Queen’s exhibit highlights the value of creativity in teaching and learning

Faculty, staff and student contributed artefacts for the month-long Creative Expressions show. When it comes to the discipline of teaching and learning, the word “creativity” doesn’t come up as often as the term “evidence-based practice.” When Peter Wolf, director of Queen’s University’s Centre for Teaching and Learning, was approached to come up with ideas for how to celebrate Queen’s upcoming 175th anniversary, he wanted to change that. “We were looking for that intersection between teaching and learning and creativity. We think that creativity is a key part of deep learning. And we don’t talk about it very often. We don’t talk about connectivity, the joy of teaching and learning, the creative processes, the meaning-making,” said Mr. Wolf. With that in mind, the Centre for Teaching and Learning launched the Creative…


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