Relationships Between Critical Thinking & Creative Thinking

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To the untutored, creative and critical thinking often seem to be opposite forms of thought(Elder & Paul, 2006)

Creative thinking has shifted from being considered a fluffy waste of time to being a critical management skill(Catling, 2007)

Creativity Criticality Originates Assesses

Any act, idea, or product that changes or transforms an existing domain. (Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi) A creative person as someone who can regularly solve a problem, or develop something novel and valuable in a given domain. (Howard Gardner) The search for alternatives as the very essence of creativity. (Edward De Bono) The act of playing with imagination and possibilities that leads to new and meaningful connections and outcomes(Gibney, 1998)

Creative thinking involves two components: courage and critical thinkingco-founder of the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory at Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Marvin Minsky,

(Gibney,1998)

critical thinking has been tied to analysis, reflective thinking and experiential assignments, which highlight the creative element of critical thinking.(Bouland-Davis, 1998).

Reasoning as a Creative Act(Elder & Paul, 2007)

there is a reciprocal logic to both intellectual creation and critical judgment(Elder & Paul, 2006)

Imagination and reason are an inseparable team(Elder & Paul, 2006)

Comparing Blooms Taxonomy to Critical ThinkingCreative Thinking Synthesis Analysis Application Comprehension Knowledge Critical Thinking Evaluation

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