Teaching artfully: On encountering the unknown in higher education

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In this contribution I address the challenges and rewards that are brought by teaching creatively in higher education. By looking auto-ethnographically at my own practice as educator at undergraduate and graduate programs in Denmark, I describe a number of creative educational tools: metaphor-building by means of artefacts, integrated use of visuals in lectures, and dramaturgical structure in educational design. My objective in teaching creatively is to inspire my students, who are educators-to-be or facilitators of educational processes and are used to problem-based-learning approaches (PBL), to (more) critical and original thinking. The aspiration of the present contribution is to disseminate my thoughts, reflections, experiences and engage in a conversation with a scholarly field, to whom academia is much more than logical-verbal transmission of knowledge.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftVisual Inquiry: Learning & Teaching Art
Vol/bind5
Udgave nummer1
Sider (fra-til)67-76
Antal sider10
ISSN2045-5879
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StatusUdgivet - 2016

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