Distributed creativity

by | Friday, July 11, 2008

Re-Public: re•imagining democracy, an online journal focusing on innovative developments in contemporary political theory and practice, has a special issue devoted to Distributed Creativity and Design. This may be a useful resource for my Learning technology by design (CEP817), Creativity in teaching and learning (CEP818), Knowledge, media, design (CEP917) courses.

Topics related to this post: Art | Creativity | Design | Engineering | Representation

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Teachers ARE designers (in many different ways)

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