ERIC Number: ED048097
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Creativity: The State of the Art. Report of a National Seminar. An Occasional Paper.
Institute for Development of Educational Activities, Dayton, OH.
These presentations made at a seminar on creativity include: 1) "Creative Potential and the Educational Experience" by Sidney Parnes, a discussion of the state of the art tracing the rise of interest in creativity through the 1950's to the present; 2) "The 'Ah ha!' Experience" by James Lenowitz, a description of the creative individual as one with a low threshold of discomfort who perceives problems but has the mental stamina to wrestle with them; 3) "Creativity Through Brainstorming" by Charles Clark, a description of the technique of brainstorming giving the results of a session and describing an actual fishbowl session and the consensus arrived at as a result of it; 4) "Creative Approach to Social Problems" by Victor J. Papanek, examples of ideas originated by students to help the world with its social problems; 5) "Creativity and the Changing Environment" by Daniel E. Noble, a discussion of characteristics of the creative mind and the effects of creativity on man's technological culture; 6) "The City of Man" by Constantinos A. Doxiadis, a discussion of the role of architects and planners in making cities more human; 7) "Position Statement" of J. P. Guilford, a discussion of "creativity 20 years later" which traces his early research and reviews the structure-of-the-intellect model and its relationship to creativity. (JS)
Institute for Development of Educational Activities, Inc., P.O. Box 628, Far Hills Branch, Dayton, Ohio 45419 ($1.50)
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Sponsor: Institute for Development of Educational Activities, Dayton, OH.; Thomas Alva Edison Foundation, Detroit, MI.; Johnson Foundation, Inc., Racine, WI.
Authoring Institution: Institute for Development of Educational Activities, Dayton, OH.