Creativity in the Music Classroom

Learning to Talk the Talk

Kathy Essmiller

Oklahoma State University

kathy.essmiller@okstate.edu

@kathyessmiller

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Or navigate to musicmatters405.com/conversations and click on MPMLA presentation.
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Popcorn Discussion (answer aloud)

Imagine you are attending the Music Library Association conference next year in Norfolk. What type of language, what specific words, would you expect to hear in presentations discussing creativity?
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Link to Adobe Creativity Quiz

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Creativity: Innovative and Useful


Batey, M. (2012) The Measurement of Creativity: From Definitional Consensus to the Introduction of a New Heuristic Framework, Creativity Research Journal, 24:1, 55-65, DOI: 10.1080/10400419.2012.649181


Plucker, J. A., et al. (2004). "Why Isn't Creativity More Important to Educational Psychologists? Potentials, Pitfalls, and Future Directions in Creativity Research." Educational

Psychologist 39(2): 83.


Runco, M.A. & Jaeger, G. J. (2012). The standard definition of creativity. Creativity Research Journal, 24(1), 92-96

What do you think?

http://www.testmycreativity.com/

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Wrapping Up

In the Answer Garden below, share what strategies and techniques you gleaned from this discussion and consider how you can or will employ those understandings in your own work to enhance its effectiveness in communicating to a broad research audience.
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