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Creativity : a handbook for teachers

Author: Ai-Girl Tan
Publisher: Singapore ; Hackensack, N.J. : World Scientific, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Creativity: A Handbook for Teachers covers topics related to creativity research, development, theories and practices. It serves as a reference for academics, teacher educators, teachers, and scientists to stimulate further "dialogue" on ways to enhance creativity.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ai-Girl Tan
ISBN: 9812569596 9789812569592 9789812569585 9812569588
OCLC Number: 151958028
Description: lix, 586 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Contents: Foreword : encouraging creativity in education / Mark A. Runco --
Foreword : creating a world of possibilities : indigenous and cultural perspectives / Uichol Kim --
Preface : the multiple roles of educators in children's creativity / Thomas B. Ward --
Introduction : creativity for teachers / Ai-Girl Tan --
Creativity as a habit / Robert Sternberg --
Creativity and motivation in the classroom : a social psychological and multi-cultural perspective / Beth A. Hennessey --
High ability and creativity : conceptual and developmental perspectives / Kurt A. Heller --
Creativity and its cultivation / Jiannong Shi, Xiaojun Qu, Tongran Liu --
The biological basis of creativity / Martin Reuter --
Creativity research and the classroom : from pitfalls to potential / Ronald A. Beghetto --
The two Torrance creativity tests : the Torrance tests of creative thinking and thinking creatively in action and movement / Kyung-Hee Kim --
Identification of talents / Christoph Perleth, Annett Wilde --
Assessing creativity : a componential model / Klaus K. Urban --
Education toward the future : asking questions / Erika Landau --
Creativity in special education / Ching-Chih Kuo --
Using assessment to foster creativity / Arthur Cropley, David Cropley --
Possibility thinking in the early years and primary classroom / Anna Craft --
Training methods of creative learning and practice / Horst Kasper --
Use of word symbol puzzles to foster creativity among students / R. Subramaniam, Ngoh-Khang Goh, Lian-Sai Chia --
Enhancing thinking and leadership skills through creative problem solving / Gerard J. Puccio, Susan Keller-Mathers --
Cultivating critical and creative thinking skills / Siew-Lang Kong --
The Japanese creativity education and creativity techniques : a perspective from the enterprise / Makoto Takahashi --
Academic and global contexts for creativity : interdisciplinary perspectives / Donald Ambrose --
Technology-enhanced creativity / Effie Lai-Chong Law --
Programmer creativity / Gary Greenfield --
Automated assessment of creative solutions in mathematics through comparative parsing / Nava L. Livne, Oren E. Livne, Charles A. Wight --
Fostering creative behavior in the Asian classroom : the role of self-regulatory and self processes / Wan-Har Chong --
Promoting children's personal strengths : positive psychology goes to school / Albert Kienfie Liau --
Creativity in rehabilitation psychology / Chih-Chin Chou, Julie Chronistor, Fong Chan --
Constructive creativity in education / Ai-Girl Tan, Shyh-Shin Wong --
Creativity and the brain / Włodzisław Duch --
Culture and creativity in organizations : an integration of commonalities, divergences, and levels / Keith James, Jacob Eisenberg --
Epilogue : creativity research, ethics and health / Ai-Girl Tan, Lai-Chong Law, Shyh-Shin Wong.
Responsibility: editor, Ai-Girl Tan.

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