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ERIC Number: EJ1095180
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Nov
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0047-231X
Using Project- and Theme-Based Learning to Encourage Creativity in Science
Vaidya, Ashwin
Journal of College Science Teaching, v45 n2 Nov 2015
In this article, the authors describe a project that was developed for an introductory-level physics course. The aim of the project was to encourage the creative process in science, as science is seldom mentioned in discussions about creativity. They sought to engage students in the creative process by posing a collective challenge to the class. The challenge involved designing a sustainable means by which to produce short films on the theme of sustainability. Through the project, students experienced project-based learning, open-ended questions, and independent research.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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