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Explanation of creativity in postmodern educational ideas 
Hossieni, AosS; Khalili, S; , 
Creativity has different dimensions. It can be looked at through psychology, anthropology, philosophy and other views. In thi research philosophical view is considered. For this aim, postmodernism is a very suitable option. Postmodernism includes variou groups of philosophers who follow multiplicity. We believe their ideas are symbol of creativity and can guide us for a creative education. So it is concluded that postmodern ideas can effect on educational process in various ways. Regarding postmodernist, the aims of education are teaching critical thinking, production of knowledge, development of individual and social identity, self creation. In postmodern education teachers just lead students to discover new things. They provide opportunities to discuss abou different subjects and make creative ways. In this situation student learn to listen to other voices. They tolerate others criticism and try to think in critical way. They learn to respect other cultures and nationalities. Also they emphasize on cooperative learning independent learning, and dialectic, critical and verbal methods. It is deducted that postmodernism and creativity are embedded in each other and we can find the result of this opinion in postmodern education. Because there is no prior framework in postmodern education and we just look for change and evolution and this point is one of the most important contexts for creativity. (c) 2011 Published by Elsevier Ltd. Open access under CC BY-NC-ND license. 
Akcamete, G; Uzunboylu, H; Oulmu, S; Karahoca, A; Babadoan, C; Ozdamli, F; Kanbul, S; 
3rd World Conference on Educational Sciences (WCES) 
Istanbul, TURKEY