ERIC Number: ED455739
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
Creativity in Education & Learning: A Guide for Teachers and Educators.
Cropley, Arthur J.
This book explores creativity in the context of education, focusing on what creativity is, how it works, and how it can be fostered. The book sets forth general principles for encouraging creativity in schools, higher education, and the family. The chapters are: (1) "Creativity: Basic Concepts"; (2) "The Role of Thinking in Creativity"; (3) "Creativity: The Role of Personal Properties"; (4) "Creativity in Adults and Children"; (5) "Measuring Creativity: Creative Thinking"; (6) "Measuring Creativity: Personal Properties"; (7) "Fostering Creativity in Educational Settings"; and (8) "Creativity in Higher Education." (Contains 7 tables, 3 figures, and 385 references.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Creative Development, Creativity, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Learning, Teaching Methods
Stylus Publishing Inc., 22883 Quicksilver Drive, Sterling, VA 20166-2012 ($27.50). Web site: http://www.styluspub.com.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Published by Kogan Page Limited.