Creativity and Spirituality

EMP3476HF  L0101
Offered in Fall 2011  ·  New Course · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

For Christian educators, ministry personnel, as well as practicing artists and administrators, this course will examine theories of creativity (including psychology and education) to explore the historical development of ideas related to creativity, the importance of play, and the place of imagination in fostering faith formation and human development. We will consider the place of cognition, emotional intelligence, problem solving, and creative judgment in terms of the learning processes in education and formation. Seminar format with 3 written assignments: an annotated bibliography of select theories of creativity in relation to spiritual formation, and one minor and one major paper reflecting on the creative practice component required in this course. Fulfills requirement for Advanced CE in the MRE program at EC. Evaluation: Annotated bibliography on creativity 20%; minor paper 20%; major paper 40%; participation 20%.

Schedule: Tuesday, 14:00 to 16:00
Instructors: Johanna Selles
Other Information: First Semester · One Credit · Max: 15

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