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Title:Plan|play|pressure|pause. Engaging creative information practices
Author(s):Anderson, Theresa; Bowler, Leanne; Nathan, Lisa; Trauth, Eileen
Subject(s):creativity
information practices
innovation cultures
creative ecologies
scholarly practice
Abstract:This alternative event is one of a series of successful iConference sessions developing a discourse that recognizes and appreciates what the creative milieu described by Howkins (2009) and Florida (2001) means for our creative information practices. Collectively, these events frame a new research area to engage and envision investigations into those practices. The 2013 event critically engages participants in creative practices by drawing upon Anderson’s 4P heuristic (plan, play, pressure, pause) to scaffold creative engagements. Each of these “Ps” represents a different way of engaging with information. Working on the premise that having a mix of the four is critical in nurturing an innovative culture, participants are invited to become more mindful of the mix that might best suit their own contexts: be it in their personal practice or the practice of the communities they wish to serve. To wrap-up, participants envision next steps in this emerging research area.
Issue Date:2013-02
Publisher:iSchools
Citation Info:Anderson, T., Bowler, L., Nathan, L. & Trauth, E. (2013). Plan|play|pressure|pause. Engaging creative information practices. iConference 2013 Proceedings (pp. 1044-1046). doi:10.9776/13369
Genre:Conference Paper / Presentation
Type:Text
Language:English
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/42513
DOI:10.9776/13369
Publication Status:published or submitted for publication
Peer Reviewed:is peer reviewed
Rights Information:Copyright © 2013 is held by the authors. Copyright permissions, when appropriate, must be obtained directly from the authors.
Date Available in IDEALS:2013-02-04


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