What if teachers had the tools to understand and enhance the creative thinking of students?
Jamieson-Proctor, Romina Margaret and Albion, Peter. (2016) What if teachers had the tools to understand and enhance the creative thinking of students? Australian Computers in Education Conference, ACCE 2016. Australia: Queensland Society for Information Technology in Education. pp. 74 - 82
|Authors||Jamieson-Proctor, Romina Margaret and Albion, Peter|
The economic and social well-being of Australia is based on its citizens’ ability to adapt and create knowledge and products in response to societal needs. The fruits of creativity enrich our culture and improve the quality of our lives. This paper presents an innovative theoretical framework for Distributed Creativity in classrooms that might be used to explore and define forms of complementarity among students to support production of creative ideas or products; and investigate ways in which Distributed Creativity can be used by researchers and educators to study and optimise student creative potential. The Distributed Creativity framework is predicated on the transformational potential of digital technologies to afford students the capacity to work collaboratively and engage in what has been termed mini-c creativity.
|Keywords||creativity; theoretical framework; distributed creativity|
|Journal||Australia Council of Computers in Education 2016|
|Publisher||Queensland Society for Information Technology in Education|
|Web address (URL)||http://conference.acce.edu.au/index.php/acce/acce2016/paper/view/47|
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|Page range||74 - 82|
|Research Group||School of Education|
|Place of publication||Australia|
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