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Changing Ways Teachers Teach in an Unpredictable Climate: Engaging\ud and Motivating Students in a Creative and Innovative Way

By Josie Harvey and Linda Eastwood


This paper focuses on one of the findings of a\ud project ‘Creativity and Innovation in Teaching in\ud Higher Education ’which has been to stimulate,\ud evaluate and promote innovative practice within\ud the University of Huddersfield and among its\ud partners.\ud This part of the research investigates how one of\ud the findings from this project has been used to\ud encourage and support effective innovative\ud practice in teaching and learning between\ud University staff, through the Creativity Cafés, a\ud practical textbook [1] and a DVD. But does\ud creativity enhance theory and practice for\ud students, or is it just the latest trend? Are teachers\ud willing to take risks in an educational world\ud measured by targets and results

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