The course takes place in period

3 (2020-01-01 to 2020-03-22)


Professional studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is is that the student becomes aware of cultural expressions from different times and get an idea of the different activities in art and culture.
Play: the capacity to experiment with one?s surroundings as a form of problemsolving.
Appropriation: the ability to meaningfully sample and remix media content.
Multitasking: the ability to scan one?s environment and shift focus as needed to salient details.
Distributed Cognition: the ability to interact meaningfully with tools that expand mental capacities.
Collective Intelligence: the ability to pool knowledge and compare notes with others toward a common goal.
Judgment: the ability to evaluate the reliability and credibility of different information sources.
Transmedia Navigation: the ability to follow the flow of stories and information across multiple modalities.
Networking: the ability to search for, synthesise, and disseminate information.
Negotiation: the ability to travel across communities, discerning and respecting multiple views, and grasping and following alternative norms.

Learning outcomes

After completing the course, the student is expected to be able to
a) be aware of current trends in art and culture
b) have an insight into new technologies such as XR, AI and robotics and the new expressions that arise from technology
(c) identifying any work opportunities that these trends and new technologies entail
d) know the basics of artistic research

Course contents


In the course you will learn about trends in art and culture and train your digital competences.
     You visit exhibitions independently and
immerses you in image analysis and artistic research. You do assignments individually or in groups around cultural phenomena, works of art and artists of your choice. You will be guided in this work individually and / or in groups if needed.

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Previous course names

Bildens historia, Konsthistoria och bildanalys, Visual Culture

Recommended or required reading

Se its learning

Study activities

  • Individual- and group instruction - 10 hours
  • Individual studies - 60 hours
  • Internet-based studies - 65 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 135 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 135 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Multiform education

Assessment methods

Assessment requirements

The student must pass for an approved performance
Exam 4 home exams (see Itslearning)

Each home exam equals 20 p

The examinations weigh among themselves as follows:

Rating 5: 70-80 p
Rating 4: 60-69 p
Rating 3: 50-59 p
Rating 2: 40-49 p
Rating 1: 35-39 p
Fail: 0-34p


P stands for points.
Thus, the minimum requirement for passing the course is 35 points
Deadline should be respected.
All information for the course should be submitted by the end of period.


  • Ahonen Mirko
  • Nåls Jan
  • Träskman Tomas


Träskman Tomas

Group size

No limit (54 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Course enrolment period

2019-12-24 to 2020-01-20

Assessment methods

Date will be announced later - Other assignments

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