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Hofverberg, Hanna; Westerlund, Stina – International Journal of Art & Design Education, 2021
Design and craft education, like that of the Swedish school subject, Sloyd, has great potential for Education for Sustainable Development (ESD). With so many possibilities, it is relevant to investigate what teachers teach about sustainability, and how. Therefore, the aim of this article is to examine what Sloyd teachers express that they do as…
Descriptors: Design Crafts, Handicrafts, Art Education, Art Teachers
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Firth, Richard; Stoltenberg, Einar; Jennings, Trent – International Journal of Art & Design Education, 2016
This "case study" of two jewellery workshops, used outdoor learning spaces to explore both its impact on learning outcomes and to introduce some key principles of sustainable working methodologies and practices. Using the beach as the classroom, academics and students from a Norwegian and Scottish (HE) product design exchange programme…
Descriptors: Workshops, Outdoor Education, Sustainability, College Students
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Buchler, Daniela; Biggs, Michael A. R.; Stahl, Lars-Henrik – International Journal of Art & Design Education, 2011
This article presents an investigation that was funded by the Swedish Institute into the role of creative practice in architectural research as evidenced in Swedish doctoral theses. The sample was mapped and analysed in terms of clusters of interest, approaches, cultures of knowledge and uses of creative practice. This allowed the identification…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Architectural Research, Doctoral Dissertations, Creative Activities
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Lindstrom, Lars – International Journal of Art & Design Education, 2006
This article takes the subject of visual arts in Sweden as the point of departure in a discussion of how, with the help of portfolios, assessments may extend to include both the unpredictable and the ambiguous. The notion that assessments of learning outcomes must be either limited to superficial knowledge or completely arbitrary is shown to be a…
Descriptors: Portfolios (Background Materials), Creativity, Visual Arts, Foreign Countries