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Executive Summaries of Creative Studies Theses/Projects

These are executive summaries, or non-technical articles, of selected Creative Studies graduate students' masters theses or projects. These are written by students in our educational program intended to provide accurate, readable research information to professionals and other interested persons. This bibliography identifies the complete citation of the theses or projects that have executive summaries available, along with links to the annotations found in CBIR and to the executive summary files.

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1 ) LaMattina, Valarie A. (2005). Job satisfaction and Foursight preferences among public school teachers and administrators. Unpublished master's thesis, Buffalo State College- State University of New York, Buffalo, NY.

Type of Resource: dissertation/thesis
CBIR Annotation | Executive Summary: PDF | Full-Text: PDF

2 ) Accurso, Michael Scott (2004). The Torrance incubation model of teaching in a middle school social studies classroom. Unpublished master's project, Buffalo State College- International Center for Studies in Creativity, Buffalo, NY.

Type of Resource: dissertation/thesis
CBIR Annotation | Executive Summary: PDF

3 ) Mann, Michael C. (2003). Identifying the creative problem solving preferences of secondary educators and administrators. Unpublished masters project, Buffalo State College; International Center for Studies in Creativity, Buffalo, NY.

Type of Resource: dissertation/thesis
CBIR Annotation | Executive Summary: PDF

4 ) Switalski, Laura Barbero. (2003). Evaluating and organizing thinking tools in relationship to the CPS framework. Unpublished masters project, State University of New York- Buffalo State College; International Center for Studies in Creativity, Buffalo, NY.

Type of Resource: dissertation/thesis
CBIR Annotation | Executive Summary: PDF | Full-Text: PDF

5 ) Billoni, Anthony G. (2002). The art gallery excursion as a bridge to idea generation and a heightened aesthetic experience. Unpublished masters thesis, Buffalo State College, State University of New York; Department of Creative Studies, Buffalo, NY.

Type of Resource: dissertation/thesis
CBIR Annotation | Executive Summary: PDF | Full-Text: PDF

6 ) Daley, Kristin E. (2002). The documentation and analysis of a change initiative at the Buffalo Museum of Science. Unpublished masters project, State University of New York College at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY.

Type of Resource: dissertation/thesis
CBIR Annotation | Executive Summary: PDF | Full-Text: PDF

7 ) Peters, Rebecca G. (2002). The impact of climate in the classroom: Reporting baseline data for the development of CLASS [Identifying Ekvall's creative climate dimensions in elementary through high school settings]. Unpublished masters project, Buffalo State College, International Center for Studies in Creativity, Buffalo, NY.

Type of Resource: dissertation/thesis
CBIR Annotation | Executive Summary: PDF | Full-Text: PDF

8 ) Richards, Tara Marie. (2002). Identifying Ekvall's creative climate dimensions in gifted enrichment programs. Unpublished masters project, Buffalo State College; International Center for Studies in Creativity, Buffalo, NY.

Type of Resource: dissertation/thesis
CBIR Annotation | Executive Summary: PDF | Full-Text: PDF

9 ) Rusin, Allison M. (2002). Case studies of deviant creative individuals and their major life achievements. Unpublished masters project, State University of New York College at Buffalo; International Center for Studies in Creativity, Buffalo, NY.

Type of Resource: dissertation/thesis
CBIR Annotation | Executive Summary: PDF | Full-Text: PDF

10 ) Aurigema, Maria M. (2001). Identifying Ekvall's creative climate dimensions in elementary school music classrooms. Unpublished masters project, Buffalo State College; Center for Studies in Creativity, Buffalo, NY.

Type of Resource: dissertation/thesis
CBIR Annotation | Executive Summary: PDF | Full-Text: PDF

11 ) DiNunzio, Jennifer Susan. (2001). Developing a manual that supports the facilitation of CPS. Unpublished masters project, Buffalo State College; Center for Studies in Creativity, Buffalo, NY.

Type of Resource: dissertation/thesis
CBIR Annotation | Executive Summary: PDF

12 ) Gonzalez, David [González, David]. (2001). The art of solving problems: Comparing the similarities and differences between CPS, Synectics and Lateral Thinking. Unpublished masters project, State University of New York Buffalo State College; International Center for Studies in Creativity, Buffalo, NY.

Type of Resource: dissertation/thesis
CBIR Annotation | Executive Summary: PDF | Full-Text: PDF

13 ) Jesberger, Tiffany Jane. (2001). Identifying Ekvall's climate dimensions in an enrichment program classroom setting. Unpublished masters project, Buffalo State College; Center for Studies in Creativity, Buffalo, NY.

Type of Resource: dissertation/thesis
CBIR Annotation | Executive Summary: PDF

14 ) Moynihan, Patricia L. (2001). Organizing and disseminating knowledge about creativity: Themes in the 1999 Journal of Creative Behavior. Unpublished masters project, State University of New York College at Buffalo; Center for Studies in Creativity, Buffalo, NY.

Type of Resource: dissertation/thesis
CBIR Annotation | Executive Summary: PDF | Full-Text: PDF

15 ) Rife, Shari L. (2001). Exploring the personality composition of the four preferences measured by the Buffalo Creative Process Inventory. Unpublished masters thesis, Buffalo State College, Buffalo, NY.

Type of Resource: dissertation/thesis
CBIR Annotation | Executive Summary: PDF | Full-Text: PDF

16 ) Campos, Virginia. (2000). Dr .Ruth Noller: Contributions to creativity. Unpublished masters project, State University of New York College at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY.

Type of Resource: dissertation/thesis
CBIR Annotation | Executive Summary: PDF

17 ) Miloshevski, Kimberly L. (2000). The impact of climate in the classroom: Reporting baseline data for the development of CLASS [Identifying Ekvall's creative climate dimensions in a classroom setting]. Unpublished masters project, Buffalo State College; Center for Studies in Creativity, Buffalo, NY.

Type of Resource: dissertation/thesis
CBIR Annotation | Executive Summary: PDF

18 ) Januale, Ralph J. (1999). The evaluation of fortune 100 companies mission statements with respect to creativity and innovation. Unpublished masters project, State University College at Buffalo; Center for Studies in Creativity, Buffalo, NY.

Type of Resource: dissertation/thesis
CBIR Annotation | Executive Summary: PDF

19 ) Martin, Steven C. (1999). Investigation of problem-solving in dyadic relationships: Creating a bridge to creative problem solving. Unpublished masters project, State University College at Buffalo; Center for Studies in Creativity, Buffalo, NY.

Type of Resource: dissertation/thesis
CBIR Annotation | Executive Summary: PDF

20 ) Sundell, Virginia. (1999). An examination of the relationship between the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and the Kirton Adaption-Innovation Inventory. Unpublished masters project, State University of New York College at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY.

Type of Resource: dissertation/thesis
CBIR Annotation | Executive Summary: PDF

21 ) Speranzini, Gwendolyn D. (1997). Understanding the impact of a climate intervention: Debriefing the Situational Outlook Questionnaire (SOQ). Unpublished masters project, State University of New York Buffalo State College; Center for Studies in Creativity, Buffalo, NY.

Type of Resource: dissertation/thesis
CBIR Annotation | Executive Summary: PDF

22 ) Puccio, Kristin G. (1994). An analysis of an observational study of creative problem solving for primary children. Unpublished masters project, State University College at Buffalo; Center for Studies in Creativity, Buffalo, NY.

Type of Resource: dissertation/thesis
CBIR Annotation | Executive Summary: PDF | Full-Text: PDF

23 ) Stengel, Mary Teresa. (1994). Analysis of the ICN newsletter as a networking tool: A project in Creative Studies. Unpublished masters project, State University College at Buffalo; Center for Studies in Creativity, Buffalo, NY.

Type of Resource: dissertation/thesis
CBIR Annotation | Executive Summary: PDF

24 ) Vehar, Jonathan R. (1994). An impact study to improve a five-day course in facilitating creative problem solving. Unpublished masters project, State University of New York College at Buffalo; Center for Studies in Creativity, Buffalo, NY.

Type of Resource: dissertation/thesis
CBIR Annotation | Executive Summary: PDF | Full-Text: PDF

25 ) Avarello, Linda L. (1993). An exploratory study to determine the impact of a Creative Studies course on at-risk students. Unpublished masters project, State University of New York College at Buffalo; Center for Studies in Creativity, Buffalo, NY.

Type of Resource: dissertation/thesis
CBIR Annotation | Executive Summary: PDF

26 ) Cliff, Candice A. (1993). Conceptual relationships between creative problem solving and non-violent social change processes of Gandhi and King. Unpublished masters project, State University of New York College at Buffalo; Center for Studies in Creativity, Buffalo, NY.

Type of Resource: dissertation/thesis
CBIR Annotation | Executive Summary: PDF

27 ) Mallon, Mary P. (1993). An examination of the core constructs to be included in the indexes of 'Nurturing and developing creativity: The emergence of a discipline' and 'Understanding and Recognizing creativity: The emergence of a discipline'. Unpublished masters project, State University College at Buffalo; Center for Studies in Creativity, Buffalo, NY.

Type of Resource: dissertation/thesis
CBIR Annotation | Executive Summary: PDF

28 ) Pershyn, Gregory Scott. (1992). An investigation into the graphic depictions of natural creative problem solving processes. Unpublished masters project, State University of New York College at Buffalo; Center for Studies in Creativity, Buffalo, NY.

Type of Resource: dissertation/thesis
CBIR Annotation | Executive Summary: PDF

29 ) Bruce, Barbara A. (1991). Impact of creative problem solving training on management behavior. Unpublished masters project, State University of New York College at Buffalo; Center for Studies in Creativity, Buffalo, NY.

Type of Resource: dissertation/thesis
CBIR Annotation | Executive Summary: PDF

30 ) Saner, Yvonne J. (1990). The effects of training in collaborative skills on productivity and group interaction in creative problem solving groups. Unpublished masters thesis, State University College at Buffalo; Department of Creative Studies, Buffalo, NY.

Type of Resource: dissertation/thesis
CBIR Annotation | Executive Summary: PDF

31 ) Halpern, Natalie. (1987). Ann Arbor Area 2000 (A3-2000): A case study of the goal-setting process in preferred futuring. Unpublished masters thesis, State University of New York College at Buffalo; Center for Studies in Creativity, Buffalo, NY.

Type of Resource: dissertation/thesis
CBIR Annotation | Executive Summary: PDF

32 ) Balance, Penelope A. (1986). Investigating the investigators. Unpublished masters project, State University of New York College at Buffalo; Center for Studies in Creativity, Buffalo, NY.

Type of Resource: dissertation/thesis
CBIR Annotation | Executive Summary: PDF

33 ) Gaulin, John Philippe. (1985). Creativity: Unlocking the productive work environment. Unpublished masters project, State University of New York College at Buffalo; Center for Studies in Creativity, Buffalo, NY.

Type of Resource: dissertation/thesis
CBIR Annotation | Executive Summary: PDF

34 ) Foucar-Szocki, Diane. (1982). Possible predictors for effectiveness in the facilitation of creative problem solving. Unpublished masters project, State University of New York College at Buffalo; Interdisciplinary Center for Creative Studies, Buffalo, NY.

Type of Resource: dissertation/thesis
CBIR Annotation | Executive Summary: PDF

35 ) Kosinski, Craig T. (1977). The use of simulation and gaming for enhancing creative behavior. Unpublished masters thesis, State University College at Buffalo; Interdisciplinary Center for Creative Studies, Buffalo, NY.

Type of Resource: dissertation/thesis
CBIR Annotation | Executive Summary: PDF

 

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