Creativity

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AI-Generated Texts’ Implications for Academic Writing

Simone Natale and Leah Henrickson draw on their research into computational creativity and introduce the concept of the ‘Lovelace Effect’, to explain how creativity is often a product of social conventions and why as a consequence, educators and researchers should think carefully about what constitutes good writing in their fields.

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How Does Journal Standardization Impact Intellectual Creativity?

Drawing on a recent survey of forty years of research papers in the field of Science and Technology Studies (STS) and interviews with authors, Wolfgang Kaltenbrunner, Kean Birch, Thed van Leeuwen and Maria Amuchastegui observe an increasing homogenization of published work. Weighing up the pros and cons of this development, they discuss whether it has enhanced or limited intellectual innovations in STS.

3 months ago
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Ken Robinson

Remembering Ken Robinson, Apostle of Creativity in Education

Ken Robinson, the revered and prolific evangelist for connecting education with the arts, died August 21 of cancer. He was 70. As Social Science Space prepares a full obituary, we repost an account of Robinson’s appearance to help mark SAGE Publishing’s 50th year in 2015; SAGE is the parent of Social Science Space.

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Ten ‘Rules’ for Being Creative in Producing Research

Kip Jones, who from his perch as a reader in performative social science at Bournemouth University’s Centre for Qualitative Research focuses on developing tools from the arts and humanities for use by social scientists in research, offers this top 10 list of techniques to welcome in the new year.

8 years ago
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