Creativity is recognised as a valuable human quality for personal, social, technological and economic reasons and many school curriculum documents assert that creativity can be taught. In science education, it is often argued that it is through engagement in investigative practical work that students develop the possibility of thinking and problem-solving abilities that underpin creativity. This book offers an insight into the clash and complement of mental illness and creativity, as well as the challenge to higher education of elaborating on teaching and learning innovation that can be used to evaluate and subsequently inform the design of creativity-enhancing pedagogical practice and creative problem solving through technology education.
Whatever you're creative agenda is, use this book to instantly generate new ideas. Attractive and easy-to-use, Creativity Now provides an instant source of inspiration for times when creative stimulation runs dry. This updated edition is packed full of innovative exercises, tips, tricks, stories and inspirational examples. You will find out how to unleash endless streams of ideas on any topic and turn them into a success.
In The New Leader: Harnessing the Power of Creativity to Produce Change, readers will develop an understanding of the relationship between creativity, leadership, and change. They will analyze the creative process, learn how to develop a creative culture, and understand effective leadership styles that promote creativity and change.
This study is concerned with creativity in education - especially in arts education (broadly conceived to include the visual arts, music, and creative writing). Using insights from philosophy, psychoanalysis, and semiotics, the book examines the creative processes of many artists in different media, showing how art works often result from processes of construction, deconstruction, and reconstruction that may be long and laborious.