Department of Arts Education

Arts Education 
MA/M.Art.Ed.

2020 - 2021

Curriculum 

Study structure

1. yr Fall
Teaching with Heart and Soul
KALS0010MK/ 10 ECTS
MC
Psychology
SÁL0206MK / 6 ECTS
MC
Research Training
RAN0010MK / 10 ECTS
MC
Arts for Students with
Alternative Skills

LNS0006MK / 6 ECTS
E
Arts and Sustainability
LOS0006MK / 6 ECTS
E
Museum Education
SAF0106MK / 6 ECTS 
E
Creative Writing
SSK0004MK / 4 ECTS
E
Grant Applications:
Creative Industries

LSF0002MK / 2 ECTS
E
The Language of
the Puppet

TUL0002MK / 2 ECTS
E
Working with Colors in 3D
HL0202MK / 2 ECTS
E
Whittling -
Connecting with Nature

TÁL0102MK / 2 ECTS
E
Electric Music
and Recordings

RTU0002MK / 2 ECTS
E
Exhibition - Performance
SÝN0101MK / 2 ECTS
E
Independent Project
SÉR0000MK / 2 ECTS
E
Ukulele I
UKU0002MK / 2 ECTS
E
Developing Educational
Material

NÁM0004MK / 4 ECTS
E
Artistic Research
LRA0004MK / 4 ECTS
E
Project Management
VST0104MK / 4 ECTS
E
Research Training II
RAN0204MK / 4 ECTS
E
Page to Stage
LEG0202MK / 2 ECTS
E
Arts-based Enviromental
Education

LUM0110MK / 6 ECTS
E
1. yr Spring
Pedagogy of Performing -
Arts - Elementary School

KSVI0106MK / 6 ECTS
MC
Pedagogy of Visual Arts -
Elementary School

KSJO0106MK / 6 ECTS
MC
Pedagogy of Music -
Elementary School

KTON0106MK / 6 ECTS
MC
Elementary School -
Field Study

VIG0006MK / 6 ECTS
MC
Education and Being Human
HEM0010MK / 10 ECTS
MC
Arts for All
LFA0202MK / 2 ECTS
MC
Seminar I
MÁLG0000MK / 0 ECTS
MC
Literacy I
LAE0202MK / 2 ECTS
MC
Arts and Cultural
Management

LMS0206MK / 6 ECTS
E
The Teacher -
The Artist

KL0004MK / 4 ECTS 
E
Fab-lab in Education
FAB0202MK / 4 ECTS 
E
From Studio to Classroom*
STC00202MK / 2 ECTS 
E
Voice - Improvisation -
Expression

RST0002MK / 2 ECTS 
E
Artbooks
BÓK0002MK / 2 ECTS 
E
Youth Choir
BOU1142/4L
E
Textiles in Contemporary Art
TLS0202MK / 2 ECTS
E
Textual Art
TEX0202MK / 2 ECTS 
E
Exhibition - Performance
SÝN0101MK / 2 ECTS 
E
Independent Project
SÉR0000MK / 2 ECTS 
E
Walking and the Arts
LOG0206MK / 2 ECTS 
E
Artistic Approaches in
Education

ALS0006MK / 6 ECTS 
E
Ukulele II
UKU0102MK / 2 ECTS 
E
Body Percussion
KRO0002MK / 2 ECTS 
E
Þverlínur
MA1002S / 2 ECTS 
E
2. yr Fall
Pedagogy of Perf. Arts -
Upper Sec. School

ksvi0206mk / 6 ECTS
MC
Pedagogy of Vis. Arts -
Upper Sec. School

KSJO0206MK / 6 ECTS
MC
Pedagogy of Music -
Upper Sec. School

KTON0206MK / 6 ECTS
MC
Secondary School
Field Study

VIF0006MK/ 6 ECTS
MC
Seminar II:
Academic Essay Writing

MÁLR0002MK / 2 ECTS
MC
Artistic Research
LRA0004MK / 4 ECTS
ME
Developing Educational Material
NÁM0004MK / 4 ECTS
ME
Research Training II
RAN0204MK / 4 ECTS
ME
Project Management
VST0104MK / 4 ECTS
ME
Arts for Students with
Alternative Skills

LNS0006MK / 6 ECTS
E
Arts and Sustainability
LOS0006MK / 6 ECTS
E
Museum Education
SAF0106MK / 6 ECTS 
E
Creative Writing
SSK0004MK / 4 ECTS
E
Grant Applications:
Creative Industries

LSF0002MK / 2 ECTS
E
The Language of
the Puppet

TUL0002MK / 2 ECTS
E
Working with Colors in 3D
HL0202MK / 2 ECTS
E
Whittling -
Connecting with Nature

TÁL0102MK / 2 ECTS
E
Electric Music
and Recordings

RTU0002MK / 2 ECTS
E
Exhibition - Performance
SÝN0101MK / 2 ECTS
E
Independent Project
SÉR0000MK / 2 ECTS
E
Ukulele I
UKU0002MK / 2 ECTS
E
Developing Educational
Material

NÁM0004MK / 4 ECTS
E
Artistic Research
LRA0004MK / 4 ECTS
E
Project Management
VST0104MK / 4 ECTS
E
Research Training II
RAN0204MK / 4 ECTS
E
Page to Stage
LEG0202MK / 2 ECTS
E
Arts-based Enviromental
Education

LUM0110MK / 6 ECTS
E
2. yr Spring
Final Project MA
LOK303MK/ 30 ECTS
MC
Seminar III
MÁLM0000MK / 0 ECTS
MC
Final Project M.Art.ED
LOK1030MK / 10/20 ECTS
MC
Field Study with
Collaborative Partners

VMS0002MK / 2 ECTS
ME
Arts and Cultural
Management

LMS0206MK / 6 ECTS
E
The Teacher -
The Artist

KL0004MK / 4 ECTS 
E
Fab-lab in Education
FAB0202MK / 4 ECTS 
E
From Studio to Classroom*
STC00202MK / 2 ECTS 
E
Voice - Improvisation -
Expression

RST0002MK / 2 ECTS 
E
Artbooks
BÓK0002MK / 2 ECTS 
E
Youth Choir
BOU1142/4L
E
Textiles in Contemporary Art
TLS0202MK / 2 ECTS
E
Textual Art
TEX0202MK / 2 ECTS 
E
Exhibition - Performance
SÝN0101MK / 2 ECTS 
E
Independent Project
SÉR0000MK / 2 ECTS 
E
Walking and the Arts
LOG0206MK / 2 ECTS 
E
Artistic Approaches in
Education

ALS0006MK / 6 ECTS 
E
Ukulele II
UKU0102MK / 2 ECTS 
E
Body Percussion
KRO0002MK / 2 ECTS 
E
Þverlínur
MA1002S / 2 ECTS 
E

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LEARNING OUTCOMES

 

At the end of the study programme at the Department of Arts Education the student will have acquired knowledge in the field of arts education.

This means that the student has achieved the following objectives:

 

KNOWLEDGE

Knowledge and understanding

At the end of the study programme the student is expected to know and understand:       

  • Core theories and concepts in the field of pedagogy.  
  • The main methods and approaches in the field of art education and visual arts communication. 
  • The role of the national curriculum and its value in designing and organizing educational programmes.
  • The issues that arise in the preparation and execution of art education.    
  • Teachers’ ethics code and the value of professionalism in the field of education.
  • Accepted research methods in the area of art education.   

 

COMPETENCE /SKILLS

Practical competence

At the end of the course the student is expected to demonstrate competence in the following areas:

  • Utilizing and applying the technology and know-how demanded of educators in the field.
  • Utilizing and applying personal competence to the creation, development and application of ideas in teaching and communication.
  • Developing lesson and assignment plans as appropriate to each situation.
  • Directing different groups in teaching and art related projects.
  • Taking the initiative to establish a dialogue between different fields in the operation of schools.
  • Making independent, professional decisions based on pedagogical arguments.
  • Employing knowledge, understanding and problem-solving skills in relation to teaching and communicating.

Academic competence

By the end of the study programme the student is expected to possess the competence to:        

  • Transfer his/her professional skills to a pedagogical context.
  • Provide academic arguments to rationalize his/her professional approach.
  • Record and analyze results, projects or events in the appropriate manner, which, in turn will result in greater literacy and understanding of research in the field of art pedagogy .      
  • Use professional criteria to assess the results of academic studies.
  • Collect, analyze and assess sources during a process of research and artistic creation.     

            

APTITUDE

Aptitude in transmission and communication

By the end of the study programme the student is expected to possess the aptitude to:

  • Transmit his/her knowledge, ideas and know-how in the field of art education to different groups under diverse circumstances.         
  • Take the initiative on teaching and artistic projects, provide direction and assume responsibility for the work of individuals and groups.
  • Participate actively in collaboration.

Academic aptitude

By the end of the study programme the student is expected to possess the aptitude to:

  • Use professional criteria to reflect on and assess his/her performance and apply to his/her personal development and professional conduct.
  • Use professional criteria to assess and analyze the results of his/her own studies as well as those of others.
  • Record results, projects or events in an appropriate manner.                     
  • Apply the working methods and study skills required by further research-related studies at the master’s or doctoral levels.

 

MC Mandatory Course
E Elective Course
ME Mandatory Elective Course

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