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Craft Competence in Nordic Culture (SKU)

Date: 1.1.1995-31.12.1998
Code: 3451
Department: Åbo Akademi University / Faculty of Education (PF), Dept. of Teacher Education
Address: Kyrkoesplanaden 11-13 / PB 311, FIN-65101 Vasa
Phone +358-6-3247 346
Fax +358-6-3247 302
E-mail clandgar@abo.fi
Project leader: PeD Linnea Lindfors, biträdande professor, emeritus (1.1.1995-31.12.1998)
Researchers: Mia Porko (1.8.1995-31.12.1998)
Type of research: 2 (0=Within duty, 1=Ordered research, 2=Co-operation)
- basic research 50 %
- developmental work 50 %
Foreign funding organizations: NorFa (Nordisk forskarutbildningsakademi, Nordiska ministerrådet, Oslo (Nätverkets samarbete och utbildning)
Man months: Totally: 68 months
Partners: Prof.Juhani Peltonen vid Åbo universitet i Raumo
Contacts: Slöjdfostran i kulturkampen, Institutionen för lärarutbildning, Åbo Akademi; Teknologisk läskunnighet, Åbo universitet i Raumo
Keywords: slöjd, grundskolan, samhälle, veisto, peruskoulu, yhteiskunta, slöjdpedagogik, kultur, livskvalitet, Pedagogics of Craft, Culture, Quality of life,

The project aims at studying the pedagogical-ideological, practical and philosophical bases for craft education/forming and the importance of such subjects to society and to the quality of life and working life and the cultural identity of the individual.Through research, methods of investigation into comprehensive productive activity are developed.For instance, soft systems methodology, action research and methods of analysing objects have been used within this project.


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