TAIA1103 Art and Teaching (5 cr)

Study level:
Intermediate studies
Grading scale:
English, Finnish
Responsible organisation:
Department of Music, Art and Culture Studies
Curriculum periods:
2017-2018, 2018-2019, 2019-2020



The traditions and modern objectives of art education and of teaching art both internationally and in Finland, the role and meaning of art especially as part of the conventions and practices of education.

Completion methods

Contact teaching or independent study (i.e. an exam or an essay)

Assessment details

Active participation in teaching and completion of agreed upon exercises. The evaluation criteria will be given in more detail in the syllabus.

Learning outcomes

Having completed the study module, the student
• recognizes different approaches in teaching art,
• Is able to examine art education as part of the tradition and practices of art,
• Is able to formulate research tasks concerning art education in relation to the historical and cultural context of art education and
• Is able to plan and evaluate art education activity in accordance with the set objectives and from other perspectives.

Additional information

The language of instruction will be stated in the syllabus


  • Davis, Jessica Hoffmann: Framing education as art : the octopus has a good day; ISBN: 0-8077-4577-4
  • Thompson Christine Marmé, Bresler Liora (toim.): The arts in children's lives : context, culture, and curriculum; ISBN: 9780306475115

Completion methods

Method 1

Select all marked parts

Method 2

Select all marked parts
Parts of the completion methods
Unpublished assessment item
Unpublished assessment item