Introduction to the Basics and Practices of Arts and Crafts Education

University of Oulu
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Course overview

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ECTS Credits 2   op
Language of instruction FI.



1st year, autumn, period II

Learning outcomes

Having completed the course, the student knows how to describe current phenomena in arts and their relationship to art education. The learning diary reflects on what was experienced in view of the profilation of the creative arts programme, and the student knows how to talk about art education from the viewpoint of holistic art education.


The students get to know the curricula of art educatiin and, for instance, cultural teaching in the City of Oulu. Visits are made to various art institutions and current phenomena in art culture are discussed. A look is taken at integration of art education and at didactics points of view.

Mode of delivery

Face-to-face teaching

Learning activities and teaching methods

Small group sessions ja visits 20 h, learning diary

Target group

Creative Arts Oriented Primary Teacher Education

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Recommended optional programme components


Recommended or required reading

To be agreed on at the start of the course

Assessment Methods and criteria

Participation in organised teaching and writing of a learning diary.

Read more about assessment criteria at the University of Oulu webpage.



Work placements


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