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ERIC Number: EJ814010
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 13
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 39
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1436-4522
Integrating Creativity into Online University Classes
Muirhead, Brent
Educational Technology & Society, v10 n1 p1-13 2007
In this article, the author provides a concise discussion on creativity, defining the term, sharing theoretical background information and offering insights into promoting creativity in online university classes. Emphasis will be placed on relevant ways to integrate creativity into instructional activities across the academic disciplines. He briefly touches upon the subject of integrating creativity instruction into online teaching. Instructors are essential to insuring that students have the opportunities to demonstrate creativity in their online discussions and assignments. Student curiosity should be continually encouraged by developing a learning climate that stimulates risk taking and exploration of ideas.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Arizona