Experiencing a space : Applying experiential methods to support the learning of art and design

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Kärnä-Behm , J 2019 , ' Experiencing a space : Applying experiential methods to support the learning of art and design ' , International Journal of Education Through Art , vol. 15 , no. 3 , pp. 281-295 . https://doi.org/10.1386/eta_00003_1

Title: Experiencing a space : Applying experiential methods to support the learning of art and design
Author: Kärnä-Behm, Jaana
Contributor organization: Maker culture, Design learning and Technology (MaDe)
Department of Education
Date: 2019-09-01
Language: eng
Number of pages: 15
Belongs to series: International Journal of Education Through Art
ISSN: 1743-5234
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1386/eta_00003_1
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10138/318902
Abstract: The purpose of this study is to promote the experiential learning (EL) method in the pedagogics of art and design in higher education. This article is based on a case study consisting of two pedagogical projects in interior design courses, the probing project and the multisensory space project, carried out between 2014 and 2016 with trainee teachers. Using the data from these projects I analyse using the qualitative content analysis method how and with what implications EL supports learning of art and design in higher education. The results show that EL was found to be inspiring and self-expressive, and was an unusual and motivating way to learn interior design. In a teacher education context EL gave students ideas about collaborative and EL-based methods of learning that could be applied to their own future teaching projects.
Subject: art and design
design education
experiential learning
collaborative
learning
self-expression
interior design
INTERIOR-DESIGN
MODEL
EDUCATION
STUDENTS
STYLES
PROBES
CRAFT
211 Architecture
6132 Visual arts and design
516 Educational sciences
Peer reviewed: Yes
Rights: unspecified
Usage restriction: openAccess
Self-archived version: acceptedVersion


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