Adapting Creative Practice Pedagogy for Global Employability Capabilities

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  • Title: Adapting Creative Practice Pedagogy for Global Employability Capabilities
  • Author(s): J. Fiona Peterson, Louise J. I. McWhinnie, Graham Forsyth, Noel Frankham
  • Publisher: Common Ground Research Networks
  • Collection: Common Ground Research Networks
  • Series: The Arts in Society
  • Journal Title: The International Journal of Arts Education
  • Keywords: Employability, Studio Model, Creative Innovation Studio Network, Digital Folio, Appreciative Inquiry
  • Volume: 13
  • Issue: 1
  • Year: 2018
  • ISSN: 2326-9944 (Print)
  • ISSN: 2327-0306 (Online)
  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.18848/2326-9944/CGP/v13i01/19-32
  • Citation: Peterson, J. Fiona, Louise J. I. McWhinnie, Graham Forsyth, and Noel Frankham. 2018. "Adapting Creative Practice Pedagogy for Global Employability Capabilities." The International Journal of Arts Education 13 (1): 19-32. doi:10.18848/2326-9944/CGP/v13i01/19-32.
  • Extent: 14 pages

Abstract

The intention of this article is to foreground visionary re-positioning of creative arts higher education; it is not intended as a comprehensive account of e-learning, or application of specific platforms. A pedagogical strategy is proposed to bridge the gap between unmet industry needs for new employability capabilities encompassing “agility, creativity and connectedness,” and less than optimal employability outcomes for some creative arts graduates. Using appreciative inquiry as a methodology, the article explains why and how the Creative Innovation Studio Network Model has been co-designed to support development of graduate capabilities for emerging creative practice jobs. Suggested success indicators include scaffolding stakeholder engagement from the outset, articulating clear expectations, scaffolding learning, and being open to change.