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Creative Universities: Reimagining Education for Global Challenges and Alternative Futures

Anke Schwittay


How can higher education contribute to tackling today's complex challenges? In this wide-ranging book, the author argues that, in order to inspire and equip students to generate better responses to global challenges, we need a pedagogy that develops their imagination, creativity, emotional sensibilities and practical capabilities. The author proposes a critical-creative pedagogy that incorporates design-based activities, experiential teaching, serious play and future-oriented practices. Crucially, the book demonstrates the importance of moving beyond analysing limitations to working towards al ... More

Keywords: higher education, imagination, creativity, critical-creative pedagogy, experiential teaching, students

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9781529213645
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: May 2022 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781529213645.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Anke Schwittay, author
University of Sussex