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Disentangling and Debating Creativity in Education: Methodologies, Research and Assessment

BERA/Creativity and Emergent Educational-futures Network

This one-day conference brings together national and international experts in creativity to provoke debate into how to better research, evaluate and assess creativity in education.

Event details

Professors Pat Thomson (University of Nottingham), Todd Lubart (University of Descartes, Paris) and Joanna Haynes (University of Plymouth) each offer insights from their particular field of experience and perspective in qualitative, quantitative and post-qualitative methodologies.
During the course of the day, in discussion with a critical expert in the field, they will outline methodological arguments, designs and tools, share evidence and challenges, critiquing these
and provoke us to reflect and debate the issues raised.  We will explore issues of methodological choice, ontology and epistemology such as fitness for purpose of designs; embedded and creative methods; the persuasiveness and palatability of evidence for different audiences and current policy to practice discourses.
The day will culminate with the annual Anna Craft Memorial Lecture delivered by Professor
James C. Kaufman (USA). It will be followed by a Wine Reception sponsored by University of Exeter.