EdMedia + Innovate Learning, in Montreal, Canada ISBN 978-1-880094-56-3 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC
Both cognitive science and instructional design conceptualize creativity not as magical acts of inhuman genius, but rather as the result of heuristic frameworks, problem-solving strategies, and domain expertise. Implementing these theories in learning media has proven to be a problem. To help address this problem, we offer a critical study of a set of software applications that are highly successful at fostering creativity: design applications, such as Macromedia Flash and Adobe Photoshop. Using the methods of structural semiotics, we discover the underlying “grammar” of these applications and explicate how they foster creative activity. We apply a similar analysis to several foreign language learning programs to understand why they do not foster creativity. We conclude with a speculative exploration of ways the grammar of creative design applications could be introduced into designs for foreign language learning applications.
Bardzell, J. & Bardzell, S. (2005). Fostering Creativity in Learning Media: Applying Insights Learned From Creative Design Software. In P. Kommers & G. Richards (Eds.), Proceedings of ED-MEDIA 2005--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications (pp. 907-915). Montreal, Canada: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved March 22, 2019 from https://www.learntechlib.org/primary/p/20195/.
© 2005 Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE)
- Barthes, R. (1967). Système de la mode. Paris: Seuil.
- Bonk, C. & Reynolds, T. (1997). Learner-Centered Web Instruction for Higher-Order Thinking, Teamwork, and Apprenticeship. In B.H. Khan, ed., Web-Based Instruction (pp. 167-78). Inglewood Cliffs, New Jersey:
- Cornell, R. & Martin, B.L. (1997). The Role of Motivation in Web-Based Instruction. In B.H. Khan, ed., Web-Based Instruction (pp. 93-100). Inglewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Educational Technology Publications.
- Culler, J. (1975). Structuralist Poetics: Structuralism, Linguistics, and the Study of Literature. Ithaca: Cornell University Press.
- Eco, U. (1979). A Theory of Semiotics. Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press.
- Foucault, M. (1965). Madness and Civilization: A History of Insanity in the Age of Reason. Richard Howard, trans. New York: Vintage.
- Jakobson, R. (1960). Linguistics and Poetics. Style in Language, T. Sebeok, ed. Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Press.
- Manovich, L. (2001). Language of New Media. Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Press.
- Moore, M.G. & Kearsley, G. (1996). Distance Education: A Systems View. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth.
- Propp, V. (1958). Morphology of a Folktale. Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press. Reisburg 2001 Cognition: Exploring the Science of the Mind. Second Edition. New York: Norton.
- Schank R.C. (2002). Designing World-Classe-Learning: How IBM, GE, Harvard business School, & Columbia University are Succeeding at e-Learning. New York: McGraw-Hill.
- Siegel, M., & Kirkley, S. (1997). Moving Toward the Digital Learning Environment: The Future of Web-Based Instruction. In B.H. Khan, ed., Web-Based Instruction (pp. 263-70). Inglewood Cliffs, New Jersey:
- Tresman, S. (2002). Towards a Strategy for Improved Student Retention in Programmes of Open, Distance Education: A Case Study from the Open University UK. International Review of Research in Open and Distance
These references have been extracted automatically and may have some errors. If you see a mistake in the references above, please contact email@example.com.
Fostering Creativity in a Qualitative Research Course Using BlackBoard with a Blended Learning Approach: Best Practices.
Fernando Mortera-Gutiérrez, Tecnológico de Monterrey, ITESM-CCM, Mexico
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 1678–1683
These links are based on references which have been extracted automatically and may have some errors. If you see a mistake, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.