VALID: Value in Design

Art education

> Welcome all art educators to create a new co-operation network
The working group will take place 10.5. 2003 from 9am - 1pm.
9.ooWelcome by Martina Paatela-Nieminen and Jukka Orava
European art education network presents possibilities for art educators
9.15European networks for art educators: how does it work in practice, how to join and what are the possibilities of the network for art educators. Jukka Orava, Coordinator for Art and Design Department in European Schoolnet Virtual School, UIAH, Finland
9.3oContext and strategies for the international MA-program "ePedagogy Design" - visual knowledge building. Stefan Sonvilla-Weiss, Professor, UIAH, Finland
1o.ooBreak for 15 min
Virtual art education courses as possibilities for international co-operation. Examples of the existing courses and virtual learning environments.
1o.15A video from the University of Hamburg by Torsten Mayer, Professor, Hamburg University, Germany
1o.3oEmbedding Technology: Experiment Workshops in Art and Design Education. New Media, as the technologies of the past, can present a challenge and a threat to those antipathetic to change. Tom Davies, Professor, Birmingham Institute of Art and Design at University of Central England (BIAD)
1o.45The Virt@ on Net - exploring new ways for art teachers training Martti Raevaara, Head of MA eLearning Program Virt@, UIAH, Finland
11.ooThe application of an intertextual method in virtual art education (Virt@). Martina Paatela-Nieminen, Senior researcher, UIAH, Finland
11.15From different circles and networks to a global photographic project: Amazing Solarigraphy. Tarja Trygg, lecturer, UAIH, Finland
Topics of discussion: How to organize this network
  • Art education network - a place to exchange ideas on theory and practice: How to change art education research results in www-based environment
  • How to find partners in www-based environment
  • Virtual idea/info bank for art educators - how to start
12.ooStarting a network- Marjolijn Brussaard, Course leader of the School of Art Education, Utrecht School of the Arts School of Art Education, Utrecht, Holland
Martina Paatela-Nieminen and Jukka Orava
13.ooClosing remarks
Contact persons are Martina Paatela-Nieminen
( and Jukka Orava (