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This free course, War memorials and commemoration, gives you the opportunity to practise good study techniques using the theme of commemoration and memorials. It will help you to begin to think about how form influences meaning in the arts and how ideas influence approaches to the humanities.
After studying this course, you should be able to:
- demonstrate an awareness of the processes of study in the arts and humanities
- understand key concepts in the arts and humanities.
- Current section: Introduction
- Learning outcomes
- 1 War memorial and commemoration
- 2 The need to commemorate
- 3 Location of a war memorial
- 4 Form of memorial
- 5 Function of a memorial
- 6 Personal response to a memorial
- 7 Matching form and purpose
- 8 Conclusion
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War memorials and commemoration
This course gives you the opportunity to practise good study techniques using the theme of commemoration and memorials. It will help you to begin to think about how form influences meaning in the arts and how ideas influence approaches to the humanities.
This OpenLearn course provides a sample of Level 1 study in
This free course includes adapted extracts from an Open University course which is no longer available to new students. If you found this interesting you could explore more free Visual Art courses or view the range of currently available OU Visual Art courses.
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Originally published: Tuesday, 12th January 2016
Last updated on: Tuesday, 12th January 2016
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