Students should note that combinations of subjects vary according to the school category(elementary/secondary).
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The MA programme art-media-aesthetic education aims to expand the students’ knowledge and proficiencies in art studies, media studies, art education and art/media practice. Different methodical approaches for the independent development and mediation of subject matters are taught. Essential for the master programme is the combination of specialist, didactic and practical contents and methods from the field of art-media-aesthetic education. The Master of Education intensively prepares for the future profession as art teacher. The second semester includes a practical placement in a school that is accompanied by a didactic seminar and evaluated later.
The comprehensive two-semester long conclusion module involves the realization of a research project and the master thesis. That includes the development of differentiated observational and reflexional instruments for the methods and contents of research-based learning in practical as well as theoretical processes in art and media. The students achieve a reflected view on selected fields of action in art education and media work with children and teenagers. The intended objective is the strengthening of their competencies in production, communication and media within the process of art and cultural mediation.
In this programme area, subject-related studies in the field of teacher training are supplemented with courses dealing with teaching practice. This programme area comprises 13 - 23 % of studies in the field of teacher training, depending on the type of school envisaged. It encompasses the following topics: studies in education, subject didactics, internships and key qualifications.
The second semester includes a practical placement in a school that is accompanied by a didactic seminar and evaluated later.