Creative Arts in Interdisciplinary Practice: Inquiries for Hope and Change

Creative Arts in Interdisciplinary Practice: Inquiries for Hope and Change

by Cheryl L. McLean
     
 
Music therapy to help treat patients with schizophrenia. Collaborative live art practices that transform feelings of dislocation among refugees. Media arts training to foster inclusive social participation among persons with disabilities. These are just a few examples of the creative arts in action across a range of disciplines, making a critical difference for

Overview

Music therapy to help treat patients with schizophrenia. Collaborative live art practices that transform feelings of dislocation among refugees. Media arts training to foster inclusive social participation among persons with disabilities. These are just a few examples of the creative arts in action across a range of disciplines, making a critical difference for individuals and society. In this collection of creative research in action, leading academics, health researchers, physicians, educators, environmentalists, and artists share first-hand accounts of how they’re using the creative arts in cutting-edge research and in methodologies for health, hope, and change. These compelling accounts demonstrate how the creative arts can cross disciplines and fields in search of solutions while creating new communities for change in the process.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781550593853
Publisher:
Brush Education
Publication date:
01/01/2010
Pages:
440
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 8.80(h) x 1.30(d)

Meet the Author

Cheryl L. McLean is an independent scholar and publisher of The International Journal of the Creative Arts in Interdisciplinary Practice (IJCAIP). A leading contributor to the field of the creative arts in interdisciplinary research, she has been a keynote speaker, lecturer and workshop facilitator at conferences and events across North America.

Robert Kelly, PhD, is an associate professor at the University of Calgary with a special research focus on creative development and design thinking in teacher education. Robert is profiled on the University of Calgary’s Great Teachers website and is a frequent keynote speaker on the topics of creative development and design thinking for innovation.

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