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Transferable Criteria of Creativity: A Universal Aesthetic

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Creativity Challenge 2015 - Transferable Criteria of Creativity: A Universal Aesthetic

This year in April the TLC Educational Trust hosted a Creativity Challenge. The theme of the conference was 'Crossing Boundaries'. It attracted a wealth of national and international speakers - the movers and shakers of creativity. Each speaker generously shared their own unique insights and perspectives. We recorded these talks so that we could share them with our students, friends, stakeholders and anyone else interested in the subject of creativity.

About Arthur Cropley: 

After working as a school teacher Arthur Cropley taught at universities in Australia, Canada, Germany and Latvia. He was editor of the European Journal for High Ability, and is the author of 28 books which have appeared in a dozen languages. He has published on creativity and crime, as well as urging the application of creativity as a general instructional technique at all levels of education. He also translated the Latvian national epic Lāčplēsis (Bearslayer) into English epic verse. He has been married to Alison Cropley for 52 years, and has two sons and five grandchildren.

Creativity Challenge 2015 - Professor Arther Cropley - Transferable Criteria of Creativity: A Universal Aesthetic from The Learning Connexion on Vimeo.

About the talk:

The idea of creativity has been broadened in recent years to go beyond a spiritual understanding focused on fine art, although there is still resistance to “creativity creep”. Transferring creativity concepts to areas and activities where they are not traditionally applied requires, among other things, concepts for recognising creative thinking and acting in these areas – a universal aesthetic of creativity.

About the Creativity Challenge Talks:

We will upload one Creativity Challenge video each week.

Watch them on our Vimeo channel here.

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