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TONIC  EDUCATION- ModernMusicalInstrument Design<br />
WHY EDUCATION?<br />Promoting natural fiber composite musical instrument knowledge more widely<br />Seeking to ensure the ...
BENCHMARKING<br />Musical instrument education worldwide is:<br />  - linked to secondary vocational education<br />  - ba...
FINDING A PLACE FOR EDUCATION<br />TONIC basedModernMusicalInstrument Design educationwillbe a part of the DegreeProgramme...
DEGREE PROGRAMME IN DESIGN<br />4 academicyears, 240 credits<br />Design and Business arepartlylinked to eachother<br />Vi...
Studentspecialisationopportunities<br />   - optionalstudymodules<br />   - multidisciplinarycompanyprojects<br />  - entr...
MODERN MUSICAL INSTRUMENT DESIGN- educationpath<br />First students can start studying in autumn 2012<br />Plastic materia...
Also some smaller virtual studies as a part of existing study modules of Degree Programme in Design e.g. sustainable devel...
APPLYING AND MORE INFORMATION<br />General eligibilityfor applying is givenby a completeduppersecondaryorvocationaleducati...
THANK YOU<br />Questions and time for conversation<br />
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Tonic education & Degree Programme in Design - Suvi Sirainen

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Tonal Innovation Center (TONIC) hosted the second annual International Musical Instruments Seminar in Joensuu, Finland on 14th September- 16th September 2011.

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Tonic education & Degree Programme in Design - Suvi Sirainen

  1. 1. TONIC EDUCATION- ModernMusicalInstrument Design<br />
  2. 2. WHY EDUCATION?<br />Promoting natural fiber composite musical instrument knowledge more widely<br />Seeking to ensure the product development and growth of the industry in the future<br />Obtaining TONIC goal of economic development of Finnish enterprises to employ 350 people and get 1% of global musical instrument market by the year 2025. <br />
  3. 3. BENCHMARKING<br />Musical instrument education worldwide is:<br /> - linked to secondary vocational education<br /> - based on handicraft <br />TONIC education goal is not competing with Luthierschools, but allowing for the continuation of musical instrument studies <br /> (higher education & the new material)<br />North Karelia as a great learning environment<br />
  4. 4. FINDING A PLACE FOR EDUCATION<br />TONIC basedModernMusicalInstrument Design educationwillbe a part of the DegreeProgramme in Design, which is totallycarried out in English<br />For studentsit is important to understand design process and just completetheirstudies with plastic and musicalinstrumenttechnologies<br />DegreeProgramme in Design hasmanyfeaturesthatsupport the TONIC idea<br />
  5. 5. DEGREE PROGRAMME IN DESIGN<br />4 academicyears, 240 credits<br />Design and Business arepartlylinked to eachother<br />Visual communication, synthesis and systempresentationskills for product and serviceconceptcreation, client and user-driveninteraction in innovationprocesses, understanding and empathy for environmentalsustainabledevelopment<br />Real case projects via ´learning by doing´ methods.<br />
  6. 6. Studentspecialisationopportunities<br /> - optionalstudymodules<br /> - multidisciplinarycompanyprojects<br /> - entrepreneurshippossibilities<br /> - studiesabroad<br />Workopportunities for (industrial) Designer -Bachelor of Culture and Arts<br /> - tasksrelated to innovation, productdevelopment<br /> and marketing<br /> - design consultancy, tradeorproductionindustry, <br />self-emploeydentrepreneur<br />
  7. 7. MODERN MUSICAL INSTRUMENT DESIGN- educationpath<br />First students can start studying in autumn 2012<br />Plastic material studies (2-3 cr) as a part of the Degree Programme in Design <br />Optional Studies:<br /> - Plastic Technology 3 cr<br /> - Plastic Joinings and Decoratings 3 cr<br /> - The History of Musical Instruments 5 cr<br /> - Understanding Musical Instruments: physics, <br /> acoustics and sensations 5 cr<br />
  8. 8. Also some smaller virtual studies as a part of existing study modules of Degree Programme in Design e.g. sustainable development<br />Cooperation with Ikaalinen College of Arts and Design<br />Study and practical training possibilities in Finland and abroad<br />We have also planned to test the education and try to arouse an interest to this subject already this autumn by introducing natural fiber composite material to design students.<br />
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  10. 10. APPLYING AND MORE INFORMATION<br />General eligibilityfor applying is givenby a completeduppersecondaryorvocationaleducation<br />Applying in (jan-feb) 2012:www.admissions.fi<br />MORE INFORMATION: <br />University website:www.pkamk.fi/eng/<br />TONIC Center: www.tonal.fi<br />
  11. 11. THANK YOU<br />Questions and time for conversation<br />

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