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ERIC Number: ED108056
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Pages: 59
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Theoretical Formulation and Empirical Validation of a Construct of Creativity.
Haladyna, Thomas
Creativity has been conceptualized as either cognitive or affective, and an analysis of research has indicated that these two approaches are incompatible. In this study, a rapprochement was attempted between two theoretical approaches using procedures recommended by Cronbach and Meehl (1955). First, a construct of creativity was formulated, then measures were explicated, and finally, a construct validation of these measures was attempted. Results indicated two possible construct reformulations, a one-factor versus a three factor interpretation. To resolve this dilemma, more universally accepted criterion measures appear to have the most promise for accurately identifying creative talent. (Author)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
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Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (Washington, D. C., March 30-April 3, 1975); Not available in hard copy due to marginal legibility of original document