Studio-Based Higher Education for T-shaped Knowledge Workers: A Summary of a Doctoral Thesis

Kari-Pekka Heikkinen* (Corresponding Author), Education in the North

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Abstract

Work life complexities - e.g. solving complex and wicked problems - require cooperation skills and ability to learn in collaboration across the disciplines, meaning skills in crossing boundaries. This article is a summary and reflection to a Doctoral Thesis, which presents a research how a Finnish studio- based pedagogical approach to bachelor education, the LAB Studio Model (LSM), contributes to the education of boundary crossing competence. The research results suggests that LSM offers a potential educational model for learning the skills of boundary crossing, further on encouraging the establishment of new studio-based learning configurations for knowledge workers higher education.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)123-129
Number of pages7
JournalEducation in the North
Volume25
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 21 Dec 2018

Keywords

  • boundary crossing
  • higher education
  • interdisciplinary
  • LAB studio model
  • studio- based education

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