Chapter 8: Creativity I . The Creative Person, Creative Process, and Creative Dramatics Artwork by Rene Schute (1969). Two interrelated purposes of gifted education. To help these children and adolescents become more self-actualized, creative individuals
The Creative Person, Creative Process,
and Creative Dramatics
Artwork by Rene Schute (1969)
“The gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing knowledge” ~Einstein
- In the original Wallas model, “Implementation” was not addressed. (How is the solution to be carried out?)
- In both Wallas & Cropley models, stages may be skipped or the creative thinker may backtrack.
- If any of these components are absent, the product does not become valued as “creativity” at that time.
Osborn (1963), Parnes (1981), Treffinger & Isaksen (2005), Treffinger, Isaksen, & Dorval (1994)
* Included in Alex Osborn’s Original Creative Problem Solving Model (1963)
(no emphasis on implementation or closure, however)
Divergent and critical thinking, imagination, problem solving, sensory awareness, concentration, physical self control, identification and control of emotions, sense of humor, self-confidence, empathy and sympathy