Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:July, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 18 |
Total Time Commitment:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
CoordinatorAssoc Prof John Munro
Call: 13 MELB (13 6352)
This subject examines the process of creativity and its implications for teaching and curriculum. Topics covered include: Models of creativity (componential and stage models); the psychological characteristics that promote creative productive achievement; the relationship between creativity and traditional intelligence; the conditions most likely to lead to creativity; the types of thinking that lead to creative outcomes; teaching for creativity, creative problem solving, pedagogical implications and classroom application; measuring creativity; innovation.
On subject completion you should be able to:
A 5,000 word assignment reviewing a particular issue in creativity and identifying implications for practice
Attendance at all classes (tutorial/seminars/practical classes/lectures/labs) is obligatory. Failure to attend 80% of classes will normally result in failure in the subject.
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
Ambrose, D., Cohen, L.M. & Tannenaum A.J. (Ed). Creative intelligence. Towards theoretic integration. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton.
Fasko, D. (Ed.). (2003). Critical thinking and reasoning: current research, theory, and practice. Cresskill, N.J.: Hampton Press. Mayesky, M. (2003). How to foster creativity in all children. Clifton Park, NY: Thomson/Delmar Learning.
Mason, J.H. (2003). The value of creativity : the origins and emergence of a modern belief. Burlington, VT: Ashgate. Tusa, J. (Ed.) (2003). On creativity: interviews exploring the process. London: Methuen.
Sawyer, R.K. (2003). Creativity and development. Oxford University Press, NY. Wyse, D. & Jones, R. (2003). Creativity in the primary curriculum. London: David Fulton.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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On completion of this subject you should be able to:
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