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  • The Cambridge Handbook of the Learning Sciencesby R. Keith Sawyer

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 55.00

    This book, first published in 2006, shows how educators can use the learning sciences to design more effective learning environments. more...

  • Group Creativityby R. Keith Sawyer

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 49.95

    This bk covers the cognitive process involved in improv. group performance-whether in an art-performace setting or in business& Indust.This bk will find markets in Cog. Sci, Org. Behavior and the performing arts(improvisational theatre, music and dance). more...

  • Improvised Dialoguesby R. Keith Sawyer

    ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 155.00

    Improvised Dialogues is the first social-scientific study of Chicago improv theater. It focuses on the collaborative verbal creativity that improvising actors use to generate their unscripted dialogues. The author spent two years as a performer, and videotaped 15 different Chicago theater groups—both live performances and rehearsals—resulting... more...

  • Social Emergenceby R. Keith Sawyer

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 38.00

    Argues that societies are complex dynamical sytems that can be understood through the concept of emergence. more...

  • Structure and Improvisation in Creative Teachingby R. Keith Sawyer

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 28.00

    Draws on studies of creative, improvised performance to identify practical advice for teachers who wish to become more creative professionals. more...

  • Explaining Creativityby R. Keith Sawyer

    Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 59.99

    Explaining Creativity is an accessible introduction to the latest scientific research on creativity. The book summarizes and integrates a broad range of research in psychology and related scientific fields. In the last 40 years, psychologists, anthropologists, and sociologists have devoted increased attention to creativity; we now know more about creativity... more...

  • Pretend Play As Improvisationby R. Keith Sawyer

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 75.00

    This book adds to our understanding of preschoolers' pretend play by examining it in the context of a theory of improvisational performance genres. This theory, derived from in-depth analyses of the implicit and explicit rules of theatrical improvisation, proves to generalize to pretend play as well. The two genres share several characteristics:  *... more...

  • The Cambridge Handbook of the Learning Sciencesby R. Keith Sawyer

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 52.00

    This revised second edition of the Handbook incorporates the latest research to provide practical advice on effective teaching and learning. more...

  • Creativity and Developmentby R.Keith Sawyer

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 31.95

    What is creativity, and where does it come from? Creativity and Development explores the connections and tensions among creativity research and developmental psychology, two fields that, for a long time, have largely progressed independently of each other. more...

  • Explaining Creativityby R.Keith Sawyer

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 26.99

    Includes research by anthropologists on creativity in non-Western cultures, and research by sociologists about the situation, contexts, and networks of creative activity. This book considers not only arts like painting and writing, but also science, stage performance, and business innovation. more...

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