Creative pedagogies and the contemporary school classroom
Dezuanni, Michael & Jetnikoff, Anita (2011) Creative pedagogies and the contemporary school classroom. In Sefton-Green, Julian, Thompson, Pat, Bresler, Liora, & Jones, Ken (Eds.) The Routledge International Handbook of Creative Learning. Routledge (Taylor & Francis Group), New York ; London.
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This chapter explores the ‘creative pedagogies’ of imaginative teaching and learning and the development of creative capacities in formal schooling. It considers how educational policies enable and constrain creative thinking as students learn through play and experimentation. The chapter outlines two classroom based case studies involving creative media technologies in Queensland, Australia. It argues that Queensland’s ‘open’ system of curriculum development enabled the two schools to implement transdisciplinary ‘rich tasks’ for the students. However, there are constraints related to the social mediation of creativity and the influence of high stakes testing in foregrounding ‘value’ and ‘purpose’ in learning.
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|Item Type:||Book Chapter|
|Keywords:||Creative pedagogy, Creative learning, Media and arts curriculum and creativity, New media and creativity, Creativity and curriculum|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > CURRICULUM AND PEDAGOGY (130200)|
|Divisions:||Current > Research Centres > Office of Education Research
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Past > Institutes > Institute for Creative Industries and Innovation
Past > Schools > School of Cultural & Language Studies in Education
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2011 Routledge (Taylor & Francis Group).|
|Deposited On:||16 Dec 2010 02:57|
|Last Modified:||17 Aug 2016 14:42|
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