Picture of the creativity

TUĞRUL B., Uysal H., GÜNEŞ G., Okutan N. S.

5th World Conference on Educational Sciences (WCES), Rome, Italy, 5 - 08 February 2013, vol.116, pp.3096-3100 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 116
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2014.01.714
  • City: Rome
  • Country: Italy
  • Page Numbers: pp.3096-3100
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Lots of thing can change with the magic word called creativity. In modern world, which change and develop so fast, people face various and different problems. Torrence (1968) describes the creativity is to find original and new solutions to the problems. In this context, creativity can be evaluated as the key of problem solving, analytic thinking and learning process. Creativity concept plays an important role for teacher training programs that grow the architect of the future. The purpose of this study is to determine the pre-service teachers' ideas/opinions and evaluation about the creativity. Researchers asked to the pre-service teachers four questions; "Do you think that you are creativity person or not?", "Do you know a person who is creativity and why he/ she is creativity according to you?", "What are the characteristics of creativity persons?", "What is the creativity according to you and draw the creativity picture. "Descriptive analysis method was used for analyzing the results. Research results show that the opinions of the pre-service teacher regarding creativity show parallelism with the body of literature data. In this article, the results pertaining to the pre-service teachers' opinions before they took the creativity lecture is interpreted. Views on 14 weeks of lecture are also collected. (C) 2013 The Authors. Published by Elsevier Ltd.