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Creative learning and possibility thinking

Jeffrey, Bob and Craft, Anna (2006). Creative learning and possibility thinking. In: Jeffrey, Bob ed. Creative learning practices: European experiences. Ethnography and Education. London, UK: Tufnell Press.

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Abstract

About the book: This book results from The Creative Learning and Student’s Perspectives (CLASP) research project which examined processes of creative learning. Nine research groups throughout Europe explored creative learning practices in a variety of different educational contexts.
The research observed teachers across the cultures constructing real and critical events, incorporating external collaborations, being innovative with space and modeling their own creativity for students. Secondly, it identified some characteristics of creative learning itself, e.g. intellectual enquiry, engaged productivity and process and product reviews. Thirdly, the research demonstrated how teacher strategies and creative learning became meaningful to students with the students gaining self affirmation, developing social identities and appreciating being given a social role in pedagogic evaluation.
The book details the research in Austria, Denmark, England, Ireland, Poland, Portugal, Scotland, Spain and Sweden.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Academic Unit/Department: Education and Language Studies
Education and Language Studies > Education
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Item ID: 6534
Depositing User: Anna Craft
Date Deposited: 01 Feb 2007
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2010 19:56
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/6534
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