Management of Artistic Practice Pedagogies of Interdisciplinary Art Students With Critical Analysis Learning Method

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Art, Design, Art Education, Interdisciplinary Art, Jewelry Design


This study aims to ensure that graduate students from plastic arts disciplines (sculpture, graphics, painting, ceramics) can develop their critical analysis skills through their jewelry design practices from the perspective of their own art disciplines. A group of 25 students participated in the study, which was planned for three hours a day, one day a week, for a total of 28 weeks during the autumn and spring semesters of 2021-2022. In the study, we conducted interviews with designers, artists, and academicians about their production processes. The participants in the study were given the opportunity to experience jewelry design projects in a digital environment by teaching and using the “Nomad Sculpt” software. The participants presented their own jewelry design projects with the criticism system developed by Feldman which consists of description, formal analysis, interpretation and judgement stages, and dialogues in which learning processes questioned with this research program were also included in the evaluation process. This process was evaluated with an analytical approach by a committee of faculty members involved in the project. The study aimed to explore and reveal the efficiency of the interdisciplinary working processes of the participating students across all artistic production stages, the awareness of the principles and elements of art, and the connections between artistic production and theoretical knowledge. Some of the results obtained from the study were that the participants who expected to improve their design skills met these expectations, and that the participants in the study were able to produce discourse on their artistic productions with the attainment of interdisciplinary work.


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YAĞMUR, Önder. (2023). Management of Artistic Practice Pedagogies of Interdisciplinary Art Students With Critical Analysis Learning Method. Journal of Qualitative Research in Education, (36), 107–131.