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Pelin Efilti; Koray Gelmez – International Journal of Art & Design Education, 2024
This paper aims to interrogate the design studio conversations between teachers and students in order to explore the indicators regarding empathy. To investigate design conversations occurring between design teachers and design students, participant observation studies were conducted at two universities in Finland and Turkey. As an empathic…
Descriptors: Design, Studio Art, Teacher Student Relationship, Classroom Communication
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Pöllänen, Sinikka Hannele – International Journal of Art & Design Education, 2020
In Finland, the National Core Curriculum for basic education from 2014 discusses holistic and multi-material craft, which includes technical work and textile work aiming to break down the gender-based tradition in craft education. However, teachers have been confused about the concept of multi-materiality; it has raised tension between textile…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Handicrafts, Compulsory Education, Elementary Secondary Education
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Jónsdóttir, Ásthildur B. – International Journal of Art & Design Education, 2019
In a society that strives for sustainability it is important to observe and value different forms of knowledge. Creating art is not a meaningless exercise. Instead, one might say that works of art serve as a window that interprets the world. In the article it is argued that artistic actions can offer a combination of critical and creative thinking…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Teaching Methods, Design, Art
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Jokela, Timo – International Journal of Art & Design Education, 2019
This article introduces the art-based action research (ABAR) methodology as part of the international discussion of art-based educational research (ABER). The participatory and dialogical approach of ABAR was inspired by a consideration of the pressure for change in art education stemming from the practices of relational and dialogical…
Descriptors: Art Education, Educational Research, Action Research, Participatory Research
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Blagoeva, Nadezda Vladimirova; Karppinen, Seija; Kairavuori, Seija – International Journal of Art & Design Education, 2019
The present article discusses the possibilities of interdisciplinary integration for teaching art to primary-school students in after-school activities. Integrated teaching, as one of the ways for putting into practice the socioconstructivist approach to learning and the theory of the guided construction of knowledge, is used as a basis for…
Descriptors: Art Education, Integrated Activities, Interdisciplinary Approach, After School Education
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Ruokonen, Inkeri – International Journal of Art & Design Education, 2018
This is a case study of a one-year arts educational project 'I -- from dreams to reality' in which artists worked at school with teachers and learning at the school was planned through arts-based, co-operative teamwork during one extra school year of 10th grade students in Finnish basic education. The theme of the year was 'I', and so the project…
Descriptors: Art Education, Self Efficacy, Interpersonal Competence, Grade 10
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Gatt, Isabelle; Karppinen, Seija – International Journal of Art & Design Education, 2014
Arts and crafts are connected with a variety of emotions, and the prospect of teaching these subjects could be a source of other emotions, not necessarily positive. This study explores the feelings and attitudes of student teachers towards arts and crafts prior to any training within their degree course and examines any changes that occur…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Art Education, Student Teachers, Student Teacher Attitudes
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Pollanen, Sinikka – International Journal of Art & Design Education, 2009
Craft education in Finland is, in many aspects, in a state of change. This concerns the independent position of craft as a school subject, the content of the compulsory craft courses containing textiles and technical work, the implementation of the new concept of a holistic craft process in the National Core Curriculum and so on. This bears…
Descriptors: Core Curriculum, Handicrafts, Foreign Countries, Models
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Karppinen, Seija – International Journal of Art & Design Education, 2008
This article based on my doctoral thesis examines the Basic Arts Education system in Finland, focusing on Basic Crafts Education and its description through action concepts. The main task of the study was to create a concept model. In the first part of the study a concept map was created from the practice of Basic Crafts Education. The aim of the…
Descriptors: Concept Mapping, Handicrafts, Cultural Education, Art Education
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Jokela, Timo – International Journal of Art & Design Education, 2007
The purpose of this article is to describe how the Department of Art Education at the University of Lapland in Finland has developed winter art as a method of environmental and community-based art education. I will focus on the Snow Show Winter Art Education Project, a training project funded by the European Union and the State Provincial Office…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries, Workshops, Seminars