Sir Ken Robinson’s TED talk: How schools kill creativityhttps://www.ted.com/talks/ken_robinson_says_schools_kill_creativity#t-185891
Assessment criteria: As part of authoring critiques of digital storytelling in INTE 5340 three criterions are selected from Jason Ohler’s assessment traits.
Voice, creativity, originality (Score 1-10: 10 Points)Tone is appropriate, pacing is good, intonation, inflection, diction, overall quality of speech. Use of anecdotes, humor, and personal experiential knowledge.
Sir Ken Robinson is always a pleasure to listen to. His humor, his tone, and relatable anecdotes instantly grab the audience. The use of humor followed by critical story points gives the audience a chance to recall the information because of the recollection of a humorous story. The expression of creativity in his stories paints an authentic picture of the topic at hand.
Story clear, articulated, compelling (Score 1-10: 10 Points)Personal expression, engaging, descriptive, persuasive.
Ken provides several examples of creativity in children and how society and educational systems suppress it. He uses personal anecdotes to describe instances of creativity with humor. The audience is compelled to rethink the value of creativity and different types of thinkers.
Research? Research clear, thorough, integrated (rather than listed)? (Score 1-10: 5 Points)Use of visual aids, statistics, multiple sources, seamless transition from story to statistical information.
Although most of the lecture was anecdotal and humorous a few statistics were given in the speech. However no visual aid was used. A lack of multiple sources and visual aid is not as convincing.