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Ronald Beghetto

Professor, Pinnacle West Presidential Chair
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 5411
Biography

Dr. Beghetto is an internationally recognized expert on creative thought and action in educational settings.  He serves as Editor for the Journal of Creative Behavior, series editor for Creative Theory and Action in Education (Springer), and a creativity advisor for LEGO Foundation.

Dr. Beghetto is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and the Society for the Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity and the Arts (Div. 10, APA).  He is the 2018 recipient of the Rudolf Arnheim Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity and the Arts and 2008 recipient of Daniel E. Berlyne Award from Division 10 of the American Psychological Association.  

Dr. Beghetto has also received recognition and numerous awards for excellence in teaching, including the 2015 ALD Faculty of the Year Award, the Provost's Recognition for Excellence in Teaching at the University of Connecticut, and the 2006 Crystal Apple Award at the University of Oregon.

Additional information about his research, publications, and work are available here: www.ronaldbeghetto.com 

Education

Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from Indiana University (with an emphasis in Learning, Cognition and Instruction).

Research Interests

Dr. Beghetto's research focuses on creative thought and action in educational settings.  His work explores:

  • the role uncertainty plays in creativity, learning, instruction, and innovation;
  • the relationship between creativity and academic learning;
  • the development of more dynamic methods for studying creative expression in and beyond educational contexts; and
  • how making principled changes to existing teaching, learning, and leadership practices can result in more creative, productive and sustainable innovations.
Publications

BOOKS

Beghetto, R. A., & Corazza, G.  (Eds.).  (2019). Dynamic perspectives on creativity. Switzerland: Springer.

Beghetto, R. A.  (2019).  Beautiful risks: Having the courage to teach and learn with creativity. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield 

Beghetto, R. A.  (2018).  What if?  Building students’ problem solving skills through complex challenges. Alexandria, VA: ASCD

Beghetto, R. A., & Kaufman, J. C.  (2017).  (Eds.). Nurturing creativity in the classroom (2ndEd.).  New York: Cambridge University Press

Beghetto, R. A., Kaufman, J. C., Baer, J., & Patson, T (2017). Teaching for creativity in the Australian curriculum classroom.  Victoria, Australia: Hawaker Brownlow Education.

Beghetto, R. A. (2016).  Big wins, Small steps: How to lead for and with creativity.  Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press

Beghetto, R. A., & Sriraman, B.  (Eds.). (2016).  Creative contradictions in education: Cross-disciplinary paradoxes and perspectives.  Switzerland: Springer.

Beghetto, R. A., Kaufman, J. C., & Baer, J.  (2015).  Teaching for creativity in the common core. New York: Teachers College Press.  Award:  2015 Choice Outstanding Academic Title Winner              

Beghetto, R. A. (2013). Killing ideas softly? The promise and perils of creativity in the classroom. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.  

Beghetto, R. A., & Kaufman, J. C.  (Eds.).  (2010). Nurturing creativity in the classroom. New York: Cambridge University Press.  Translated editions: Chinese; Korean

ARTICLES AND CHAPTERS

Beghetto, R. A. & Schuh, K. L.  (in press).  Exploring the link between imagination and creativity: A creative learning approach.  In Preiss, D. Cosmelli, D., & Kaufman, J. C.  (Eds).  Mind wandering and creativity.  San Diego, CA: Elsevier

Karwowski, M. & Beghetto, R. A.  (in press).  Creative behavior as agentic action.  Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/aca0000190

Beghetto, R. A.  Creative learning.  In V. P. Glaveanu The Palgrave encyclopedia of the possible.  London, Palgrave.

Karwowski, M., Han, M., & Beghetto, R. A.  (in press).  Toward dynamizing the measurement of creative confidence beliefs.  Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts.

Karwowski, M., Jankowska, D. M., Brzeski, A., Czerwonka, M., Gajda, A., Lebuda, I., & Beghetto, R. A.  (in press).  Delving into creativity and learning.  Creativity Research Journal.

Beghetto, R. A.  (in press).  Education and creativity.  In Runco, M. A. & Pritzker, S. R.  (Eds.). Encyclopedia of Creativity (3rdEd).  San Diego, CA: Elsevier

Beghetto, R. A., & Karwowski, M.  (in press).  Creative confidence beliefs: A closer look.  To appear in V. Dorfler & M. Stierand (Eds.).  Handbook of research methods on creativity (2ndEd).  Edward Elgar.

Beghetto, R. A.  (in press).  Creative self-efficacy.  In Runco, M. A. & Pritzker, S. R.  (Eds.). Encyclopedia of Creativity (3rdEd).  San Diego, CA: Elsevier

Beghetto, R. A. (2019).   From static to dynamic: Toward a socio-dynamic perspective on creativity in the classroom.  In I. Lebuda & V. Glaveanu (Eds.).  Palgrave handbook on social creativity. London: Palgrave

Karwowski, M., Lebuda, I., & Beghetto, R. A.  (2019).  Creative self-beliefs.  To appear in J. C. Kaufman & R. J. Sternberg (Eds.), Cambridge Handbook of Creativity(2ndEd.). New York: Cambridge University Press.

Beghetto, R. A.  (2019).  Creativity in Classrooms.  In J. C. Kaufman & R. J. Sternberg (Eds.).  Cambridge Handbook of Creativity, 2nd Ed.  New York: Cambridge University Press.

Beghetto, R.A. & Karwowski, M. (2019). Educational consequences of creativity: A creative learning perspective. Creativity: Theories-Research-Applications, 5, 146 - 154.

Beghetto, R. A., & Karwowski, M.  (2019).  Unfreezing creativity: A dynamic, micro-longitudinal approach.  In R. A. Beghetto & G. Corazza (Eds.). Dynamic perspectives on creativity.  Switzerland: Springer.

Beghetto, R. A.  (2019).  Abductive reasoning and the genesis of new ideas: Charles S. Peirce.  In V. P. Glaveanu (Ed.). Creativity Reader.  Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.

Beghetto, R. A. (2018). Taking beautiful risks in education.  Educational Leadership, 76, 18 – 24.  Alexandria, VA: ASCD

Beghetto, R. A. (2018).  Creativity in the classroom: Quick insights for leaders.  In A. Middlebrooks, S. J. Allen, M. McNutt, & J. Morrison (Eds.).  Discovering Leadership.  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Beghetto, R. A. (2018).  Structured uncertainty: How creativity thrives under constraints and uncertainty. In C. Mullen (Ed.).  Creativity Under Duress in Education? Resistive Theories, Practices, and Actions.  Switzerland: Springer

Runco, M. A. & Beghetto, R. A.  (2018).  Primary and secondary creativity.  Behavioral Sciences, 27, 7 – 10.

Beghetto, R. A. (2018).   The role of humor in teaching for creativity.  In S. Luria J. C. Kaufman, & J. Baer (Eds.).  Creativity and Humor (pp. 144 – 156).London: Academic Press.

Beghetto, R. A.  (2017).  Lesson unplanning: Toward transforming routine problems into non-routine problems. ZDM - The International Journal on Mathematics Education.  DOI 10.1007/s11858-017-0885-1 

Beghetto, R. A.  (2017).  Inviting uncertainty into the classroom.  Educational Leadership, 75, 20 – 25.

Beghetto, R. A.  (2017).  Creativity in teaching.  In J. C. Kaufman, J. Baer, & V. P. Glăveanu (Eds.).  Cambridge Handbook of creativity across different domains (pp. 549 – 564).  New York: Cambridge University Press.

Beghetto, R. A.  (2017).  Do we choose our scholarly trajectories or do they choose us?  In  R.J. Sternberg & J.C. Kaufman (Eds.).  The Nature of Human Creativity.  New York: Cambridge University Press. 

Beghetto, R. A.  (2017).  Creativity and education in China: Paradox and possibilities for an era of accountability.  [Book Review].  Kappa Delta Pi Record

Beghetto, R. A.  (2017).  Creativity and conformity.  In J. A. Plucker (Ed.). Creativity and innovation: Current understandings and debates.  Waco, TX: Prufrock.

Gajda, A., Beghetto, R. A., & Karwowski, M.  (2017).  Exploring creative learning in the classroom: A multi-method approach.  Thinking Skills and Creativity, 24, 250 267.

Beghetto, R. A. (2017).  Legacy projects: Helping young people respond productively to the challenges of a changing world.  Roeper Review, 39, 1 – 4.

Beghetto, R. A.  (2017).  Creative openings in the social interactions of teaching.  Creativity: Theories-Research-Applications, 3,  261 – 273.

Beghetto, R. A., & Karwowski, M.  (2017).  Untangling creative self-beliefs.  In M. Karwowski & J. C. Kaufman (Eds.).  The creative self. Boston, MA: Academic Press

Beghetto, R. A., & Breslow, J. Z.  (2017).  Creativity strategies.  In K. Peppler (Ed.). SAGE encyclopedia of out-of-school learning.  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Beghetto, R. A., & Kaufman, J. C.  (2017).  Theories of Creativity.  In J. A. Plucker (Ed.). Creativity and innovation: Current understandings and debates.  Waco, TX: Prufrock.

Luria, S., Kaufman, J. C., & Beghetto, R. A.  (2017). Creativity.  In S. Pfeiffer (Ed.), APA Handbook of giftedness and talent. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Beghetto, R. A.  (2016).  Creative learning: A fresh look.  Journal of Cognitive Education and Psychology, 15, 6 – 23.

Beghetto, R. A.  (2016).  Learning as a creative act.  In T. Kettler (Ed.).  Modern Curriculum for Gifted and Advanced Learners.  Waco, TX: Prufrock.

Beghetto, R. A. (2016). Leveraging micro-opportunities to address macroproblems: Toward an unshakeable sense of possibility thinking. In Ambrose, D. & Sternberg, R. J. (Eds.). Creative intelligence in the 21st Century: Grappling with enormous problems and huge opportunities.  Rotterdam, the Netherlands: Sense. 

Beghetto, R. A.  (2016).  Creative contradictions: Common themes, unique insights, and future directions.  In R. A. Beghetto & B. Sriraman (Eds.).  Creative contradictions in education: Cross-disciplinary paradoxes and perspectives.  Switzerland: Springer.

Beghetto, R. A. & Dilley, A. E. (2016). Creative aspirations or pipe dreams? Toward under- standing creative mortification in children and adolescents. New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, 151, 85–95. 

Beghetto, R. A., Kaufman, J.C., & Hatcher, R.  (2016).  Applying creativity research to cooking.  Journal of Creative Behavior, 50, 171 – 177.

Beghetto, R. A., & Kaufman, J. C. (2016).  Ever broadening conceptions of creativity in the classroom.  In R. A. Beghetto & J. C. Kaufman (Eds.). Nurturing creativity in the classroom (2nd Ed.).  New York: Cambridge University Press

Beghetto, R. A., & Plucker, J. A.  (2016).  Revisiting the relationship among schooling, learning, and creativity.  J. C. Kaufman & J. Baer, Creativity and Reason in Cognitive Development (2nd Ed.).  New York: Cambridge University Press.

Beghetto, R. A., & Schreiber, J. B.  (2016).  Creativity in doubt: Toward understanding what drives creativity in learning.  In Leikin, R., & Sriraman, B.  Creativity and giftedness: Interdisciplinary perspectives from mathematics and beyond.  Netherlands: Springer Science and Business.

Gajda, A., Karwowski, M., & Beghetto, R. A.  (2016).  Creativity and school achievement: A meta-analysis.  Journal of Educational Psychology, 109, 269 – 299.

Glăveanu, V. & Beghetto, R. A.  (2016).  The difference that makes a creative difference.  In R. A. Beghetto & B. Sriraman (Eds.).  Creative contradictions in education: Cross-disciplinary paradoxes and perspectives. Switzerland: Springer.

Helfand, M., Kaufman, J. C., & Beghetto, R. A. (2016).  The four-c model of creativity: Culture and context.  In V.P. Glaveanu (Ed.). The Palgrave handbook of creativity and culture research.  London, UK: Palgrave.

Beghetto, R. A. (2015).  Creative leaders define themselves in the micromoments of leadership.  Journal of Leadership Studies, 9, 72 – 74.

Beghetto, R. A.  (2015).  Teaching creative thinking.  In R. Wegerif, L. Li, & J. C. Kaufman, The Routledge International Handbook of Research on Teaching Thinking.  New York: Routledge.

Beghetto, R. A.  (2015).  What can creativity researchers learn from the Grey Parrot.  In A. B. Kaufman, & J.C. Kaufman, J. C. (Eds.). Animal creativity and innovation. San Diego, CA: Academic Press.

Beghetto, R. A. & Kaufman, J. C. (2015).  Promises and pitfalls in differentiating amongst the C’s of creativity.  Creativity Research Journal, 27, 1 - 2.

Kaufman, J. C., Beghetto, R. A, & C. Watson.  (2015).   Creative metacognition and self-ratings of creative performance: A 4-C perspective.  Learning and Individual Difference.  DOI: 10.1016/j.lindif.2015.05.004

Tanggaard, L., & Beghetto, R. A.  (2015).  Ideational pathways: Toward a new approach for studying the life of ideas.  Creativity: Theories-Research-Applications, 2, 129 – 144.

Beghetto, R. A.  (2014).  Creative mortification: An initial exploration.  Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, 8, 266 – 276.

Beghetto, R. A.  (2014).  Understanding the exhibit as planned versus the exhibit as experienced. Curator: The Museum Journal, 57, 1 – 4.

Beghetto, R. A. (2014). Toward avoiding an empirical march to nowhere. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, 8, 18 – 20.

Beghetto, R. A.  (2014).  Is the sky falling or expanding? A promising turning point in the psychology of creativity.  Creativity: Theories-Research-Applications, 1, 206 – 212.

Beghetto, R. A.  (2014).  Creativity.  In D. S. Dunn (Ed.). Oxford Bibliographies in Psychology.  New York: Oxford University Press

Beghetto, R. A. & Kaufman, J. C.  (2014) Classroom contexts for creativity.  High Ability Studies, 25, 53 – 69.

Beghetto, R. A., & Plucker, J. A. (2014).  Creativity and classroom management.  In W. G. Scarlett (Ed.), Classroom management: An a-to-z guide. Thousand Oaks California: Sage. 

Baxter, J. A., Ruzicka, A. R., Beghetto, R. A., & Livelybrooks, D.  (2014).  Professional development strategically connecting mathematics and science: The impact on teachers' confidence and practice.  School Science and Mathematics, 114, 102 – 113.

Kaufman, J. C., & Beghetto, R. A. (2014). Creativity in the Schools: Renewed interest and promising new directions.  In M.J. Furlong, R. Gilman, & E. S. Huebner (Eds.). Handbook of positive psychology in schools (2nd Ed.). New York: Routledge.

Reiter-Palmon, R., Beghetto, R. A., Kaufman, J. C. (2014). Education, Business, and Psychology: Finding the common threads. In E. Shiu, E. (Ed.).  Creativity research: An inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary research handbook.  New York: Routledge

Beghetto, R. A.  (2013).  Creativity: Development and enhancement.  In J. A. Plucker & C. M. Callahan (Eds.).  Critical issues and practices in gifted education: What the research says (2nd. Ed.).  Waco, TX: Prufrock

Beghetto, R. A. (2013).  Nurturing creativity in the micromoments of the classroom.  In K. H. Kim, J. C. Kaufman, J. Baer, B. Sriramen, & L. Skidmore Creatively gifted students are not like other gifted students: Research, theory, and practice.  The Netherlands: Sense Publishers. 

Beghetto, R. A. (2013).  Expect the unexpected: Teaching for creativity in the micromoments.  In M. Gregerson, J. C. Kaufman, & H. Snyder Teaching creatively and teaching creativity.  New York: Springer Science

Beghetto, R. A., Barbee, B., Brooks, S., Franklin-Phipps, A., Fukuda, E., Gardner-Allers, N. L., Hood, D., Raza, N., Uusitalo, N., White Eyes, C. (2013). Light bulbs, Bill Evans, and cat hair: Exploring representations of creativity and education in images, videos, and blogs.  Psychology of Popular Media Culture, 2, 188 – 206.

Beghetto, R. A., & Breslow, J. Z.  (2013).  A commanding survey of the creativity studies landscape: A review of explaining Creativity (2nd Ed.).  Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, 7, 417- 418.

Beghetto, R. A. & Kaufman, J. C.  (2013).  Creativity: Five fundamental insights every educator should know.  Educational Leadership, 70, 10 – 15. 

Kaufman, J. C., & Beghetto, R. A. (2013). Do people recognize the Four Cs?  Examining layperson conceptions of creativity. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, 7, 229 – 236.

Kaufman, J. C., & Beghetto, R. A.  (2013).  In praise of Clark Kent: Creative metacognition and the importance of teaching kids when (not) to be creative. Roeper Review, 35, 155 – 165.  

Beghetto, R. A., & Baxter, J.  (2012).  Exploring student beliefs and understanding in elementary science and mathematics.  Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 49, 942 – 960.

Beghetto, R. A., Kaufman, J. C., Hegarty, B., Hammond, H., & Wilcox-Herzog, A.  (2012).  Cultivating creativity, play and leisure in early childhood education: A 4 C perspective.  In O. N. Saracho & B. Spodek (Eds.).  Contemporary perspectives on Creativity in Early Childhood Education.  Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing. 

Beghetto, R. A.  (2011).  Toward replacing fear of unknown educational futures with creative possibilities: A review of Creativity and Education Futures: Learning in a Digital Age, Anna Craft, Trentham Books, 2011, 173 pp. ISBN 978-1-85856-462-3.  Thinking Skills & Creativity, 6, 194 – 195.

Beghetto, R. A., Kaufman, J. C., & Baxter, J.  (2011).  Exploring the relationship between students' creative self-efficacy and teacher ratings of creativity.  Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity and the Arts, 5, 342 - 349. 

Beghetto, R. A., & Kaufman, J. C. (2011). Teaching for creativity with disciplined improvisation. In R. K. Sawyer (Ed.). The 21st century teacher: Creativity and improvisation in the classroom. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. 

Beghetto, R. A.  & Samek, L.  (2011). Sowing the Seeds of Multi-institutional Collaborative Research: A Case Study.  In H. Rosselli, M. Girod, & M. Brodsky (Eds.). Connecting Teaching and Learning: History, Evolution and Case Studies of Teacher Work Sample Methodology. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. 

Kaufman, J. C., Davis, C. D., & Beghetto, R. A.  (2011).  Why creativity should matter, why it doesn't and what we can do.  In D. Ambrose & R. J. Sternberg (Eds.).  How dogmatic beliefs harm creativity and higher-level thinking.  New York: Routledge. 

Kaufman, J. C., Beghetto, R. A., & Pourjalali, S. (2011). Criatividade na sala de aula: uma perspectiva internacional (Creativity in the classroom: An international perspective). In S. M. Wechsler & V. L. Trevisan (Ed.), Criatividade e aprendizagem: caminhos e perspectivas internacionais(Creativity and learning: International paths and perspectives). Brazil: Edicoes Loyola. 

Beghetto, R. A. (2010). Intellectual hide-and-seek: Prospective teachers' prior experiences with creativity suppression.   International Journal of Creativity and Problem Solving, 20, 29 - 36. 

Beghetto, R. A. (2010). Creativity in the classroom. In J. C. Kaufman, & R. J. Sternberg (Eds.). Handbook of Creativity. New York: Cambridge University Press. 

Beghetto, R. A.  (2010).  Understanding creativity in the classroom.  Understanding Our Gifted, 22, 11 - 14.

Beghetto, R. A.  (2010).  How open are we to the challenges of everyday creativity? A review of Everyday Creativity and New Views of Human Nature Ruth Richards (Ed.) American Psychological Association 2007 349 pp. ISBN 978-0-9792125-7-4.  Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, 4, 127 – 129.

Beghetto, R. A. & Kaufman, J.C. (2010).  Broadening conceptions of creativity in the classroom.  In Beghetto, R. A., & Kaufman, J. C.  (Eds).  (2010).  Nurturing creativity in the classroom. Cambridge University Press. 

Kaufman, J.C. & Beghetto, R. A.  (2010).  Creativity in the classroom: 20 key points and other insights.  In Beghetto, R. A., & Kaufman, J. C.  (Eds).  (2010). Nurturing creativity in the classroom. Cambridge University Press. 

Kaufman, J. C., Beghetto, R. A., & Baer, J. (2010). Finding young Paul Robesons: Exploring the question of creative polymathy. In Preiss, D. D., & R. J. Sternberg (Eds.), Innovations in Educational Psychology: Perspectives on Learning, Teaching, and Human Development. New York: Springer. 

Kaufman, J. C., Beghetto, R. A., Baer, J. & Ivcevic, Z. (2010). Creative polymathy: What Benjamin Franklin can teach your kindergartener. Learning & Individual Difference, 20, 380 - 387. 

Kozbelt, A., Beghetto, R. A., Runco, M. A. (2010). Theories of creativity. In J. C. Kaufman, & R. J. Sternberg (Eds.). Handbook of Creativity. New York: Cambridge University Press. 

Beghetto, R. A. (2009). Correlates of intellectual risk taking in elementary school science. Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 46, 210 - 223.

Beghetto, R.A. (2009). In search of the unexpected: Finding creativity in the micro-moments of the classroom. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, & the Arts, 3, 2 - 5. 

Beghetto, R. A. (2009).  Everyday creativity.  In Kerr, B. (Ed.).  Encyclopedia of Giftedness, Creativity, and Talent. Thousand Oaks California: Sage.

Beghetto, R. A., & Kaufman, J. C. (2009). Intellectual estuaries: Connecting learning and creativity in programs of advanced academics. Journal of Advanced Academics, 20, 296 - 324. 

Beghetto, R. A., & Kaufman, J. C. (2009). Do we all have multicreative potential? ZDM - The International Journal on Mathematics Education, 41, 39 - 44. 

Kaufman, J. C., & Beghetto, R. A. (2009). Beyond big and little: The Four C Model of creativity, Review of General Psychology, 13, 1 - 12. 

Kaufman, J. C., & Beghetto, R. A.  (2009).  Creativity in the schools:  A rapidly developing area of positive psychology. In Gilman, R., Huebner, E.S., & Furlong, M.J. Handbook of Positive Psychology in Schools.  Routledge. 

Kaufman, J. C., & Beghetto, R. A. (2009). Exploring the Four-C model of creativity: Implications for giftedness. In N. L. Hafenstein, & B. Crammond. (Eds.). Perspectives in Gifted Education: Creativity. Denver, CO.: University of Denver. 

Kaufman, J. C., Kaufman, S. B., Beghetto, R. A., Burgess, S. A., & Persson, R. S. (2009). Creative giftedness: Beginnings, developments, and future promises. In I. L. Shavinina (Ed.), International Handbook of Giftedness. New York: Springer. 

Rosiek, J., & Beghetto, R. A. (2009). Emotional scaffolding: The emotional and imaginative dimensions of teaching and learning.   In P. A. Schutz & M. Zembylas (Eds.), Advances in teacher emotion research: The impact on teachers' lives. New York: Springer. 

Beghetto, R. A. (2008). Prospective teachers' beliefs about imaginative thinking in K-12 schooling. Thinking Skills and Creativity, 3, 134 - 142. 

Beghetto, R.A. (2008). Creativity in schools and classrooms: An introduction to the special issue. International Journal of Creativity and Problem Solving, 18.

Kaufman, J. C. & Beghetto, R. A. (2008). Exploring mini-c: Creativity across cultures. In R. L. DeHaan & K. M. Narayan (Eds.). Education for Innovation in India, China and America. The Netherlands: Sense Publishers. 

Plucker, J. A. & Beghetto, R. A. (2008). Creativity. In N. J. Salkin Encyclopedia of Educational Psychology. Thousand Oaks California: Sage. 

Beghetto, R. A.  (2007). Factors associated with middle and secondary students' perceived science competence. Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 44, 800 - 814. 

Beghetto, R. A. (2007). Prospective teachers' beliefs about students' goal orientations: A carry-over effect of prior schooling experiences? Social Psychology of Education, 10, 171 - 191. 

Beghetto, R. A. (2007). Does creativity have a place in classroom discussions? Prospective teachers' response preferences. Thinking Skills and Creativity, 2, 1 - 9.  

Beghetto, R. A.  (2007).  Ideational code-switching: Walking the talk about supporting student creativity in the classroom.  Roeper Review, 29, 265 - 270. 

Beghetto, R. A. (2007). What we know about creativity enhancement. In J. A. Plucker & C. M. Callahan (Eds.). Critical Issues and Practices in Gifted Education: What the Research Says (pp. 139 - 154) . Waco, TX: Prufrock Press. 

Beghetto, R. A.  (2007).  Creativity research and the classroom: From pitfalls to potential.  In A. G. Tan (Ed.). Creativity: A handbook for teachers (pp. 101 - 116).  Singapore: World Scientific. 

Beghetto, R. A.  (2007).  Motivation in the classroom. In C. R. Reynolds & E. Fletcher-Janzen (Eds.).  Encyclopedia of Special Education (3rd  Ed.).  Hoboken, NJ: Wiley

Beghetto, R. A., & Kaufman, J. C. (2007). The genesis of creative greatness: Mini-c and the expert-performance approach.  High Ability Studies, 18, 59 - 61. 

Beghetto, R. A., & Kaufman, J. C. (2007). Toward a broader conception of creativity: A case for mini-c creativity. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, 1, 73-79. 

Beghetto, R. A., & Plucker, J. A. (2007). Darwinian creativity in the classroom? Creativity Research Journal, 19, 375-379. 

Beghetto, R. A.  (2006).  Creative self-efficacy: Correlates in middle and secondary students.  Creativity Research Journal, 18, 447 - 457.

Beghetto, R. A.  (2006).  Creative justice?  The relationship between prospective teachers' prior schooling experiences and perceived importance of promoting student creativity.  Journal of Creative Behavior, 40, 149 - 162. 

Beghetto, R. A.  (2006).  Cultivating a learning-focused community in schools.  In S. C. Smith and P. K. Piele (Eds). School Leadership: Handbook for Excellence  (4th. Ed.).  Corwin Press.

Beghetto, R. A., & Alonzo, J. A. (2006).  Supporting the learning process.  In S. C. Smith and P. K. Piele (Eds). School Leadership: Handbook for Excellence  (4th. Ed.).  Corwin Press 

Beghetto, R. A., & Ketterlin Geller, L. (2006).  Ensuring learning through progress monitoring.  In S. C. Smith and P. K. Piele (Eds). School Leadership: Handbook for Excellence  (4th. Ed.).  Corwin Press

Beghetto, R. A., & Plucker, J. A.  (2006).  The relationship among schooling, learning, and creativity: All roads lead to creativity or You can't get there from here?  In J. C. Kaufman and J. Bear (Eds.).  Creativity and Reason in Cognitive Development (pp. 316 - 332).  Cambridge University Press.  

Beghetto, R. A.  (2005).  Does assessment kill student creativity?  The Educational Forum, 69, 254-263. 

Beghetto, R. A.  (2005).  Pre-Service teachers' self-judgments of test taking Journal of Educational Research, 95, 376 - 380. 

Beghetto, R. A., & Parker, A.  (2005).  Learning to see beyond the self: Accelerating pre-service teacher development through collaboration.  Northwest Passage: Journal of Educational Practices, 4, 9-16. 

Beghetto, R. A. (2004). Toward a more complete picture of student learning: Assessing students' motivational beliefs. Practical Assessment, Research & Evaluation, 9.

Plucker, J. A., Beghetto, R. A., & Dow, G. T. (2004).  Why isn't creativity more important to educational psychologists? Potential, pitfalls, and future directions in creativity research.  Educational Psychologist, 39, 83-97. 

Plucker, J. A., & Beghetto, R. A.  (2004).  Why creativity is domain general, Why it looks domain specific, and why the distinction doesn't matter.  In R. J. Sternberg, E. L. Grigorenko and J. L. Singer (Eds.). Creativity: From potential to realization.  Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association. 

Plucker, J. A., & Beghetto, R. A.  (2003). Why not be creative when we enhance creativity? In J. H. Borland (Ed.). Rethinking gifted education. New York: Teachers College Press.  

Beghetto, R. A.  (2002).  Thinking about the outside of the box: A pedagogical framework for thinking critically about creativity.  Inquiry: Critical Thinking Across the Disciplines, 21, 33 – 39.

MaKinster, J. G., Beghetto, R. A., & Plucker, J. A. (2002). Why can't I find Newton's Third Law?: Case studies of students using of the Web as a science resource. Journal of Science Education and Technology, 11, 155-172.  

Beghetto, R. A., Makinster, J., & Plucker, J. A.  (2001). Who studies creativity and how do we know?  Creativity Research Journal, 13, 349-355. 

Beghetto, R. A.  (2001).  Virtually in the middle: Alternative avenues for parental involvement in middle level schools.  The Clearing House, 75, 21-26. 

Plucker, J. A.  & Beghetto, R. A.  (2000).  Needles in haystacks or fields of plenty? A content analysis of popular creativity texts for educators (book review).  Gifted Child Quarterly, 44, 2, 135-138.