Exploration: Experiences of Running a ‘Play and Creativity’ Module in a School of Art & Design

  • Gareth LoudonEmail author


One of my areas of research is the relationship between play and creativity, and part of this investigation has involved running a ‘Play and Creativity’ module for level 5 art and design students at the Cardiff School of Art & Design over the last three years. I will share my experiences of running the module, highlighting my motivation; the research that helped inform and shape the module; describe what types of assignments students were asked to undertake and why; give examples of the work they created; reflect on the lessons learnt along the way; and offer some suggestions for others.


State of Being Play for creativity Field module 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Cardiff Metropolitan UniversityCardiffWales, UK

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