Submitting and Presenting Papers at Conferences
The project has been successful in delivering 4 papers in 2008 and 3 papers in 2009 at conferences worldwide.
Paper titles are:
- ‘Welcome to the Creativity Café: Developing a network of shared creative teaching practice amongst academic staff’. Imaginative Practice, Imaginative Inquiry Conference, University of Canberra, Australia. January 2008. This paper was based around the findings from the first Creativity Cafes.
- ‘Big Creativity: fear and loathing of a pedagogy of possibility’. Discourse, Power and Resistance Conference, Manchester, March 2008. This paper was based around the theoretical framework of creativity.
- Welcome to the Creativity Café: Developing a network of shared creative teaching practice amongst academic staff. ESCalate ITT Conference, Carlisle. May 2008. This paper expanded on the Creativity Café concept. http://escalate.ac.uk/5618
- Dining at the Creativity Café – Fast Food or Silver Service? An investigation into Creative Teaching in Higher Education. BERA Conference, Edinburgh. September 2008. This paper considered whether creative teaching is just good practice.
- 'Harvesting the Wilderness' - A Trip on the Wild Side of Theory. Discourse, Power and Resistance Conference, Manchester, April 2009. This paper was based around the theoretical framework of creativity.
- ‘It’s not just a Game: Educating the Educators’. ESCalate ITT Conference, Wrexham. May 2009. This paper focused on how the learning by academic staff who initially engaged in the Creativity Cafes have been transferred into the classroom. http://escalate.ac.uk/5925
- ‘Do as we say, not as we do’: Achieving the creatively impossible’ JVET Conference, Worcester College, Oxford. July 2009. This paper focused on initiatives which have been developed to enhance creativity in teaching in the Post-Compulsory Sector, and its importance in curriculum development and design.