Apply for NoVA Joint Online Studies 2020-2021

NoVA Joint Online Studies are open for NoVA students in Aalto University and Communications students in Aalborg University. Students in Aalto University are automatically enrolled to the courses. Aalborg University students, please ask more info and contact: Mie Buhl, mib(at)hum.aau.dk. Enrolment for the courses is open until January 2021.

Courses

Aalborg University, Fall 2020
  • TAI-E4019 Aesthetics, Culture and Communication, 10 ECTS
Aalto University, Spring 2021
  • TAI-E4020 Research Methodologies, 5 ECTS
    Online contact sessions, Fridays 15.1.-12.2., 5.3.-19.3. at 13-16 (Finnish time), and 19.2.9-17 (Nordic seminar)
  • TAI-E4002 Critical Social Issues in Art Education, 5 ECTS
    Online contact sessions, Fridays 26.3.-9.4. and 30.4.-4.6. at 13-16 (Finnish time), and 23.4. 9-17 (NoVA symposium)

 

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TAI-E4020 Research Methodologies, 5 ECTS

Arts-based research – Artistic research – Practice led research – Visual research methodologies

This online course introduces students to innovative approaches to research methodologies and documentation. Research topics are explored that connect between personal interest and experience, professional development and praxis, discursive and performative practices, and historical and contemporary scholarship.

Assessment Methods and Criteria 

Assessment methods include Reading Reflections (20%), Discussion (20%), Written Assignments (20%), and Final Project (40%).

 
TAI-E4002 Critical Social Issues in Art Education, 5 ECTS

The course content includes the interrelationship of social and cultural issues, art curriculum content and the construction of democratic spaces of learning.

The main focus is on critical analysis and promoting a complex investigation and questioning of important concepts, theories, and issues related to contemporary art education. Study methods include video lectures, discussions, reading reflections and assignments, and the themes are introduced by many lecturers and professors in Aalto University.

Key themes are:

– Introduction to critical theory
– Critical look on history
– Whiteness and race
– Materiality and practice
– Post digitality

Assessment Methods and Criteria  

Assessment methods include Reading Reflections (20%), Discussions (20%), Visual Assignments (20%), and Final Project (40%)

Apply for NoVA Joint Online Studies 2020-2021

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