ERIC Number: ED505439
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002-Feb
Abstractor: As Provided
E. Paul Torrance: His Life, Accomplishments, and Legacy
Hebert, Thomas P.; Cramond, Bonnie; Spiers Neumeister,Kristie L.; Millar, Garnet; Silvian, Alice F.
National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented
E. P. Torrance: His Life, Accomplishments, and Legacy is a tribute to the renowned creativity researcher, university teacher, and mentor to numerous individuals throughout the world. This monograph is presented in three sections which include a discussion of Torrance's life, followed by an overview of his accomplishments, including his creativity research, the Future Problem Solving Program, and the Incubation Model of Teaching. The monograph concludes with a discussion of his legacy and the Torrance Center for Creative Studies. (Contains 2 figures.) [Additional funding was provided by Jacob K. Javits Gifted and Talented Students Education Act.]
Descriptors: Creativity, Gifted, Talent, Measures (Individuals), Teaching Models, Mentors, Biographies
National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented. University of Connecticut, 2131 Hillside Road Unit 3007, Storrs, CT 06269-4676. Tel: 860-486-4676; Fax: 860-486-2900; Web site: http://www.gifted.uconn.edu/nrcgt.html
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Sponsor: Department of Education (ED); Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented
Identifiers - Location: Georgia; Minnesota
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Minnesota Tests of Creative Thinking; Torrance Tests of Creative Thinking