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ERIC Number: EJ1029969
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISSN: ISSN-1474-9041
A Situated Model of Creative Learning
Tanggaard, Lene
European Educational Research Journal, v13 n1 p107-116 2014
This article puts forward a situated model of creative learning. Most educational studies on creativity tend to concentrate on explaining the relation between teaching and creativity while keeping learning as a secondary concept. However, it has been stated that it is likely that teaching creatively leads to creative learning, suggesting that there is a need to describe the concept of creative learning and to analyse its possible constituents. Accordingly, this presentation introduces an empirically based and theoretically informed model of a creative learning community. The model is based on three key concepts or learning principles which can take different forms in particular settings and social practices. These are respectively: (1) Immersion in the topic of interest, in traditions and in the subject matter, (2) Experimentation and inquiry learning and (3) Resistance from the material of interest. As a theoretical point of departure, this presentation will outline a situated model of creativity and learning, and following this, will introduce a model of creative learning. This presentation will include several empirical examples. In the final part, the model will be discussed in relation to the concept of creative teaching.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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