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EDUC 2012 Understanding and Valuing Creativity: Welcome & Course Readings

Welcome to your course guide

Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

EDUC 2012 Required Course Readings


The links are for required readings found in the Walden databases ONLY. For all other readings, see your course resources.

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Azzam, A. M., & Robinson, K. (2009). Why creativity now? A conversation with Sir Ken Robinson. Educational Leadership, 67(1), 22–26.

Brinkman, D. J. (2010). Teaching creatively and teaching for creativity. Arts Education Policy Review, 111(2),48–50. 

Ford, C. M., Sharfman, M. P. & Dean, J. W. (2008). Factors associated with creative strategic decisions. Creativity and Innovation Management, 17(3), 171–185. 

Knodt, J. S. (2010). Teaching creativity: Building innovation through open-inquiry learning. School Library Monthly, 26(9), 41–44. 

Livingston, L. (2010). Teaching creativity in higher education. Arts Education Policy Review, 111(2), 59–62. 

Lovett, R. A. (2006). Jog your brain. Psychology Today, 39(3), 55–56.

O’Sullivan, M. K., & Dallas, K. B. (2010). A collaborative approach to implementing 21st century skills in a high school senior research class. Education Libraries, 33(1), 3–9.

Rotherham, A. J., & Willingham, D. (2009). 21st century skills: The challenges ahead. Educational Leadership, 67(1), 16–21.

Silvia, P., Martin, C., & Nusbaum, E. C. (2009). A snapshot of creativity: Evaluating a quick and simple method for assessing divergent thinking. Thinking Skills and Creativity, 4(2), 79–85.

Sternberg, R. J. (2007). Finding students who are wise, practical, and creative. Chronicle of Higher Education, 53(44), B11–12.

Tassoul, M., & Buijs, J. (2007). Clustering: An essential step from diverging and converging. Creativity and Innovation Management, 16(1), 16–26.

Umphrey, J. (2010). Toward 21st century supports. Education Digest, 75(6), 48–53. 

Zampetakis, L. A., Bouranta, N., & Moustakis, V. S. (2010). On the relationship between individual creativity and time management. Thinking Skills and Creativity, 5(1), 23–32.



Other Readings

Optional or supplemental readings may or may not be available in the library. Find further information about optional readings here.

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