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Why Creativity, Why Now?
National Teaching & Learning Forum (2001)
  • Charlie Sweet, Eastern Kentucky University
  • Hal Blythe, Eastern Kentucky University
Abstract
In 2006 the Association of American Colleges and Universities surveyed 306 businesses to determine the most valuable skills that institutions of higher learning should be teaching, and the Top Three were (in order) teamwork, critical thinking, and communication. Yet in 2010 when IBM’s Institute for Business Values asked 1500 chief executives what leadership competency they championed above all others, voters selected none of the winners from three years before. Instead, the new American idol was creativity.
Keywords
  • creativity teaching learning higher education,
  • creativity learning higher education
Publication Date
2001
Citation Information
Charlie Sweet and Hal Blythe. "Why Creativity, Why Now?" National Teaching & Learning Forum Vol. 20 Iss. 1 (2001)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/charlie_sweet/42/