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Creative Teaching Strategies and Student Learning
John Wesley Powell Student Research Conference
  • Emma Moris, Illinois Wesleyan University
  • Leah Nillas, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University
Graduation Year
2017
Location
Room 101, State Farm Hall Foyer
Start Date
16-4-2016 11:00 AM
End Date
16-4-2016 12:00 PM
Disciplines
Description
This research is conducted in the style of a synthesis, in which selected articles are analyzed to examine various methods of creative teaching and their implications on student learning. Often, teachers rely on textbooks and worksheets to deliver lessons; however, this technique neglects to meet the diverse learning needs of each student in the classroom. Creative teaching strategies, such as dance, creative movement, drama, and creative writing, are considered some of the innovative ways for students to be presented with content material. Research reveals that not only do students respond well to these teaching strategies, they are also more inclined to express their own forms of creativity within the environment of the classroom.
Citation Information
Emma Moris and Leah Nillas, Faculty Advisor. "Creative Teaching Strategies and Student Learning" (2016)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/leah_nillas/173/