Understanding creativity and the role of technology in education: a tri-modal approach PROCEEDING
Edwin Arthur Creely, Monash University, Australia ; Danah Henriksen, Arizona State University, United States ; Michael Henderson, Monash University, Australia
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in Washington, D.C., United States ISBN 978-1-939797-32-2 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA
Creativity is widely viewed as pivotal to 21st Century education, and thus is frequently connected with technology. However, creativity continues to be ill defined, difficult to recognise and even harder to systematically develop in students and in teachers. This paper proposes a new way of understanding creativity, with an eye toward technology in education settings. The authors propose that creativity has three modes of operation and emergence: the Visceral (embodiments), the Ideational (mind and conceptual) and the Observational (critical, economic and social). This paper presents creativity dynamically and cohesively as representing individual creative experience and output, in embodied ways with technology in education, as well as recognising what externally shapes, enhances and constrains creative experience and productivity systemically. Technology is at the core of the operation of these three modes. The paper also focuses on issues of power, control and discourse about what is deemed to be creative, including creative gatekeeping practices in educational settings. The tri-modal model of creativity offers a cross-disciplinary framework, one with relevance to a range of educational contexts. We share a practice example from literacy education, and its integration with technology, to illustrate the operation of the model.
Creely, E.A., Henriksen, D. & Henderson, M. (2018). Understanding creativity and the role of technology in education: a tri-modal approach. In E. Langran & J. Borup (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 2495-2503). Washington, D.C., United States: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved September 23, 2018 from https://www.learntechlib.org/primary/p/184663/.
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