Creative Pedagogy

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-6616-1_13-2

Synonyms

Definition

Creative pedagogy is the science and art of creative teaching.

Introduction

If pedagogy in general is defined as the study of the process of teaching, then creative pedagogy is defined as the science and art of creative teaching (Aleinikov 1989). Creative pedagogy is a branch of pedagogy that emphasizes the leading role of creativity for successful learning. In its essence, creative pedagogy teaches learners how to learn creatively and become creators of themselves and creators of their future.

The functional definition of creative pedagogy is longer and more complex. The founding work on creative pedagogy gives a definition in the form of a formula of invention – a strict word pattern used to describe inventions for patenting:

Creative pedagogy that includes educational influence on the learner for acquisition of certain study material (subject) [as pedagogy in general] and differing from the above by the...

Keywords

Ideal Person Creative Thinking Critical Pedagogy Inventive Problem Ideal Teacher 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.International Academy of GeniusMercedUSA