The power of play in higher education : creativity in tertiary learning

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Special Collection:e-book
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Cham : Springer International Publishing Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan, 2019
Edition:1st ed. 2019.
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Online Access:https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-95780-7
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Item Description:This book examines the increasing popularity of creativity and play in tertiary learning, and how it can be harnessed to enhance the student experience at university. While play is often misunderstood as something ‘trivial’ and associated with early years education, the editors and contributors argue that play contributes to social and human development and relations at a fundamental level. This volume invalidates the commonly held assumption that play is only for children, drawing together numerous case studies from higher education that demonstrate how researchers, students and managers can benefit from play as a means of liberating thought, overturning obstacles and discovering fresh approaches to persistent challenges. This diverse and wide-ranging edited collection unites play theory and practice to address the gulf in research on this fascinating topic. It will be of interest and value to educators, students and scholars of play and creativity, as well as practitioners and academic leaders looking to incorporate play into the curriculum.
Physical Description:LIV, 359 p. : 29 ill., 16 ill. színes ; online forrás
ISBN:978-3-319-95780-7