Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Ministry of Higher Education
King Saud University
College of Tourism and Archaeology
Department of Archaeology
Institution : King Saud University
College of Tourism and Archaeology
Department of Archaeology
A Course Identification and General Information
1. Course title and code: (Archaeology 144) Islamic Arts
2. Credit hours: 2 Credit hours
3. Program(s) in which the course is offered: B A in Archaeology.
4. Name of faculty member responsible for the course : Dr. Gamal Abdel
Rehem Ibrahem Hassan
5. Level/year at which this course is offered: Level 6
6. Pre-requisites for this course (if any).
7. Co-requisites for this course (if any).
8. Location if not on main campus.
1. Summary of the main learning outcomes for students enrolled in the
Cognitive skills through thinking and problem solving.
Numerical skills through application of knowledge the foundation of
Student becomes responsible for their own learning through solutions
of Islamic Art style in every period.
2. Briefly describe any plans for developing and improving the course that
are being implemented. (eg increased use of IT or web based reference
material, changes in content as a result of new research in the field)
This course allows students to understand issues relating to Islamic Art
and its stage.
C. Course Description (Note: General description in the form to be used for
the Bulletin or Handbook should be attached)
1 Topics to be Covered
Topic No of Conta
- Data base for resources in Islamic Art. 1 3
- Data base for the foundation of Islamic Art. 2 6
- Data base for The Ummyd Art. 2 6
- Data base for Abbasid Art. 2 6
- Data base for The Fatimid Art. 2 6
- Data base for The Ayyoubid Art. 2 6
- Data base for The Mamhuk and Ottoman Arts. 2 6
- Review. 2 6
Total 15 45
2. Course components (total contact hours per semester):
Lecture: 30 hrs Tutorial: 15 hrs Practical/Fieldw Other:
(2 hrs/ week) (1hr/week) ork/Internship:
3. Additional private study/learning hours expected for students per week.
(This should be an average: for the semester not a specific requirement in
4. Development of Learning Outcomes in Domains of Learning
For each of the domains of learning shown below indicate:
A brief summary of the knowledge or skill the course is intended to
A description of the teaching strategies to be used in the course to
develop that knowledge or skill;
The methods of student assessment to be used in the course to
evaluate learning outcomes in the domain concerned.
(i) Description of the knowledge to be acquired
New theories and concepts of Islamic Arts and its styles .
The student will be able to know the date and history of Islamic art.
The student will be able to limit the character of the Muslim maker.
(ii) Teaching strategies to be used to develop that knowledge
Structured course materials delivered through a sequential delivery
of lectures, with an introductory lecture focusing on the significance
of the course
Interactive learning process through questions and answers in class.
Tutorials to help students to understand the course and solve
(iii) Methods of assessment of knowledge acquired
Exams and homework are used to assess the acquired knowledge
on the subject.
Short quizzes at the end of each topic are used to evaluate the
b. Cognitive Skills
(i) Cognitive skills to be developed
Students will be able to analyses the many stages of Islamic art.
learn in this course solving problems of dating Islamic art .
For a given problem, they should be able to identify .
(ii) Teaching strategies to be used to develop these cognitive skills.
- The researches.
(iii) Methods of assessment of students cognitive skills.
Exams and homework will include problems, solution of which
requires critical thinking.
c. Interpersonal Skills and Responsibility
(I) Description of the interpersonal skills and capacity to carry
responsibility to be developed
Punctual attendance of classes and tutorials
Student will take the responsibility to solve given assignments
on their own and submit the solution on time.
Students learn to manage their time in self study .
(ii) Teaching strategies to be used to develop these skills and abilities
Assignment is given to the students at regular intervals for them
to solve and submit. 10% of the final grade is allocated to the
assignments. Late or no submission of assignments carries
penalties or loss of grade points.
Participation of students in classroom discussion.
(iii) Methods of assessment of students interpersonal skills and capacity to
Class attendance of students at the beginning of the lecture is
Recording of submission of assignment and the grades.
d. Communication, Information Technology and Numerical Skills
(i) Description of the skills to be developed in this domain.
Ability of the students to apply basic knowledge .
- The student will apply the internet in the branch of Islamic
art and its influences in others arts.
(ii) Teaching strategies to be used to develop these skills
Questions of tests and assignments require students’
(iii) Methods of assessment of students numerical and communication
Through the students’ aggregate score in all tests and
e. Psychomotor Skills (if applicable)
(i) Description of the psychomotor skills to be developed and the level of
performance required :
(ii) Teaching strategies to be used to develop these skills:
(iii) Methods of assessment of students psychomotor skills:
5. Schedule of Assessment Tasks for Students During the Semester
Asses Assessment task (eg. essay, test, group Week Proporti
sment project, examination etc.) due on of
1 Homework 1 through 14 Fifth 0%2
2 Quizzes eight 0%2
3 mid-term exam Within 20%
4 Final Exam As 0%4
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D. Student Support
1. Arrangements for availability of faculty for individual student
consultations and academic advice. (include amount of time faculty are
available each week)
Each faculty is required to be available in his office to devote at
least 2 hr/week for students’ consultation and academic advice.
Teaching assistance taking the tutorial is required to devote
1hr/week for helping the students.
E Learning Resources
1. Required Text(s):
-Hassan,Zaki,atlass El Fenon El Zokhrofya wa el Tasaweer El eslamia,
- Hassan, Gamal Abdel Rehem Ibrahem,el fenon el Zokhrofya fee el
Assrien Al Ayoppy wa Al Mamloky,Cairo,2000.
- El Taish, Ali Ahmed Ibrahem, el fenon el Zokhrofya El Islamia El
Mobakra fee el Assrien Al Amaowy wa Al Abbassy,Cairo,2000.
2. Essential References
- Hassan,Zaki Mohamud, Fenon Al Esslam, Cairo,1949.
- Rice,David Talbout,Al Fan el El Esslamy,Translated by Mouneer Al
- Allam, Neemat Essmaeil.Fenon El Shark El awsat Fee Al Assour AL
Kunel,Arnest, Al Fan Al Esslamy,Translated by Ahmed Essa, Beirut, 1966
- Brend. Barbara, Islamic Art,London,1991.
- Robinson, Islamic World, Hong Kong,1998.
3- Recommended Books and Reference Material (Journals, Reports, etc)
- Adumatu Magazine.
4- Electronic Materials, Web Sites etc
- Archaeology Magazine, Cairo University
- Archaeology Magazine, The College of Tourism and Archaeology.
- www.islamic museum
- www.islamic pottery
F. Facilities Required
Indicate requirements for the course including size of classrooms and
laboratories (ire number of seats in classrooms and laboratories, extent of
computer access etc.)
1. Accommodation (Lecture rooms, laboratories, etc.)
Lecture room equipped with blackboard, overhead projector,
computer, and internet connection
2. Computing resources
An easily accessible computer lab.
3. Other resources (specify --eg. If specific laboratory equipment is
required, list requirements or attach list)
G. Course Evaluation and Improvement Processes
1 Strategies for Obtaining Student Feedback on Effectiveness of Teaching
- A questionnaire evaluation by students of the course
- Discussions with the students.
2 Other Strategies for Evaluation of Teaching by the Instructor or by the
- From the faculty member: Check the students to achieve the objectives
of the course by the observations of the Professor of the course and the
Opinion of colleagues in the specialty.
- From the Department: the availability of records of student grades and
the level of success depending on the Results of the evaluation
3 Processes for Improvement of Teaching
- Diversification of the teaching methods of information and skills of
- Using modern technologies in teaching.
- Emphasis on applications and individual mandates.
- Professor decision keen to attend training courses to develop their
abilities and skills in teaching.
- Professor careful on the follow-up results of modern scientific
research related to the course to work The development to be
in line with the findings of modern scientific developments.
4. Processes for Verifying Standards of Student Achievement :
- check marking by an independent faculty member of a sample of
5 Describe the planning arrangements for periodically reviewing course
effectiveness and planning for improvement.
- examine and compare the results of students
- Guided by the views of students about the effectiveness of the course
to be (the level of benefit in the course)
- The continued development of teaching methods and the participation