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The Resource Inventing Imaginary Worlds : From Childhood Play to Adult Creativity Across the Arts and Sciences

Inventing Imaginary Worlds : From Childhood Play to Adult Creativity Across the Arts and Sciences

Label
Inventing Imaginary Worlds : From Childhood Play to Adult Creativity Across the Arts and Sciences
Title
Inventing Imaginary Worlds
Title remainder
From Childhood Play to Adult Creativity Across the Arts and Sciences
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
How can parents, educators, business leaders and policy makers nurture creativity, prepare for inventiveness and stimulate innovation? One compelling answer, this book argues, lies in fostering the invention of imaginary worlds, a.k.a. worldplay. First emerging in middle childhood, this complex form of make-believe draws lifelong energy from the fruitful combustions of play, imagination and creativity. Inventing imaginary worlds develops the skills society needs for inventing the future
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Root-Bernstein, Michèle
Dewey number
153.3
Index
index present
LC call number
LB1137
LC item number
.R66 2014eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Play
  • Imagination
  • Creative ability
  • Creative ability in science
  • PSYCHOLOGY
  • SCIENCE
  • Creative ability
  • Creative ability in science
  • Imagination
  • Play
Label
Inventing Imaginary Worlds : From Childhood Play to Adult Creativity Across the Arts and Sciences
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • List of Figures; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part I. DISCOVERING WORLD PLAYWHERE IT GROWS; Ch01. Hidden Worlds of Play: A Journey Through the Land of Kar; Ch02. Searching for Paracosms: How One Man Found the Imaginary Worlds of Childhood; Ch03. Memory Counts: MacArthur Fellows and College Students Recall Childhood Play; Part II. EXPLORING THE GARDENS OF MAKE-BELIEVE; Ch04. Pretense and Place: The Poetics of Play in Middle Childhood; Ch05. Imaginary Countries and Gifted Play: First Investigations of "Creative IQ."
  • Ch06. A Learning Laboratory in Creative Practice: Plumbing the Plausible ImaginationPart III. GRAFTING WORLDPLAY TO ADULT WORK; Ch07. The Maturation of Creative Imagination: Robert Louis Stevenson as Mentor; Ch08. Worldplay at Work: MacArthur Fellows Straddle a Creative Divide; Ch09. The Worldplay Avocation-Vocation: Case Studies in Creative Polymathy; Part IV. SOWING THE SEEDS OF WORLDPLAY; Ch10. Imaginary World Invention Goes to School: An Argument for Playful Learning; Ch11. Worldplay the Computer Way: Children and Youth Reveal Their Lived Experience
  • Ch12. The Creative Capital of Make-Believe: How to Support Children Playing at Their BestConclusion; Appendix. A Childhood Worldplay ListAppendix; Endnotes; Works Cited; Index; About the Author
Control code
881607332
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (284 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781475809800
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)881607332
Label
Inventing Imaginary Worlds : From Childhood Play to Adult Creativity Across the Arts and Sciences
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • List of Figures; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part I. DISCOVERING WORLD PLAYWHERE IT GROWS; Ch01. Hidden Worlds of Play: A Journey Through the Land of Kar; Ch02. Searching for Paracosms: How One Man Found the Imaginary Worlds of Childhood; Ch03. Memory Counts: MacArthur Fellows and College Students Recall Childhood Play; Part II. EXPLORING THE GARDENS OF MAKE-BELIEVE; Ch04. Pretense and Place: The Poetics of Play in Middle Childhood; Ch05. Imaginary Countries and Gifted Play: First Investigations of "Creative IQ."
  • Ch06. A Learning Laboratory in Creative Practice: Plumbing the Plausible ImaginationPart III. GRAFTING WORLDPLAY TO ADULT WORK; Ch07. The Maturation of Creative Imagination: Robert Louis Stevenson as Mentor; Ch08. Worldplay at Work: MacArthur Fellows Straddle a Creative Divide; Ch09. The Worldplay Avocation-Vocation: Case Studies in Creative Polymathy; Part IV. SOWING THE SEEDS OF WORLDPLAY; Ch10. Imaginary World Invention Goes to School: An Argument for Playful Learning; Ch11. Worldplay the Computer Way: Children and Youth Reveal Their Lived Experience
  • Ch12. The Creative Capital of Make-Believe: How to Support Children Playing at Their BestConclusion; Appendix. A Childhood Worldplay ListAppendix; Endnotes; Works Cited; Index; About the Author
Control code
881607332
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (284 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781475809800
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)881607332

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