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Denk- und Lernkulturen im wissenschaftlichen Diskurs / Cultures of Thinking and Learning in the Scientific Discourse


Edited By Gerd-Bodo von Carlsburg

Dieser Band dokumentiert eine Reihe von Beiträgen der XXI. Internationalen wissenschaftlichen Konferenz «Bildungsreform und Lehrerausbildung» zum Thema «Denk- und Lernkulturen im wissenschaftlichen Dialog». Im Fokus standen neue Bildungsstandards für die Hochschul- und Schulbildung. Der Erwerb dieser interaktiven Kompetenzen in der wissenschaftlichen Forschung im Bildungs- und Erziehungsbereich sind Voraussetzung für die Bildung einer Identität, um den Herausforderungen unserer Gesellschaft im kommenden Jahrzehnt gerecht zu werden.

This volume presents a series of contributions from the XXIst International Scientific Conference on «The Reform of Education and Teacher’s Training» on the topic «Cultures of Thinking and Learning in the Scientific Dialogue». The articles consider new educational standards of Higher and Secondary Education. The acquisition of interactive competence in scientific research and the educational sector is a prerequisite for achieving an identity in order to meet the challenges of our society in the coming decade.

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Creativity in Educational Process: from Thinking to Development (Daiva Grakauskaitė-Karkockienė)


Daiva Grakauskaitė-­Karkockienė

Creativity in Educational Process: from Thinking to Development

Abstract: Theoretical paradigms of creativity are analyzed with an overview of the changes observed from the first creative research in 1950 among both Lithuanian and international researchers. Conclusions and recommendations are intended to guide future researchers towards suitable areas for creativity and creativity development research, with a special focus on reliable and legal research methodologies for both cognitive and personality research. Additionally, this material provides guidance and ideas for educators and practitioners in educational institutions, who are responsible for education policy in Lithuania. The aim of this paper is to analyze creativity paradigms from the theoretical point of view, and to provide conclusions and recommendations to educators and researchers.

Keywords: creativity, education, creative thinking, development of creativity.

Creativity is one of the most relevant, but at the same time one of the most complex topics in psychology. To date, there is no unified understanding of creativity, with on-­going discussions regarding the validity and accuracy of survey methodology. While the first research conducted by Guilford in 1950 explored many aspects of creativity, the complexity and multifaceted nature of creativity continues to raise more questions than answers.

The need for creative people is great in all fields – in art and education, as well as in business. However, one of the most important areas of need for creativity, largely due to its impact on the country’s future, is in public...

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