Arts and Technology Teach-Out
Duration 2 weeks
Weekly study 2 hours
Digital upgrade Free
Discover how the arts and technology connect
From the invention of instruments and musical notation to the printing press, technology enhances our ability to create, share, and experience art.
Due to rapid advances in technology, for the first time in history, creators can distribute their work globally and in real-time.
We’re seeing artists, educators, technologists, and scientists embrace technology as an explicit form of experimentation and expression within the arts.
On this Teach-Out, you’ll hear from experts across the artistic spectrum on how technology not only enhances art but also poses unanswered questions and challenges.
What topics will you cover?
How does art impact technology, and inversely, how does technology impact art?
What are the most pressing issues facing the arts today as they relate to technology?
How have the ways in which we create, share, and experience art changed with the introduction of new technologies?
How is art meant to be experienced?
How is technology impacting arts education?
When would you like to start?
Most FutureLearn courses run multiple times. Every run of a course has a set start date but you can join it and work through it after it starts. Find out more
Who is the course for?
This Teach-Out is designed for anyone interested in learning more about the intersection of art and technology.
Who will you learn with?
University of Michigan are offering everyone who joins this course a free digital upgrade, so that you can experience the full benefits of studying online for free. This means that you get: