In this way the presentations could be more formal, and it would meet the goal of having students work together outside of the classroom if this were a particular goal of an instructor. 306 Institutions have accepted or given pre-approval for credit transfer.
* The American Council on Education's College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE Credit®) has evaluated and recommended college credit for 29 of Sophia’s online courses.
Many different colleges and universities consider ACE CREDIT recommendations in determining the applicability to their course and degree programs.
Courses in this area are hands-on courses that enable students to present and critically evaluate competing interpretations through written and oral analysis.
You can use a Double Cell Diagram (see for example the bubble graphic organizer at and start making your own for free online at or at The
Or you can use the simple chart, available for download above.
The goal of this activity is to promote a more thoughtful, active, and in-depth approach to studying in general and exam preparation more specifically.
This exercise requires you to focus on the creation (and presentation) of a sample art history exam essay in which you are required to compare and contrast two pieces of art with a good attempt at critical thinking and analysis.
Now, choose a few pieces of art that you like or are curious about – maybe you like the colors or the theme of the piece. Perhaps they both manage to evoke a particular feeling in you.
Once you have selected several works of art, think about which two have similarities: is it the subject matter? It’s important that you choose two that you are interested in personally for some reason.