Course - Arts Education Research - DID3105
DID3105 - Arts Education Research
New from the academic year 2021/2022
Examination arrangement: Assignment
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In this course candidates navigate the field of arts education research, and to develop a project description for their own master’s thesis. This module seeks to advance master’s research that is original, critical, ethical, methodical, informed, and clearly articulated. The course further aims to enhance candidate confidence, creativity, and ability to critically assess arts education research. Throughout the course the candidates will experience how arts education research can develop, be shared and contribute to processes of change. Course activities and assessments explore current theories and practices associated with arts education research. The candidates engage in inquiry led peer review and support, fostering a community of research practice. The candidates gain experience in presenting and developing their own research ideas and designs throughout the course.
- thoroughly understands research methodologies in and with the arts, including and emphasising arts-based, practice-led research as well as theory-driven, critical and decolonial research
- has advanced knowledge of arts as social change in theory and practice
- thoroughly understands theories and methods in arts education research presented
The candidate can
- confidently plan a masters level research project
- confidently present own master research in written, verbal and multimodal ways
- argue for methodological choices in their own master’s proposal
- examine the methodological options available and how they might inform choices during the research and writing processes.
- is capable of supporting enquiry led peer review processes
- can engage with current methodologies and theories within arts education research
- can disseminate a diverse range of approaches to arts education research and writing.
Learning methods and activities
The teaching is organized as 4 intensive seminars at campus in Trondheim.
Candidates will learn through the following methods:
- Reading, analysis, and peer discourse
- Develop own master’s project design
- Self-directed learning
- Constructing a community of practice
Diverse sites for learning might be used during this course, which might include visits to urban or nature outdoors spaces as well as to different arts (educational) institutions like performance venues, museums, cinemas or concert halls. Possible entrance fees will be paid for by Department for Teacher Education.
There are four compulsory activities in this course. They are as follows:
- 1 (individual): Presentation of an examined master’s thesis with a focus on the methodology
- 2 (individual): Reflection statement based on a methodological approach
- 3 (individual): Presentation of a master’s research design through an academic poster
- 4 (individual): Participation in teaching is 75%.
All compulsory activities will be assigned with approved/not approved and must all be approved in order to take the examinations for this course.
- Reflection statement
- Participation in teaching is 75%
Further on evaluation
Written research proposal (8-10 pages) for the Master’s thesis. The assessment scale will be through the letter grade scale A-F, where the grades A-E means pass and F means failed.
Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.
Admission to a programme of study is required:
Recommended previous knowledge
Fulfilled teacher qualification education or a relevant BA is recommended. Experience from artistic creative practices is desirable.
It is also recommended that the compulsory activities in DID3104 Arts Education are completed and passed.
The teaching materials required for this course are as follows:
- Curriculum summary
- Course reader including current global theories associated with arts education research. A preliminary reading list will be posted on NTNU’s digital learning platform blackboard prior to the start of the course.
- Different arts materials as required and as available at ILU, NTNU. ILU will not cover the costs of other materials.
Credits: 7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level
Term no.: 1
Teaching semester: SPRING 2022
Language of instruction: English
- Aesthetic Studies
- Pedagogical knowledge
Examination arrangement: Assignment
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- * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.
For more information regarding registration for examination and examination procedures, see "Innsida - Exams"