How academic teachers perceive and facilitate creativity

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Abstrakt

We will present a case study result from a cross-disciplinary education called Medialogy, which is taught in the Technical and Science Faculty at Aalborg University. The aim of Medialogy is to facilitate creativity within technical solutions. The intention of this paper is to answer the following: how do the Medialogy teachers perceive creativity and how do they facilitate it? Many of the answers point to the pedagogical approach used in Problem Based Learning (PBL), which are perceived as an important element for the creative process. In this paper we will also argue the importance of including the social context (both on a macro and micro level) in the definition and use of creativity in an engineering education.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftEuropean Journal of Engineering Education
Vol/bind38
Udgave nummer5
Sider (fra-til)556-566
Antal sider10
ISSN0304-3797
DOI
StatusUdgivet - 2013

Emneord

  • Creativity
  • Problem based learning
  • project work
  • Engineering education

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