Fachdidaktische Forschungstheorien und -methoden (dex)

Pia Scharler
Art Sciences and Art Education, Didactics of Art and Interdisciplinary Education
2022W, scientific seminar (SEW), 2.0 ECTS, 1.0 semester hours, course number S04509


Under the topic of Smart Aesthetics the students will develop low-threshold concepts that combine textile and technical work and can be implemented in school with simple tools.

In parallel, 4.0. technologies such as 3D printing, 3D scans and smart textiles will be presented. Smart textiles and their importance for future applications in the various fields will be discussed in more detail. Using the design thinking method, teaching units/workshop concepts will be developed and their prototypes tested.

The course will be held with Daniela Zavec. Please also register with Daniela Zavec.

Examination Modalities

active participation 25%

Intermediate presentations 15%

Final presentation 25%

Seminar paper 35%:
Around 32,500-35,000 characters without spaces. Table of contents and bibliography do NOT count towards the specified strokes, nor do class worksheets; these belong in the appendix.

Bachelor thesis:
At least 35,500-40,000 characters without spaces, if a FFTM seminar has already been successfully attended. For the bachelor thesis the practical testing of a concept is required. It is important here that the project is described from the perspective of a design didactics!

Students are required to document and present their own research and the process leading up to the mediation concept.

The seminar paper is to be submitted by mail by 31.01.2023 / 28.2.2023 / 31.3.2023 at the latest.


Objectives of the course:

Overview of smart textiles and their field of application, as well as knowledge of a low-threshold mediation for the field of application of secondary education. Furthermore, product development methods such as design thinking are to be taught. Through the introduction to 4.0 technologies, the links of the handicraft lessons to future-oriented technologies are to be ensured.

Key Words

Smart Textiles, Design Thinking, Sekundarstufe I, ready-made, object sculpture, design


06 October 2022, 16:00–17:30 Seminar Room 5
03 November 2022, 16:00–17:30 Seminar Room 4 , "Achtung Raumwechsel!"
17 November 2022, 16:00–17:30 Seminar Room 5
01 December 2022, 16:00–17:30 Seminar Room 5
15 December 2022, 16:00–17:30 Seminar Room 5
12 January 2023, 16:00–17:30 Seminar Room 5
26 January 2023, 16:00–17:30 Seminar Room 5

Course Enrolment

Via online registration

Art Education: subject dex (Bachelor): Fachdidaktische Theorie und Praxis (dex): FOR: Fachdidaktische Forschungstheorien und Methoden (dex), SE

Art Education: subject dex (Bachelor): Fachdidaktische Theorie und Praxis (dex): IT: Bachelorseminar Fachdidaktik (dex)

Art Education: subject dex (Bachelor): Schwerpunkte: Fachdidaktik

Kunst- und Kulturwissenschaften (Master): Electives Area 2: Art Didactics

Co-registration: not possible

Attending individual courses: not possible