The Perfect Scene Topic List

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The Perfect Scene Topic List The Majority of the Test is composed of Notes from Lecture Comparing the famous writer people to one another, who is similar who is different Naming each famous writer people what they are (subjective, constructionist…ect. .) Know each of their models, or what they came up with (A lot of Wallas’s and Amabile) Comparing all the subjective, constructionist, intelligence, intellect, divergent, lateral, linear, all of those to one another Know all the validity, reliability, Iconist, symbolizes, Review a little about Tipping Point, of what is epidemic and what is tipping, Review: law of context, law of few…etc. . 1. Is everyone creative? 2. The definition of creativity: The generation of ideas that are both novel and useful for solving problems a. Strong connections with mysticism and spirituality b. Academic research confounded by: i. View of creativity as “peripheral” psychological phenomenon ii. No operational definition iii. Earliest studies conducted very narrowly drawn 3. The mystical tradition for understanding creativity a. Creativity is devine intervention; creative person is an empty vessel filled with inspiration by a divine being (Julia Cameron maybe?) i. Plato: classical Greek philosopher ii. Plato argued that a person’s creative power comes from a muse b. “When your Daemon is in charge do not think consciously. Drift, wait, and obey” i. Rudyard Kipling: author 4. The pragmatist tradition for understanding creativity a. An approach primarily concerned with developing creativity, secondarily with understanding it, but not so much with testing its theories (Julia Cameron) i. Edward De Bono: Lateral Thinker, psychologist, author and corporate trainer b. Out of sheer frustration, developed the “brainstorming” technique for generating ideas i. Alex Osborn, BBDO co founder and advertising executive c. Argues that our own false beliefs interfere with creative thinking i. Ex: “I’m not creative” ii. Ex: “Mistakes are bad” iii. Roger Von Oech: author and corporate trainer 1. wrote “A whack on the Side of the Head” 5. The psychodynamic tradition for understanding creativity a. Base on the idea that creativity arises from the tension between conscious reality and unconscious drives i. Creativity is the expression of unconscious desires in a publicly acceptable form ii. Sigmund Freud: Austrian neurologist 6. The psychometric tradition for understanding creativity a. Creativity can be studied via the administration of paper-and-pencil tasks; 7. Testing or measuring for creativity
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a. We can test for Creativity b. E. Paul Torrance: professor of Education Psych. i. Developed the: Torrance Tests of Creative Thinking (TTCT) which showed that the IQ test was not the only way to measure intelligence 1. Ex: List ways of improving a child’s toy so that it will be more fun for children to play with 2. Ex: List possible uses for a hellum balloon ii. How the TTCT is scored: 1. Fluency: total number of responses to question
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This note was uploaded on 11/29/2010 for the course ADV 316 taught by Professor Avni during the Spring '07 term at University of Texas.

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