Creative Learning in Higher Education: International Perspectives and Approaches

Creative Learning in Higher Education: International Perspectives and Approaches

By: Patrick Blessinger (editor), Linda S. Watts (editor)Paperback

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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.

About Author

Linda S. Watts is Professor of American Studies and Co-Director of the Project for Interdisciplinary Pedagogy at the University of Washington Bothell, USA. Patrick Blessinger is Founder and Executive Director of the International Higher Education Teaching and Learning Association (HETL), USA.


Foreword, Norman Jackson Preface Part I: Principles and Concepts Chapter One: History and Nature of Creative Learning, Patrick Blessinger and Linda S. Watts Part II: Successful Practices in Creative Learning: Cases Chapter Two: Promoting Creative Learners through Innovative Pedagogy, Fredricka Reisman Chapter Three: Participatory Choreographies, Our Future Cities, and the Place of Creative Learning in International Arts Exchanges, Kanta Kochhar-Lindgren Chapter Four: Configuring Interdisciplinarity: The Common Core at the University of Hong Kong, Gray Kochhar-Lindgren Chapter Five: Creating Meaningful Learning Spaces through Phenomenological Strategies, David Giles and Clare McCarty Chapter Six: Creative Learning Strategies: Learning How to Cooperate, Nives Dolsak, and Cinnamon Hillyard Chapter Seven: Toward Mindful Assessment in Higher Education: A Case-Study in Contemplative Commentary on Student Work to Promote Creative Learning, Linda S. Watts Chapter Eight: Play and 3D Enquiry for Stimulating Creative Learning, Alison James Chapter Nine: The Dynamics of Creative Learning: A Case Study in Best Practices in Public Urban Higher Education, Gina Rae Foster Part III: Enhancing Creative Learning: Essays Chapter Ten: Creative Approaches to Stimulate Classroom Discussions, Stephen Brookfield Chapter Eleven: Developing Creative Competencies through Improvisation-Living Musically, Rob Kaplan Chapter Twelve: Realizing the Potential for Creativity in Teaching and Learning, Lorraine Stefani Part IV: Conclusion Chapter Thirteen: The Future of Creative Learning, Linda S. Watts and Patrick Blessinger Index About the Contributors

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  • ISBN13: 9781138962361
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 246
  • ID: 9781138962361
  • weight: 404
  • ISBN10: 1138962368

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