This on-line course explores the interrelationship of social and cultural issues, pedagogy, and the construction of democratic spaces of learning. Students will read articles then reflect on the content with their thoughts, ideas, connections, and questions. The on-line and Moodle discussion, will focus on critical analysis and promote a complex investigation and questioning of important concepts and theories related to contemporary issues.
Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to have knowledge of:
the interrelationship of social and cultural issues, curriculum content,
philosophies of teaching, and the construction of democratic spaces of learning
social and cultural systems, and how artists and cultural workers articulate different symbolic-representational-material practices.
Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to have skills in:
reflecting upon how the construction of their social, political, and cultural
identity informs their individual perspectives and philosophies of education
address issues of justice and social change in relation to systems of oppression and the production of knowledge.
Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to have competences in:
describing, analyzing, and integrating social and cultural issues informed by current theories of art, art education, and critical/cultural studies
applying current theories of critical/cultural studies to diverse populations.
|Name of exam||Critical Social Issues in Art Education|
|Type of exam|
Written examThe examination is a 3-day take-home assignment on a set topic.
Alternatively, the examination may be completed by satisfactory and active participation in the module, ie. completion of all set course tasks.
All written and all electronic aids
|Type of grading||Internal examination|
|Criteria of assessment||The assignment paper must demonstrate that the student fulfils the objectives for the module stated above.|
|Danish title||Kritiske sociale spørgsmål i kunstuddannelse|
|Location of the lecture||Campus Aalborg|
|Responsible for the module|
|Study Board||Study Board of Communication and Digital Media|
|Department||Department of Communication and Psychology|
|Faculty||The Faculty of Humanities|