Themes in Creativity & Education

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The study of Creativity and Education includes an immense amount of information and my goal, at this point, is to cluster my exploration into particular  'themes' with a view to watch for trends and authors and perhaps insight into the progression of the themes over recent decades.

 Characteristics of Creative People

Torrance, 1963; Cropley, 1992; Bachtold, 1974; Dettmer 1981; Getzels & Jackson, 1962; Mackinnon, 1963; Sternberg, 1985; Amabile, 1996; Sawyer, 2006 

Definitions & Tests of Creativity

Barron & harrington, 1981; Hennessey & Amabile, 1988; Torrance Tests, 1974.

Teachers Concepts of Creativity

Fryer & Collings, 1991; Myers & Torrance, 1961; Runco 1984& 1989 

Creativity and Age

Czikszentmihalyi & Robinson, 1986; Gruber, 1986; Sawyer, 2006.

Students performance affected by teachers' attitudes towards them

Brophy & Good, 1970; Kenealy et al, 1991; Rosenthal & Jacobson, 1968.

'Briefcase Syndrome' of creativity

MacKinnon, 1983 (p.123); Becker, 1983.

Confidence & Creativity

Kimbell et al 1991; Fryer, 1996 (p 82 telling people they are creative makes them more likely to be creative); Fritz, 1996.

Teaching Media/Design and Creativity

Davis, 2000;  Kimbell, 1996; Hill, 1998.

Teaching Creativity in all learners

Fryer, 1996; Beetlestone, 1998; Lubart & Sternberg, 1995; (through metaphysical thinking --Glucksberg, Manfredi & McGlone, 1997,  Lakoff 1993; Glucksbert & Reysar, 1990; Lewis article - A Framework..., Journal of Technology Education, vol 17 1 Fall 2005)

Assessing Creativity

Fryer, 1996; Beetlestone, 1998; Cochrane, 1975.

Societal Success needed for Creativity in 'new age'

Barak & Doppelf ( 1998)

Creativity - What is it?

Bailin, 1994; Bruner, 1962; Lubart, 1994; Sawyer, 2006; Sternberg & O'Hara, 1999.

Theoretical Frameworks

Tardiff & Sternberg, 1988; Busse & mansfield, 1980; Koestler, 1969; houtz, 1994. Cross 2002

(Creative cognition Amabile 1996, Bink & March 2000, Finkle, Word & Smith, 1992; Runco & Chand, 1995; Wan & Chiu 2002, Finke et al 1992, Work, Smith & Vaid 1997; Weisbert, 1993.

Creativity & Intelligence ( or knowledge domains)

Gardner, 1999; Fieldhusen, 1993; Sternbert, 1985, 1988; Lewis article - Creavitiy , a framework etc; Nickerson 1999; Lubart & STernberg, 1995; Weisbert, 1999.

Creativity & Problem Finding

Moore, 1993; Lewis, petrina & GHill, 1998; France & Davis, 2001; Wertheimer, 1968; Getzels & Csikszentmihalyi, 1976; Jay & Perkins, 1997; Mumford, Recter-Palmon & Redmond, 1994.

Creativity & Multicultural Experiences

Bassett-Jones, 2005;  Maeher & Yammaguchi, 2001; Chiu & Hong, 2005; glover, Ronning & Reynolds, 1989; Nameth & Kwan, 1987; Simonton, 1997, 1999; Lambert, Tucker & D'Anglejan, 1973; Guimera et al, 2005; Levine & Moreland, 2004.  ***Article pdf, Leuny, Maddax, Galinsky & Chiu. Multicultural Experience Enhances Creativity - Maddux & Galinsky, 2007.

Creativity & Motivation (intrisic vs extrinsic)

Csikszentmihalyi; Amabile 1985, 1986; Hennessey & Amabile 1998; Eisenberger & Cameron, 1996