Abstract

Houghton, Nicholas
Great Britain
A.510 | Wednesday, 18 July 2007, 10:00 - 10:30, Room A1
Teaching Landscapes: how fine art is taught at university level
There is a widespread view that the way art and design is taught at universities is unique? A research project at the University of the Art London aimed to test out this assumption. It sought to find out what is specific and what is general about the learning, teaching and curriculum activities between subject areas at the University. Those doing the research were all specialists in the subject under investigation. Art and design studio teachers took photographs of their practice and these were used to form the basis for subsequent interviews. This paper will present the findings of those the part of the research that concentrated on fine art.
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