Course code MākZ1021
Faculty Faculty of Education, Psychology and Art
Credit points, number of lectures
Credit points ECTS Credit points Total number of auditorium hours Number of lecture hours Number of seminars and practical work hours Number of student independent work hours
2 3 32 22 10 48
E-courses MākZ1021: Theory of Art Systems Development
Course annotation The course aim is to teach students the systems thinking art as well to develop their skills to define and predict rising contradictions.
Students are taught to define possible resources systemically and to be able to use them for the decision of art problems, to descry and apply in practice regularity of the arts development in order to systemic and integrated assessment of the state of art systems as well as for scientifically proved predictions of the further development of ones.
The course shows basic principles of the research work in the arts.
Results Academic and professional competencies acquired in the course.
After finishing the course students should be aware of the principles of systems thinking in the arts, have a good knowledge of creative tasks solving methods as well principles of the Creative Person development theory, be able to solve complex creative tasks in the arts, to predict the development of its subjects and means of expressions, to put forward and prove hypotheses, to form individual research card indexes.
Course plan 1.Introduction in history of Creative Thinking theory. Aims and methods of the course.L2
2.Hierarchy and functions of the arts systems . L2
3.Levels of changes in the development of arts systems. L2
4.Structure of arts systems. L1, P1
5.Development of arts systems topics. L1, P1
6.Contradictions in arts systems development and solving techniques.L3, P1
7. Ideal arts system. Resources for arts systems synthesis.L3, P1
8.The law of the arts systems ranks reduction. L2
9.Standard solving of some classes of the arts problems.L4, P6
10.Foster's S-curve of the arts systems development. L2


Requirements for obtaining credit points Probation will consist of homeworks (50%) and examination (50%). Examination - oral exam.

Study programmes Art