images and works of art.
Support Instructors- Supported by the best instructor resources on the market, including MyArtsLab, ClassPrep for digital images, and Teaching with MyArtsLab PowerPoints make Art: A Brief History an attractive choice for instructors.
Note: MyArtsLab does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MyArtsLab, please visit: www.MyArtsLab.com or you can purchase a valuepack of the text + MyArtsLab (at no additional cost): VP ISBN-10: 0205237339/ VP ISBN-13: 9780205237333