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Creative learning in higher education, international perspectives and approaches, edited by Linda S. Watts and Patrick Blessinger - pbk

This book provides higher education faculty and administrators a scholarly resource on the most salient aspects and emerging trends in creative learning in higher education today. International contributors explore ways to foster creativity in any student, regardless of academic discipline or demographic characteristics and demonstrate that creativity is a skill all students can and should learn. Chapters analyzes how different countries and cultures implement creative learning, exploring issues of instruction, assessment, and ultimately how these practices are transforming learning. This important book helps higher education professionals understand and cultivate creative learning across disciplines in any college and university setting
Table Of Contents
History and nature of creative learning / Patrick Blessinger and Linda S. Watts -- Promoting creative learners through innovative pedagogy / Fredricka Reisman -- Participatory choreographies, our future cities, and the place of creative learning in international arts exchanges / Kanta Kochhar-Lindgren -- Configuring interdisciplinarity : the common core at the University of Hong Kong / Gray Kochhar-Lindgren -- Creating meaningful learning spaces through phenomenological strategies / David Giles and Clare McCarty -- Creative learning strategies : learning how to cooperate / Nives Dolsak, and Cinnamon Hillyard -- Toward mindful assessment in higher education : a case-study in contemplative commentary on student work to promote creative learning / Linda S. Watts -- Play and 3D enquiry for stimulating creative learning / Alison James -- Dynamics of creative learning : a case study in best practices in public urban higher education / Gina Rae Foster -- Creative approaches to stimulate classroom discussions / Stephen Brookfield -- Developing creative competencies through improvisation/living musically / Rob Kaplan -- Realizing the potential for creativity in teaching and learning / Lorraine Stefani -- The Future of creative learning / Linda S. Watts and Patrick Blessinger
Physical Description
xxiii, 245 p. :, ill. ;, 23 cm

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