The subject Art at Mid Sweden University in most courses is related to teacher training but is sometimes also an independent in-service course or training. In the Art courses that are part of teachertraining there are subject-related elements. The course also covers didactic elements and how we can be integrated into other school subjects/theme as an aesthetic learning process and a teaching tool. Democracy, gender and values are also important parts of the course content.
Teaching is aimed at students developing skills in Art using different materials and methods including digital, but also in image interpretation, analysis and reflection with the main focus on teaching and other educational activities. Great emphasis is also placed on the acquisition of skills in areas such as layout, presentation and visual communication.