Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years (1.8.2018-31.7.2020), which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.


Students become familiar with the central theoretical concepts in and around the performing and screen arts; reflecting on how these are applied to artistic practice and visionary thinking.

Credits: 1

Schedule: 20.04.2021 - 14.05.2021

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022): Liisa Ikonen

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Liisa Ikonen

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):

CEFR level (applies in this implementation):

Language of instruction and studies (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022):

Teaching language: English

Languages of study attainment: Finnish, Swedish, English


  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    The focus is on how a range of theoretical approaches provide tools for analyzing personal thinking and design, and how they create and increase contexts with practices.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Assessment is based on assignments and participation, activity and ability to think artistic practices and theory in dialogue with each other.

    Attending the first lessons is required.

  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Lectures, joint discussions and assignments. Contact teaching 43 h, independent learning and/or group work 65 h. The course is divided into two parts, the first two weeks of which consist of lectures and second part of two weeks workshop. Each part is 2 credits.




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