The Transparent Body: The Entanglement Of Pedagogical Issues In Drawing And Research In The University

It is generally accepted that the activity of drawing creates shared circuits between active perception, cognition and creativity, thus playing a constitutive role in the production and communication of knowledge. In recent years, there has been an increasing proliferation of drawing based research developing new approaches to integrating drawing within the curriculum of university teaching, as a means of enhancing general literacy, problem solving and discovery, alongside STEM areas (science, technology, engineering and mathematics (Anderson, 2014, 2017; Gansterer, 2011; Tversky, 1999). However, there has been little work regarding the experiencial impact of drawing in the context of Portuguese University, a work that bridges the divide between the views of artists, researchers, professors and students that use drawing as a tool of inquiry, communication and record outside the traditional areas to which it is commonly associated.
The vídeo presentation reflects an experience occurred since 2014, within the project Drawing in the University Today’, at the Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Porto and the Abel Salazar Institute of Biomedical Sciences. The students from fine arts and from medicine were challenged in terms of their territories of knowledge. We will present and discuss the project.

Event Title European Conference on Educational Research - ECER2018
Comunication Title The Transparent Body: The Entanglement Of Pedagogical Issues In Drawing And Research In The University
Date 3 of September of 2018