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Varieties of the Creative Experience

David Henry Feldman

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  • An overview of the field of creativity studies from 1950 to now

  • An overview of what the field of creativity studies is now doing

  • Some things from the above that may be useful in teaching college students

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  • History of Creativity Studies 1950-1970

  • More Contemporary Approaches 1970 – present

  • Differentiation of Creativity: Varieties of the Creative Experience

  • Implications for Practice

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Main Points of Discussion

  • Creativity as a Trait Versus a Process

  • Creativity as Domain Specific or Knowledge Based

  • Creativity in its More Powerful forms

  • Creativity and Development

  • Creativity and Mental Illness

  • Differentiated Forms of Creative Expression

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Csikszentmihalyi (1988)

  • Domain/Field/Person

  • A Systems View

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Keyboard Metaphor for Creative Outcomes (Field)

  • Low Register (make up new songs on the piano at home)

  • Middle Register (have a composition played by a local orchestra)

  • High Middle Register ( get a commission from the National Orchestra)

  • High Register (have works played in major orchestras around the world)

  • Ultra High Register (works revered and treasured for generations: e.g. Mozart)

  • ( e.g. 60 Minutes 11/28/04)

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Gardner (Person) Sternberg (Domain)

  • Intelligences and Creativity

  • Types of Creative Advances

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Gardner’s (1983/1993) Intelligences

  • Linguistic (T.S. Eliot)

  • Logical-Mathematical (A. Einstein)

  • Spatial (Picasso)

  • Musical (Stravinsky)

  • Bodily-Kinesthetic (M. Graham)

  • Interpersonal (M. Gandhi)

  • Intrapersonal (S. Freud)

  • Naturalist (C. Darwin*)

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Sternberg’s (2003)Typology of Creative Advances (Domain)

  • Replication

  • Redefinition

  • Forward Incrementation

  • Advance Forward Incrementation

  • Redirection

  • Reconstruction/Redirection

  • Reinitiation

  • Integration

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Anna Craft et al. (in press)

  • Teaching creatively

  • Teaching creativity

  • Teaching for creativity

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Summary and Conclusions

Overview of Creativity Studies Field

Recent Work on Differentiation

Useful Information for Teaching College Students

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Additional Resources

  • Csikszentmihalyi, M. (1990)/Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience. Harper & Row.

  • Craft. A. (in press). Creativity in Schools. Routledge Falmer (UK)

  • Feldman, D.H., Gardner, H., & Csikszentmihalyi, M. (1994). Changing the World: A Framework for the Study of Creativity. Greenwood Press.

  • Gardner, H. (1993). Creating Minds. Basic Books.

  • Ghiselin, B. (1952). The Creative Process. University of California.

  • Gruber, H. (1974/1981). Darwin on Man. (Dutton/University of Chicago)

  • Sawyer, K. & John-Steiner, V. (Eds.). (2003). Creativity and Development. Oxford.

  • Sternberg, R.(Ed.). (1999), Handbook of Creativity. Cambridge.

  • Sternberg. R. (2003). Creative Thinking in the Classroom. Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 47, 3.

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Links (Anna Craft)

  • (National Research Center on Gifted/Creative)

  • (new research center on abilities led by Sternberg)

  • Jeanne.nakamura@cgu.ed (contact for Csikszentmihalyi)

  • (contact for Howard Gardner)

  • (website for Gardner/Csikszentmihalyi, Damon collaboration)

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