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Creativity, community and ICT
What do you think being creative means? This unit engages with the debates surrounding...
What do you think being creative means? This unit engages with the debates surrounding the term ‘creativity’ and explores ways in which ICT creates new opportunities for creativity and collaborative working. The unit would be of interest to teachers, parents and carers, and can be studied on an individual basis or as part of a school-based training session.
After studying this unit you should be able to:
- engage in debates on different views of creativity and form a view on what creativity means;
- recognise the ways in which individuals can be creators and generators of new knowledge;
- explore ways in which ICT creates new opportunities for creative, collaborative activity.
- Current section: Introduction
- Learning outcomes
- 1 Exploring creativity
- 2 Creative communities and ICT
- 3 A knowledge-building community
- 4 Collaborative creativity
- 5 A community of writers
- 6 One hundred possibilities
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Creativity, community and ICT
The activities in this unit are designed to support an individual or group of teachers in preparing a school-based training session for colleagues on creativity and information and communications technology (ICT) in the curriculum.
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Originally published: Thursday, 21st July 2011
Last updated on: Wednesday, 5th September 2012
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