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Briefing on the Seminar of the Head of the Art Department of the University (Art Education) in 2019-Session 5

Special lectures: Cao Yiqiang, "Art and Creativity Education——The Educational Value of Art Teaching in Colleges and Universities"

On the fifth day of the special seminar, the seminar came to an end, but the learning enthusiasm of the experts did not decrease slightly. The main theme of the study was about the correct understanding of the educational connotation and educational methods of college teachers, and the cultivation of artistic innovation talents in colleges and universities.

At 9 o'clock in the morning, Prof. Cao Yiqiang from the China Academy of Art gave a special lecture on "Art and Creativity Education - The Educational Value of Art Teaching in Colleges and Universities". It systematically explained the true purpose and educational methods of education, and proposed the equality of disciplines and cross-integration. The point of view points out that Chinese college teachers need to correctly understand education, know how to educate themselves, and then pass on their teachings to achieve the realm of "teaching without words."

Professor Cao first emphasized the importance of art discipline before he officially entered the theme of the lecture, saying that “art” plays an important role in the art discipline. It is not only a watershed in the division of historical periods, but also the language of painting is used to explore the world and study. The universe, the only way to attach importance to scientific invention and creation. Professor Cao pointed out that art education can reflect academic, philosophical, social science, etc. Therefore, art education cannot be regarded as a profession. It is an important part of education and has a major responsibility in social development. In the development of art, we must first define the true purpose and method of education. Professor Cao pointed out that the purpose of education is divided into two aspects. It is the superficial purpose of imparting knowledge known to human beings and then carrying out personnel training. The timeliness of knowledge makes it great creative before it is discovered. Once it appears, it will become a simple knowledge and become a tool for human use. Therefore, Professor Cao further pointed out that the real purpose of education is to enable students to use known knowledge. The fastest access to knowledge, professionalism, and technical maps, discovering their own interests, cultivating problems and finding solutions to problems, and forming a smart way of thinking, which is the most classic wisdom and history that humans have ever done. Recognized as the greatest realm.

Professor Cao put forward the idea of ​​"disciplinary equality and cross-integration" on the issue of "whether there is a professional distinction?" He cites the case of the psychologist Freud's "Da Vinci and his childhood memories", further affirms the ambiguity of professional division, and quotes Wang Guowei's "study of no distinction between China and the West, ancient and modern The idea of ​​"dividing, useful and useless" and "the problem of education is to cultivate students' moral, intellectual and aesthetic qualities" further emphasizes the "discipline without boundaries".

When talking about the relationship between "design and art", Professor Cao believes that design and art cannot be separated. In the discipline construction of colleges and universities, it is necessary to strengthen the theoretical research in design, indicating that although design is based on visual presentation, theoretical research cannot be ignored, especially In the field of design education. He quoted Confucius as saying "whatever you want, not to overstep the moment", pointing out that the creative training of art education needs to know the rules, master the technology, and finally surpass the rules, transcend the technology, and realize beyond the art itself.

At the end of the lecture, Professor Cao told teachers through the poems of "Human, Nature, and Universe" in the two poems of "Quan Ye Si" and "Gift Wang Lun" that art education should maintain a keen sense of nature, followed by It is necessary to stop the classic wisdom of human beings. The third is to familiarize with and study the classic works of art created by human beings, and finally achieve the perfect unity of personal emotions and cosmic emotions.

At the end of the lecture, Vice President Feng Jialiang summed up and added. He thought that this was an educational lecture with a high degree of thought and depth. He also expressed sincere gratitude to Professor Cao for his wonderful speech.


Discussion on seminar: "How to Realize the Innovative Development of Talent Cultivation in College Art Schools"

In the afternoon, under the auspices of Vice President Chen Liang of the Fine Arts College of Nanjing Normal University, more than 90 college teachers participated in the seminar entitled “How to Realize the Innovative Development of Talent Cultivation in Colleges and Universities”. Dean Chen said that this topic is very important for most of the teachers who are engaged in the teaching management of colleges and universities. It is a problem that all college teachers need to face together.

The content of the seminar mainly focuses on "how to innovate and develop college education", including aspects related to teacher certification and core literacy curriculum design. Several teachers have a common view on whether the "innovation" and "standard" conflict and the particularity of the art profession. For example, Mr. Huang Xiaoping, the head of the Academy of Fine Arts of Chongqing Second Normal University, put forward: “Whether the modeled teacher certification can develop students' innovation.” Qu Jian, dean of Northwestern University Art College, also put forward: “From the characteristics of disciplines and the development of students' innovation From the perspective of consideration, whether the core literacy teaching concept is consistent or not.” To this end, Vice President Chen Liang said: “In terms of the relationship between university curriculum teaching and standards, the core literacy teaching concept should not be bound by the development of students. But the norm.” Chen Xin, deputy dean of the College of Art and Design of Yangzhou University also said: “The teacher certification provides more opportunities for art education in colleges and universities, and is an important step in promoting the development of art education.”

In addition, from the nature of teaching, many teachers expressed personal opinions. For example, Professor Ma Jian, the head of the Department of Fine Arts Education at the Academy of Fine Arts of Chongqing Normal University, said: “Innovation is a student-centered innovation. While paying attention to the ultimate goal of teaching, it is important to ignore the staged goals.” Yang Sanjun, deputy director of the Academy of Fine Arts, Qilu Normal University The dean said: "The innovation and development of college students must first clarify the teaching orientation and enhance the students' comprehensive quality. Students can carry out better aesthetic education in the future work and life."

After a lot of teachers' rich reports and exchanges, the seminars of the seminars of the heads of the colleges and universities of art institutes ended in a brisk atmosphere. During the seminar, there was controversy, dispelling doubts, and discussions, and more of the excitement and emotions that came from the collision of ideas in various regions.

Finally, Vice President Feng Jialiang of the Academy of Fine Arts of Nanjing Normal University summarized the closing ceremony of the seminar, saying that the seminar was held to provide new thinking and strategies for the teaching design and management of the heads of colleges and universities. Although the seminar is nearing completion, the responsible person’s sense of responsibility and enthusiasm for art education has been on the way.