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Corvin, Tim, Pennington, Miles, Mougenot, Céline, Détienne, Françoise, Baker, Michael, Veyrier, Clair-Antoine, Arai, Kengo and Huron, Samuel, 2017, Book Section, Tensions in Creativity Workshops In: UNSPECIFIED, (ed.) Proceedings of the European Conference on Cognitive Ergonomics 2017. ACM, New York, USA, pp. 93-100. ISBN 978-1-4503-5256-7

Abstract or Description:

This research aims to go beyond classical brainstorming methods, with the classical divide between (irenic) idea generation and (eristic) selection, to explore creative means for shaping group creativity by intervening on the socio-affective dimension of group dynamics. In this paper, we develop the design rationale of a suite of four group creativity workshops (Time Trial, Idea Sports, Argument Clinic and Idea Gym), based on three approaches to introducing creative tensions, defined as pressure and disturbances in time management, in interpersonal relations and in use of artefacts in the workshops. We also report on a preliminary evaluation carried out with groups of students, into Masters-level training.

Official URL: https://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=3121292&dl=ACM&...
Subjects: Other > Education > X300 Academic studies in Education > X340 Academic studies in Tertiary Education > X342 Academic studies in Higher Education
School or Centre: School of Design
Copyright Holders: Céline Mougenot Tokyo Institute of Technology Tokyo, Japan, Michael Baker CNRS Telecom Paris Tech Paris, France, Françoise Détienne CNRS Telecom Paris Tech Paris, France, Tim Corvin Royal College of Art London, United Kingdom, Miles Pennington Royal College of Art London, United Kingdom, Clair-Antoine Veyrier Telecom Paris Tech Paris, France, Kengo Arai Tokyo Institute of Technology Tokyo, Japan, Samuel Huron Telecom Paris Tech Paris, France
Funders: Institut Mines Telecom, Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science, Tobitate Japan Scholarship Program
Identification Number or DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3121283.3121292
Date Deposited: 22 Dec 2017 16:02
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2018 15:41
URI: http://researchonline.rca.ac.uk/id/eprint/3081

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