Department of Arts Education

Arts Education 
MA/M.Art.Ed.

2019 - 2020

Curriculum 

Study structure

1st yr Fall 
Dealing
MHV10002DE/ 2 ECTS
MC
The Teaching Profession
KEN0206MK / 6 ECTS
MC
Project Management
VST0104MK / 4 ECTS
<span class="icon" mandatory-course"="">MC
Arts for Students with
Alternative Skills

LNS0006MKv / 6 ECTS
E
Arts and Sustainability
LOS0006MK / 2 ECTS 
E
Museum Education
SAF0106MK / 6 ECTS
E
Developing
Educational Material

NÁM0004MK / 4 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
Body Percussion
KRO0002MK / 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
1. yr Spring
Pedagogy of Performing Arts I
KSVID0110M / 10 ECTS
MC
Pedagogy of Visual Arts I
KSJON0110M / 10 ECTS
MC
Pedagogy of Music I
KTON0110MK/ 10 ECTS
MC
The Philosophy of
Education

HEM0206MK/ 6 ECTS
MC
Arts for All
LFA0202MK / 2 ECTS
MC
Literacy I
LAE0202MK / 2 ECTS
MC
Psychology
SÁL0206MK / 6 ECTS
MC
Arts and
Cultural Management

LMS0206MK / 2 ECTS 
E
The Teacher - The Artist
KL0004MK / 4 ECTS
E
Literacy II
LAE0204MK / 4 ECTS
E
Fab-Lab in Education
FAB0202MK / 4 ECTS 
E
From Studio to Classroom
STC0202MK / 2 ECTS 
E
Voice-Improvisation-
Expression

RST0002MK / 2 ECTS 
E
Artbooks
BÓK0002MK / 2 ECTS 
E
Youth Choir
BOU1142/4L / 2 ECTS 
E
Textiles in Contemporary Art
TLI0202MK / 2 ECTS 
E
Textual Art
TEX0202MK / 2 ECTS 
E
Exhibition - Performance
SÝN0101MK / 2 ECTS
E
Independent Project
SÉR0000MK / 2 ECTS 
E
2nd yr Fall
Pedagogy of Performing Arts II
KSVID0210M/ 10 ECTS
ME
Pedagogy of Visual Arts II
KSJON0210M / 10 ECTS
ME
Pedagogy of Music II
KTON0210MK / 10 ECTS
ME
Preschool Pedagogy I
KLEIK0110M / 10 ECTS
ME
Seminar I -
Academic Essay Writing

MÁR0102MK/ 6 ECTS
MC
Arts for Students with
Alternative Skills

LNS0006MKv / 6 ECTS
E
Arts and Sustainability
LOS0006MK / 2 ECTS 
E
Museum Education
SAF0106MK / 6 ECTS
E
Developing
Educational Material

NÁM0004MK / 4 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
Body Percussion
KRO0002MK / 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
2nd yr Spring
Lokaverkefni M.Art.Ed. / MA
10/ 20/ 30 ECTS
S
Málstofa II:
Miðlun fræðilegrar vinnu

MÁL0220MK / 0 ECTS
S
Fab-Lab in Education
FAB0202MK / 4 ECTS 
E
From Studio to Classroom
STC0202MK / 2 ECTS 
E
Voice-Improvisation-
Expression

RST0002MK / 2 ECTS 
E
Artbooks
BÓK0002MK / 2 ECTS 
E
Youth Choir
BOU1142/4L / 2 ECTS 
E
Textiles in Contemporary Art
TLI0202MK / 2 ECTS 
E
Textual Art
TEX0202MK / 2 ECTS 
E
Exhibition - Performance
SÝN0101MK / 2 ECTS
E
Independent Project
SÉR0000MK / 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

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Study Structure

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