Document Type : پژوهشی


1 Student/University of Isfahan

2 Faculty member /university of Isfahan

3 Faculty member/University College London (UCL)

4 Faculty member/ university of Isfahan


The present study was mainly focused upon investigating academic creativity and the expanding model of the creative university. In so doing, we recruited both systematic reviews and expanding conceptual approaches. The results of this study indicate that according to Barnett (2020), the idea of creating works on five levels of the university and so is fully realized only when all the five levels of creativity would be thoroughly provided in a given context. These five levels are intellectual, pedagogical, learning, environmental and reflexive creativities. In the present study, besides explaining the five-tier levels of the creative university, we embarked upon delineating specific dimensions and strategies for each of the five levels of creativity using the theoretical and empirical literature. Here, dimensions refer to those fields and terrains wherein the levels of academic creativity are realized. In the same vein, strategies are introduced as an array of influential proceedings in constituting creativity in each of the dimensions and levels of creativity.


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