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Arts-informed Learning Methods in Non-arts Classrooms: Creating Multiple Ways of Knowing and Increasing Creative Thinking in Graduate Education


Arts-informed Learning Methods in Non-arts Classrooms: Creating Multiple Ways of Knowing and Increasing Creative Thinking in Graduate Education

Reilly, Rosemary C. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7274-4488 (2015) Arts-informed Learning Methods in Non-arts Classrooms: Creating Multiple Ways of Knowing and Increasing Creative Thinking in Graduate Education. In: Coleman, Kathryn and Flood, Adele, (eds.) Capturing creativity through creative teaching. Common Ground Publishing, Champaign, IL, pp. 48-72. ISBN 978-1-61229-636-4

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This chapter outlines the use of various arts-informed teaching methods for use in a non-arts graduate classroom in order to promote transformational learning, cognitive development, and creative capacity. In addition to a description of various instructional strategies, a pilot project examining the impact on student thinking will be discussed.

Divisions:Concordia University > Faculty of Arts and Science > Applied Human Sciences
Item Type:Book Section
Authors:Reilly, Rosemary C.
Editors:Coleman, Kathryn and Flood, Adele
Date:February 2015
  • Organization Development and Change Endowment Fund, Academy of Management
Keywords:Arts-Informed Learning Methods; Higher Education; Creative Thinking; Transformative Learning
ID Code:983316
Deposited By: Rosemary Reilly
Deposited On:18 Jan 2018 16:09
Last Modified:18 Jan 2018 17:56
Additional Information:Portions of this chapter were presented at the 32nd Annual International Conference of the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, Montreal in June 2012 and at the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco in May 2013.


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