rebus 30th anniversary twitter
Search our site
Are You Sleeping by Kathleen Barber Read the opening extract of the brand new Kathleen Barber book before its publication on 27/12/2017

On the Edge...and Keeping on the Edge The University of Georgia Annual Lectures on Creativity by E. Paul Torrance
  

On the Edge...and Keeping on the Edge The University of Georgia Annual Lectures on Creativity

Synopsis

On the Edge...and Keeping on the Edge The University of Georgia Annual Lectures on Creativity by E. Paul Torrance

On the Edge and Keeping on the Edge contains the first ten lectures in a series sponsored by the University of Georgia's Torrance Center for Creative Studies. Annually, the Lecture Committee tried to identify someone who was on the cutting edge of creativity research. When a decision was made to publish the first ten lectures, the editor asked each lecturer to describe what he/she had done to keep on the edge. In the first lecture, E. Paul Torrance spoke of his experiences in using his networks to stimulate and keep the creative process flowing. The other areas were creative problem solving (Sidney J. Parnes), the psychology of thinking (Donald J. Treffinger), intergenerational influences (Robert D. Strom), visioning (Joe Khatena), questioning (Garnet Millar), philosophy and ethics (Joseph P. Hester), the Beyonders (Kobus Neethling), and motivation (Dorothy A. Sisk). Volume II will be entitled Going Beyond the Edge. The first ten lectures were by scholars who had taken us to the edge, and kept us on the edge. It takes people who are free to use their imaginations, like novelists, humorists, actors and actresses, inventors, artists, dancers, and those in other creative areas.

About the Author

E. PAUL TORRANCE, a native Georgian and UGA Alumni Foundation Distinguished Professor Emeritus, who is a pioneer in research on the identification and development of creative potential./e

More books by this author
Author 'Like for Like' recommendations

Loading other formats...

Book Info

Publication date

30th September 2000

Author

E. Paul Torrance

More books by E. Paul Torrance
Author 'Like for Like'
    recommendations

Publisher

Ablex Publishing Corporation an imprint of ABC-CLIO

Format

Paperback
200 pages

Categories

Cognition & cognitive psychology

ISBN

9781567504996

Discover new authors and enjoy old favourites; oodles of literary gems to uncover at Lovereading with candid reviews from real reviewers.

Emily Wright

With literary excellence, humour and drama, Lovereading's got value and is a real stress-calmer!

Siobhan McDowell

Their sending me my first book to review 18 months ago re-awakened my fondness for reading, since then I have purchased some real gems.

Barry Griffiths

A well laid out site, I love the fact that is separates paranormal fiction from fantasy and horror, which other sites don't.

Jen Rainbow

Lovereading has all the new books and also suggestions for 'similar' authors whilst waiting for your favourites new books.

Carol Peace

The books for review are always great reads, brilliantly written, and introduces me to a huge variety of, established and new, authors.

Lesley Hart

Lovereading - a community of people passionate about reading and sharing their views. An incomparable website for book lovers.

Helen Clark

Lovereading does a stella job in promoting both new and established authors.

Iris Clements

Lovereading4kids

Lovereading4schools