Social Creativity in the Design of Digital Resources Interweaving Math with Environmental Education - The Case Study of the Climate Change C-Book

Maria Daskolia, Angeliki Kolovou, Chronis Kynigos

Abstract

This study focuses on how social creativity is manifested in the collective design of digital educational resources (called “c-books”, c for creativity) aiming to foster students’ creative mathematical thinking. We investigate social creativity as a process by focusing on the boundary-crossing encounters taking place within a socio-technical environment constituted of teachers of diverse expertise interacting with each other and with the C-Book technology, while designing a c-book on “Climate Change”. The analysis of two critical episodes shows that during the design process the socio-technical environment allowed the communication and coordination of diverse perspectives enhancing the designers/ teachers creativity and leading to the transformation of initial ideas into ‘tangible’ objects.

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Daskolia M., Kolovou A. and Kynigos C. (2016). Social Creativity in the Design of Digital Resources Interweaving Math with Environmental Education - The Case Study of the Climate Change C-Book . In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU, ISBN 978-989-758-179-3, pages 134-143. DOI: 10.5220/0005810101340143


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@conference{csedu16,
author={Maria Daskolia and Angeliki Kolovou and Chronis Kynigos},
title={Social Creativity in the Design of Digital Resources Interweaving Math with Environmental Education - The Case Study of the Climate Change C-Book},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU,},
year={2016},
pages={134-143},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005810101340143},
isbn={978-989-758-179-3},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU,
TI - Social Creativity in the Design of Digital Resources Interweaving Math with Environmental Education - The Case Study of the Climate Change C-Book
SN - 978-989-758-179-3
AU - Daskolia M.
AU - Kolovou A.
AU - Kynigos C.
PY - 2016
SP - 134
EP - 143
DO - 10.5220/0005810101340143