ERIC Number: EJ822011
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Jan
Highly Inventive Explorer of Creativity: An Interview with John Baer
Henshon, Suzanna E.
Roeper Review, v31 n1 p3-7 Jan 2009
Dr. John Baer is a Professor in the Department of Teacher Education at Rider University. Dr. Baer has published 10 books and scores of research articles and book chapters on creativity, cooperative learning, and other educational psychology topics. His research on the development of creativity and his teaching have both won national awards, including the American Psychological Association's Berlyne Prize for research on the Psychology of Creativity and the Arts and the National Conference on College Teaching and Learning's Award for Innovative Excellence in Teaching, Learning, and Technology. He currently serves on the editorial board of four educational and cognitive psychology journals. In this interview, Dr. Baer talks about what led him to study creativity, the people who have influenced his thinking, and his insights about creative myths and misconceptions.
Descriptors: College Faculty, Interviews, Creativity, Educational Psychology, Misconceptions, Cooperative Learning, Cognitive Psychology
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: Higher Education
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