Category Archives: Social creativity

Creating Creativity

A challenge for human-computer interaction researchers and user interface designers is to construct information technologies that support creativity.  This ambitious goal can be attained by building on an adequate understanding of creative processes.  This paper offers a four-phase framework for … Continue reading

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Distances and Diversity: Sources for Social Creativity

The power  of the unaided,  individual mind  is highly overrated:  The  Renaissance scholar  no longer  exists. Although creative  individuals are  often thought  of as working in isolation,  the role  of interaction  and collaboration with other individuals is critical to creativity. … Continue reading

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Entrepreneurship as Social Creativity

The article begins with an overview of the innovation process and the entrepreneurial process, each treated as separate but interrelated phenomena. The innovation process tracks the evolution of a new idea through time, whereas the entrepreneurial process tracks the activities … Continue reading

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Social creativity: re-qualifying the creative economy

Despite a strong rhetoric of inclusion, both cultural and economic policies continue to reinforce the deep-seated belief that creativity is something (only) talented and artistic individuals do. This individualistic conception of creativity extends to the framing of the creative industries … Continue reading

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Education, Social Creativity and the Evolution of Society

The evolution of society, the transcendence of existing social structures, and how society creates itself rests in a function of education. In this article, the author examines education’s work as that of social creativity. The need for pedagogies of “educate … Continue reading

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Creativity in Context

Creativity in Context is an update of The Social Psychology of Creativity, a classic text for researchers, students, and other interested readers. Creativity in Context incorporates extensive new material, going far beyond the original to provide a comprehensive picture of … Continue reading

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Collective Creativity – Where we are and where we might go

Creativity is individual, and it is social. The social aspects of creativity have become of increasing interest as systems have emerged that mobilize large numbers of people to engage in creative tasks. We examine research related to collective intelligence and … Continue reading

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Collaborative Environments to Foster Creativity, Reuse and Sharing of OER

The popularity of ICT within teachers has operated a shift between an individual way of producing resources to be used in class and a social way of doing it. Nowadays teachers do not have to be passive users, but reflective … Continue reading

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