Scholartistry: Creativity and the Future of the Liberal Arts

Michael Shanks, Connie Svabo

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Abstract

In a contemporary world of complexity and runaway change, irreducible ambiguity, entanglement and flux, there is a consensus among those critical of orthodox programs in higher education: What is needed for the future? We need to foster skills and competencies in
● creativity — delivering innovation and flexibility
● collaboration — transdisciplinary scope
● communication — facilitating translation, mediation and dialogue
● critique — questioning unjustified or out-of-date assumptions.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationRedesigning Liberal Education : Innovative Design for a Twenty-First Century Undergraduate Education
EditorsWilliam Moner, Philip Motley, Rebecca Pope-Ruark
PublisherJohns Hopkins University Press
Chapter21
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 2020

Keywords

  • scholartistry
  • liberal arts education
  • design thinking
  • creativity

Cite this

Shanks, M., & Svabo, C. (Accepted/In press). Scholartistry: Creativity and the Future of the Liberal Arts. In W. Moner, P. Motley, & R. Pope-Ruark (Eds.), Redesigning Liberal Education: Innovative Design for a Twenty-First Century Undergraduate Education Johns Hopkins University Press.
Shanks, Michael ; Svabo, Connie. / Scholartistry: Creativity and the Future of the Liberal Arts. Redesigning Liberal Education: Innovative Design for a Twenty-First Century Undergraduate Education . editor / William Moner ; Philip Motley ; Rebecca Pope-Ruark. Johns Hopkins University Press, 2020.
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Shanks, M & Svabo, C 2020, Scholartistry: Creativity and the Future of the Liberal Arts. in W Moner, P Motley & R Pope-Ruark (eds), Redesigning Liberal Education: Innovative Design for a Twenty-First Century Undergraduate Education . Johns Hopkins University Press.

Scholartistry: Creativity and the Future of the Liberal Arts. / Shanks, Michael; Svabo, Connie.

Redesigning Liberal Education: Innovative Design for a Twenty-First Century Undergraduate Education . ed. / William Moner; Philip Motley; Rebecca Pope-Ruark. Johns Hopkins University Press, 2020.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

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