Education in the Creative Economy

Education in the Creative Economy

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Much as the assembly line shifted the key factor of production from labor to capital, computer networks are now shifting the key factor of production from capital to innovation. Information and communication technologies are restructuring global production so that creativity and innovation have become anchored in social networks that criss-cross nations, cultures and peoples. Education in the Creative Economy explores the need for new forms of learning and education that can effectively tap the collective intelligence that powers these social networks. This edited volume, which includes contributions from renowned scholars like Richard Florida, Charles Landry and John Howkins, is a key resource for policymakers, academics, researchers, teachers and journalists to assist them to better understand the contours of the creative economy and consider effective strategies for linking education to creative practice. In addition to arguments for investing in the knowledge economy through STEM disciplines (science, technology, engineering and math), the collection explores the growing importance of art, design and digital media as important mediators of creativity and innovation.This type of relationship is especially clear in the creative commons licensing schemes, where the individual gets a whole gamut of options for ... It is important to note that peer production is a form of aquot;generalized, aquot; or non- reciprocal, exchange.

Title:Education in the Creative Economy
Author:Daniel Araya
Publisher:Peter Lang - 2010


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