This book discusses the kind of imaginative thinking which is going on all the time without producing the masterpieces of art and culture. The author brings together the body of educational theory, psychological theory and some general opinions about imagination, to provide an account of everyday imagining for educationalists, psychologists, teachers and parents.
Table of Contents
Foreword. 1. Imagination: Definitions and Problems. 2. Opposition to Imagination. 3. Images and Imagining. 4. Everyday Imagining. 5. Uses and Effects of Imagining. 6. Measuring and Assessing Imagination. 7. Imagination and Other Kinds of Thinking. 8. Education and Imagination. References. Index.