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Uncertainty as a Catalyst for Creative Thought and Action | Ronald Beghetto

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We are tremendously excited to welcome Dr. Ron Beghetto, expert on creative thought and action in educational settings.

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In this talk, Dr. Beghetto will explore how experiences of uncertainty can be used in teaching, learning and everyday life as a means for promoting creative expression. Considerations for research and practice will also be discussed.

All Sheridan faculty and staff are welcome.

This afternoon of conversation is an installment of The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences’ C² = Creativity Calendar, an initiative bringing noted speakers and activities related to creativity to the Sheridan community throughout the Winter 2020 term.

Dr. Ronald A. Beghetto, PhD is an internationally recognized expert on creative thought and action in educational settings. He holds the Pinnacle West Presidential Chair and serves as a Professor at Arizona State University. Dr. Beghetto is the Editor for the Journal of Creative Behavior, series editor for Creative Theory and Action in Education (Springer Books), and is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and the Society for the Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity and the Arts (Div. 10, APA). He has published 10 books and over 100 articles and book chapters on the topic of creativity in educational settings. Dr. Beghetto’s prior appointments include Professor of Educational Psychology, Director of UCONN's Innovation House, and Graduate Program Coordinator for the Cognition, Instruction, Learning, & Technology Program in the Neag School of Education at the University of Connecticut. He also previously served as the College of Education's Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Associate Professor of Education Studies at the University of Oregon, and Faculty-in-Residence for Research and Evaluation Projects for UO's Center on Diversity and Community (CoDaC). More information on Ron can be found at: www.ronaldbeghetto.com

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