Instructional technology and creativity among university students: the missing link

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The purpose of this study was to determine whether there are differences in the creativity level between a group of university students who were taught utilizing instructional technology and a control group taught via traditional method of instruction. The Test your Creativity Level (TYCL) was administered as a pre-test and post-test for both groups of students (42 in the experimental group and 41 in the control group). Analysis of Covariance (ANCOVA) on the post-test results of the TYCL with the pretest scores as a covariate indicated significant differences between the groups at the .05 alpha level in favor of the experimental group on the overall creativity level and on each dimension’s scores (intuitive awareness, external locus of control, self-confidence, and originality). University administrators should encourage faculty members to incorporate instructional technology into their teaching/learning process, plan curriculums around technology to advance the knowledge and creativity of students.



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