Creativity In A Culture Of Conformity


This Volume is concerned with recognising and
supporting creativity in learners in the UK design &
technology national ...
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This Volume is concerned with recognising and
supporting creativity in learners in the UK design &
technology national curriculum. Despite the fact
that our teachers are required to promote innovation
and creativity, no practical assessment tools
currently exist for this purpose. Confusion
concerning the definition of 'creativity' is
universal. To counteract such deficiencies, this
work focuses on the development of a Creativity
Feedback Package to assist teachers to become more
aware of what creativity really is in design and
technology and how it may be rewarded or embedded
within mark schemes and award systems. Here, you
will find easy ways to analyse your classroom
cultures in terms of possibilities for students'
risk-taking within the context of their project
work. It will show you how students can be
facilitated to articulate and harness their own
creative processes, becoming progressively more
aware of their own designing approaches in the
process. It will also show how you and your
students, armed with clear criteria and
definitions, can easily arrive at consensual
agreements concerning the relative creativity
inherent in product outcomes.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783639149265
  • Publisher: VDM Verlag
  • Publication date: 5/15/2009
  • Pages: 380
  • Product dimensions: 0.85 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 9.00 (d)

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