Creativity, Talent and Excellence by Heidrun Stoeger (auth.), Ai-Girl Tan (eds.)

By Heidrun Stoeger (auth.), Ai-Girl Tan (eds.)

This quantity displays the multiplicity of views within the thought and perform of creativity, whereas it really is widely approved that the dynamism of humanity’s responses to our evolving medical, social and environmental wishes is dependent upon our creativity. It examines the principal matters that animate the subjects of creativity, expertise improvement and excellence in colleges and within the place of work, in addition to analysing their comparable socio-cultural actions and techniques. solid within the workshops of a couple of meetings and symposia, this assortment represents in itself an inventive partnership among eu and Asian lecturers. hence it contains contributions from a number of cultural and organizational settings, in addition to chapters that increase our conceptual versions of creativity in either studying and educating.

The contributing authors realize that exploring the character of creativity necessitates a brand new paradigm in learn and praxis within which integration, collaboration, and the synthesis of data and services are key elements. Their chapters element the result of stories on the subject of to creativity, expertise, university excellence, staff and objective atmosphere, innovation and organizational excellence, resilience, self-regulation, and private epistemology. sincerely outlined sections tackle discrete features of the subject that come with an important evaluation of the demanding situations that lie forward in fostering the creativity, expertise and excellence of the younger and in doing so, letting them play a favorable and cutting edge position in numerous social contexts.

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Her research interests include creativity, giftedness, and the cognitive approach to stress. She is especially interested in understanding the relevant factors that contribute to facilitate creative, intellectual, and cognitive functioning. Such factors include school contexts, enriching experiences, individual characteristics, and biological bases. Heller, Kurt A. is a professor emeritus of Psychology at the Ludwig Maximilian University (LMU) of Munich, Germany. He is the director of the LMU Center for the Study of Giftedness (CSG) and founding director of the international MA study program “Psychology of Excellence” at LMU.

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When I first met up with Professor Heller, he was a chair professor of the Department of Educational Psychology at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität of Munich, Germany. In the 1980s, Professor Heller and team has engaged in international academic exchanges with international scholars through activities such as cross-cultural research projects (see Foreword, Shi, this volume), editing an international handbook, organizing an international conference, and graduates’ and visiting scholars’ supervision.

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