Speaker Series 1 – Patrick Finn
November 14, 2017 – Patrick Finn
Critical Condiction:Replacing Critical Thinking with Creativity
Patrick Finn, author of “Critical Condition: Replacing Critical Thinking with Creativity”, on what a paradigm shift in university education looks like, evolving from combative critical thinking to infinitely more complex and collaborative networks of non-linear creative thinking. Patrick is an inspirational, well-loved teacher filled with passion for his craft. He serves as the Chair of Research and Innovation at the Edmonton Digital Arts College and is an Associate Professor at the School of Creative and Performing Arts at the University of Calgary.
About the speaker
Dr. Patrick Finn is an Associate Professor in the School of Creative and Performing Arts at the University of Calgary. He has degrees from McGill, the University of Calgary and the University of Victoria. His primary interest is in performance with an emphasis on technology. He researches and teaches on creativity, performance and related areas and has lectured and led workshops throughout the globe. At one time or another he has been a professional writer, programmer, designer, musician and academic.
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