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Postgraduate Module Descriptor


EFPM907: Creativity in Education: Valuing, Facilitating and Assessing It

This module descriptor refers to the 2020/1 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Abbs, P. (2003) Against the flow: Education, the arts and post modern culture. London: Routledge Falmer.

Banaji, S. & Burn, A. (2010) (2nd edition) The Rhetorics of Creativity: A Review of the Literature, London, Arts Council, England.

Beghetto, R. A. and Kaufman, J. C. (2007). Toward a broader conception of creativity: A case for 'mini-c' creativity. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity and the Arts, 12, 73-79.

Biesta, G. J. J. (2006) Beyond learning: Democratic education for a human future. Boulder: Paradigm

Boden, (2004) The Creative Mind: Myths and Mechanisms, (2nd ed) London: Routledge. (‘In a Nutshell – pages 1-10)

Chappell, K., Walsh, C., Kenny, K, Wren, H., Schmoelz, A., & Stouraitis, E. (2017). Wise humanising creativity: changing how we create in a virtual learning environment, International Journal of Game-based learning, 7, 4, 50-72.

Chappell, K. (2019) From wise humanising creativity to (post-humanising) creativity. In Creativity Policy, Partnershipsand Practice in Education edited by A. Harris, P. Thomson & K. Snepvangers, Palgrave Macmillan.

Craft, A (2010). Teaching for Possibility Thinking:  what is it, and how do we do it?  Learning Matters, Melbourne, Catholic Education Office, 15(5), 19-23

Craft, A. (2015). Creativity, Education and Society. London: IoE Press/Trentham Books.

Craft, A., Cremin, T., Burnard, P., Dragovic, T. & Chappell, K. (2012).  Possibility Thinking: culminative studies of an evidence-based concept driving creativity?  Education 3-13: International Journal of Primary, Elementary and Early Years Education.  41, 5, 538–556.

Creative Partnerships (2007) Building Creative Partnerships: A Handbook for Schools, London, Arts Council England.

Cremin, T. & Chappell, K. (2019). Creative Pedagogies: a Systematic Review. Research Papers in Education. doi.org/10.1080/02671522.2019.1677757

Cremin, T., Burnard, P., and Craft, A. (2006). Pedagogy and possibility thinking in the early years, Journal of Thinking Skills and Creativity 1, 2, pp.108-119

Davies, D., D. Jindal-Snape, D., Digby, R., Howe, A., Collier, C., Hay, P. (2014).The roles and development needs of teachers to promote creativity: A systematic review of literature. Teaching and Teacher Education, 41, 34-41.

Fleming, Michael (2008) Arts in education and creativity: a review of the literature, Creative Partnerships and Arts Council England, London

Jeffrey, B. & Craft, A. (2004), Teaching Creatively and Teaching for Creativity: distinctions and relationships, Educational Studies, 30 (1), 77-87.

Hadjigeorgiou, Y., Fokialis, P. and Kabouropoulou, M. (2012) Thinking about Creativity in Science Education. Creative Education, 3, 603-611.

Honey, M. & Kanter, D. 2013. Design-make-play: Growing the next generation of science innovators, New York, New York Hall of Science.

Meyer, A. A. And Lederman, N. G. (2013) Inventing Creativity: An Exploration of the Pedagogy of Ingenuity in Science Classrooms School Science and Mathematics, 113, (8) 400-410.

National Advisory Committee on Creative and Cultural Education (NACCCE) (1999) All Our Futures: Creativity, Culture and Education. London: DfEE

McLellan, R., Galton, M., Steward, S., Page, C. (2012) . The impact of creative initiatives on well-being: a literature review. Newcastle Upon Tyne: Creativity, Culture and Education.      

Spencer, E., Lucas, B., Claxton, G. (2012).  Progression in Creativity: developing new forms of assessment. Newcastle: CCE

http://www.creativitycultureeducation.org/wp-content/uploads/Progression-in-Creativity-Final-Report-April-2012.pdf 7 July 2012)

Thomson, P., Hall, C., Jones, K. & Sefton-Green, J. (2012) The signature pedagogies project Final Report. Newcastle upon Tyne: Creativity, Culture and Education.  Available at: http://www.creativitycultureeducation.org/wp-content/uploads/Signature_Pedagogies_Final_Report_April_2012.pdf