Psychology of Cultivating Creativity in Teaching and Learning

  • Ai-Girl TanEmail author


This chapter calls for reflection on contemporary knowledge of creativity and highlights the neglected aspects of understanding of creativity: being, life, ontology, and existence. This chapter reviews the existing theories of creativity which are multiplicity in orientations. It proposes a framework of cultivating creativity which includes the systems view, constructive processes, creativity for the common good, and creativity for life.


Intrinsic Motivation Creative Activity Creative Performance Meaningful Life Learning Climate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.National Institute of EducationNanyang Technological UniversitySingaporeSingapore

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