ERIC Number: ED427156
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Approaches to the Nature of Educational Sloyd and Craft. Sloyd Competence in Nordic Culture. Part III. Research in Sloyd Education and Crafts Science B:2.
Lindfors, Linnea, Ed.; Peltonen, Juhani, Ed.; Porko, Mia, Ed.
These nine articles deal with basic philosophical questions concerned with the general nature of sloyd or with the educational aspect of sloyd. (Sloyd, derived from a Swedish word, is an umbrella term for making or crafting things by hand.) They report research on cultural questions related to goals and contents, ranging from sociocultural reproduction to the subject's possibilities of giving modern man general technological competence. The articles are as follows: "Craft as Means of Developing the Modern Individual" (Seija Kojonkoski-Rannali); "New Approaches to Craft Research--Educational Address" (Minna Uotila); "Constructing Symbols of Norwegianness: How To Understand the Invisible in the Visible" (Jorunn Spord Borgen); "Rudiments of a Sloyd Pedagogy" (Mikkel Holmback);"Craft and Design (Sloyd)--Sociocultural Reproduction and New Creation" (Marlene Johannsson); "Sloyd Education and Phenomenography" (Mia Porko); "Technology Education in the Perspective of Finnish Sloyd" (Pasi Kankare); "Improving Sloyd through Reflective Practice in Early Childhood Education" (Ari Alamaki); and "Creativity in Cuban Teaching, Educacion Laboral: An Experimental Work" (Lazaro Moreno Herrera). (YLB)
Descriptors: Craft Workers, Creative Development, Creativity, Culture, Early Childhood Education, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Feminism, Foreign Countries, Handicrafts, Individual Development, Lifelong Learning, Perception, Phenomenology, Technology Education
Department of Teacher Education, Faculty of Education, Abo Akademi, P.O. Box 311, 65101 Vasa, Finland.
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Abo Akademi (Finland).
Identifiers - Location: Cuba; Denmark; Finland; Norway