CPED 2020: Quick Recap

On October 21, 2020, in CPED, by Leigh

Last week the 2020 CPED Virtual Convening took place. The theme this year was REIMAGINING & RECONSTRUCTING THE DISSERTATION IN PRACTICE: Dismantling the hegemonic practices of establishing knowledge in the education profession.  I was on the program committee and over the past several months have been working with a great team from ASU and CPED to move the convening to its first ever virtual format. In addition to the work with the committee, I spearheaded the first ever Student Research Forum. The student forum was fantastic and I hope something that will become a regular feature of CPED Convenings. in the future.

During the conference I presented a Learning Exchange session with the amazing friend and colleague Danah Henriksen. Our session was centered around how advisors can foster creative mindsets for mentoring innovative dissertations.  Our slides are below, along with the reference list. Over the next few weeks, recordings of the sessions will be released by CPED – so stay tuned to their Vimeo page for additional resources coming out from the convening. The conference theme (and resulting discussions) have certainly sparked even more ideas on my end and I’m very excited to work with students (and faculty) interested in pushing the boundaries of the shape and form of dissertations by and for scholarly practitioners.


Baer, M., & Oldham, G. R. (2006). The curvilinear relation between experienced creative time pressure and creativity: moderating effects of openness to experience and support for creativity. Journal of Applied Psychology, 91(4), 963.

Carnegie Project for the Education Doctorate (n.d.). The CPED Framework. https://www.cpedinitiative.org/the-framework

Carson, A. D. (2017). Owning my masters: The rhetorics of rhymes & revolutions. ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global. 

Cropley, A.J (2003). Creativity in education & learning. Routledge Falmer.

Davidovitch, N., & Milgram, R. M. (2006). Creative thinking as a predictor of teacher effectiveness in higher education. Creativity Research Journal, 18 (3), 385-390.

Henriksen, D., Mishra, P., Greenhow, C., Cain, W., & Roseth, C. (2014). A tale of two courses: innovation in the hybrid/online doctoral program at Michigan State University. TechTrends, 58(4), 45.

Henriksen, D., Richardson, C., & Mehta, R. (2017). Design thinking: A creative approach to educational problems of practice. Thinking skills and Creativity, 26, 140-153. 

Karwowski, M. (2014). Creative mindsets: Measurement, correlates, consequences. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, 8(1), 62.

Kim, K. H. (2017). The Torrance Tests of Creative Thinking-Figural or Verbal: Which One Should We Use?. Creativity. Theories–Research-Applications, 4(2), 302-321.

Miles, C. (2016). The queer critical research and video editing practices of the Gender Project: Consent, collaboration, and multimodality. ProQuest Dissertations Publishing.

Perry, J. A. (Ed.). (2016). The EdD and the scholarly practitioner. IAP.

Prabhu, V., Sutton, C., & Sauser, W. (2008). Creativity and certain personality traits: Understanding the mediating effect of intrinsic motivation. Creativity Research Journal, 20(1), 53-66.

Runco, M. A., & Jaeger, G. J. (2012). The standard definition of creativity. Creativity research journal, 24(1), 92-96.

Silvia, P. J., Nusbaum, E. C., Berg, C., Martin, C., & O’Connor, A. (2009). Openness to experience, plasticity, and creativity: Exploring lower-order, high-order, and interactive effects. Journal of Research in Personality, 43(6), 1087-1090

Vellanki, V. (2020). Thinking, feeling, and creating with photography: Widening the lens of visual research in education. ProQuest Dissertations Publishing.

Williams, A. (2019). My gothic dissertation: A podcast ProQuest Dissertations Publishing. 

Willis, J. W., Valenti, R., & Inman, D. (2010). Completing a professional practice dissertation: A guide for doctoral students and faculty. IAP.

 

 

 

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