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Study plan - Arts and Crafts One Year Unit

Autumn 2017

Learning outcomes


The student

  • has knowledge on graphic art, sculpture, design and architecture from the past 200 years with emphasis on more recent forms of expression
  • has knowledge on materials and techniques in connection with hand-made and digital images, and how children and young people use different media and effects in images, text and sound
  • has knowledge on the main movements in graphic art and sculpture, and the development of modern handicraft, design and architecture
  • has knowledge of artistic theories and how forms of expression from various national and international cultures can represent a resource for one's own creative work and organised learning


The student

  • is able to develop an idea to its final form, document and evaluate their own creative process, demonstrate practical abilities and be a good role model
  • can use drawing in work with graphic art, sculpture, design and architecture
  • can exploit the utility properties and aesthetic expressive qualities of materials in practical creative work and apply conscious judgement in the use of aesthetic effects
  • is able to use methods for problem resolution in design and technology and inspire exploration of their own ideas with materials, techniques and working methods in the subject
  • can analyse and evaluate art, everyday aesthetics and trivial culture and place different styles in a historic context


The student

  • is able to utilise cultural differences as a resource and utilise craft variations as a basis for assignments and academic discussion
  • can use digital learning arenas to communicate subject matter and own academic updating
  • can exploit the subject's possibilities to promote reuse and sustainable development
  • can use arts and crafts in cross-disciplinary theme and project work, such as design and technology, and maintain the aesthetic dimension in teaching through interaction with other subjects
  • is able to stimulate experiences, creative expression and reflection and provide guidance on working methods to promote creativity and innovation
  • can facilitate interaction with local work and social life and use the subject's opportunities for choice of content and work methods that promote sustainable resource management


Enabling forms of work. Theoretical introduction and practical demonstrations. Individual and group work.