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Title Creativity : when East meets West / editors, Sing Lau, Anna N.N. Hui, and Grace Y.C. Ng
Published River Edge, NJ : World Scientific Pub., [2004]
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 431 pages) : illustrations
Contents 1. Creativity: a meeting between the east and the west / Sing LAU, Anna N.N. HUI and Grace Y.C. NG -- 2. Personal creativity and culture / Mark RUNCO -- 3. Creativity: developmental and c ross-cultural issues / Todd I. LUBART and Asta GEORGSDOTTIR -- 4. Creativity among Chinese people: beyond western perspective / Elisabeth RUDOWICZ -- 5. Why is there a paradox in promoting creativity in the Asian classroom / Aik Kwang NG and Ian SMITH -- 6. Creativity and innovation: east-west comparisons with an emphasis on Chinese societies / Kwok LEUNG, Al AU and Beeto W.C. LEUNG -- 7. Progress from traditional to creativity education in Chinese societies / Vivian M.Y. CHENG -- 8. Recognizing and nurturing creativity in Chinese students / Jing-Jyi WU -- 9. The social psychology of creativity: the beginnings of a multicultural perspective / Beth A. HENNESSEY -- 10. Beauty is in the eye of the creator--a psychological and cross-cultural accounts of children's understanding of pictorial art / Siu Fung LIN -- 11. Blue apples and purple oranges: when children paint like Picasso / Kay Cheng SOH -- 12. Singapore's creativity education: a framework of fostering constructive creativity / Ai-Girl TAN -- 13. Inspiring creativity through music / Mayumi ADACHI and Yukari CHINO -- 14. Creativity and multiple intelligences: the DISCOVER project and research / C. June MAKER -- 15. Nurturing creative thinking: western approaches and eastern issues / Gerard J. PUCCIO and David W. GONZÁLEZ
Summary What actually is creativity? And what contributes to itsconceptualization and development? For decades, these and otherquestions have fascinated researchers, educators, parents andlaypeople alike, and equally so in the East and West. This interestingcollection of articles is an attempt at exploring and answering theabove questions from both the Eastern and Westernperspectives. Readers may find some answers stimulating, and othersbewildering. This is in fact the reality and fascination of creativityresearch and education. It is hoped that readers will share the joy ofreading such a road map
Analysis Samfundsvidenskab Psykologi
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Creative ability.
Form Electronic book
Author Hui, Anna H. H
Lau, Sing.
Ng, Grace Y. C.
ISBN 1281347841
9789812567192 (electronic bk.)
9812567194 (electronic bk.)