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Creativity and Innovation Resource Centre Resources Link in English

CIRC Resources Links

This document contains information about links to websites that promote a domain of creativity or a creativity theme. The websites are organized into the following categories.

Creativity Associations
Academic Institutions
Education Sites
General Resource Sites

These categories may be modified to meet the aims of the CIRC.

 

Creativity Associations

American Creativity Association
The American Creativity Association is a primary resource for learning and applying creativity, innovation, problem-solving, and ideation theory, tools, and techniques.  The ACA website offers a global network of creative professionals in disciplines ranging from business and industry to education and the arts.

Creative Education Foundation
CEF is a non-profit membership of leaders in the discipline of creativity theory and practice. CEF members advocate and demonstrate the application of deliberate creativity to those who might benefit from unique approaches to solving problems and generating opportunities.

CEF programs include the CEF Corps and the Creative Problem Solving Institute. CEF publishes the Journal of Creative Behavior and a library of titles, most of which can be found in the CIRC collection.

Creativity European Association
CREA is dedicated to the education and promotion of the Creative Problem Solving process in the areas of education, work, and personal development.

 

Academic Institutions

The International Center for Studies in Creativity (Buffalo State College)
The International Center for Studies in Creativity at Buffalo State credentials creativity utilizing a diverse menu of programs that cultivates skills in creative thinking, innovative leadership practices and problem solving techniques.

Torrance Center for Creativity & Talent Development (University of Georgia)
The Torrance Center for Creativity & Talent Development is a service, research, and instructional center concerned with the identification and development of creative potential and with gifted and future studies. Its goals are to investigate, implement, and evaluate techniques for enhancing creative thinking and to facilitate national and international systems that support creative development.

Alden B. Dow Center for Creativity and Enterprise (Northwood University)
The mission of the Alden B. Dow Creativity Center is to encourage creativity in individuals and to preserve the works and philosophy of Alden Dow

 

Education Sites

Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)
ASCD addresses all aspects of effective teaching and learning such as professional development, educational leadership, and capacity building.

ERIC
ERIC is a national information system funded by the U.S. Department of Education's Institute of Education Sciences to provide access to education literature and resources.
Resources can be identified by searching with keywords such as creative, creativity, creative thinking, etc.

New Horizons
New Horizons for Learning is a leading-edge resource for educational change. 

Project Zero - Harvard Graduate School of Education
Project Zero's mission is to understand and enhance learning, thinking, and creativity in the arts, as well as humanistic and scientific disciplines, at the individual and institutional levels. The site contains information about Project Zero research projects, products, and services.

 

Other Creativity Sites

A study on Hong Kong Creativity Index : Interim report

Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks Corporation (‘HKSTP’) – InnoCentre

Disclaimer
The web sites listed in this Resources Guide are provided as a convenience and for informational purposes only. Their inclusion here does not constitute an endorsement or an approval by Leisure and Cultural Services Department of any of the products, services, or opinions of the organizations or individuals concerned. Leisure and Cultural Services Department bears no responsibility for the accuracy or the content of external sites or for that of subsequent links. Please contact the external site's administrator for answers to questions regarding any of these sites.