russell_carpenter_0Russell Carpenter, Executive Director of the Noel Studio for Academic Creativity and Program Director of Applied Creative Thinking at Eastern Kentucky University where he is also Associate Professor of English. Dr. Carpenter has published on the topic of creative thinking, among other areas, including three texts by New Forums Press: Introduction to Applied Creative Thinking (with Charlie Sweet and Hal Blythe, 2012), Teaching Applied Creative Thinking (with Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe, and Shawn Apostel, 2013), and It Works for Me, Flipping the Classroom: Shared Tips for Effective Teaching, (with Hal Blythe and Charlie Sweet, 2015). He has guest edited or co-edited special issues of the Journal of Faculty Development on social media and the future of faculty development. In addition, he has taught courses in creative thinking in EKU’s Minor in Applied Creative Thinking, which was featured in the New York Times in February 2014, and rhetoric and composition in the Department of English. Dr. Carpenter earned a Ph.D. in Texts & Technology from the University of Central Florida (UCF) in 2009.

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Read about Russell’s Titles

The Applied Creative Thinking Series

It Works for Me Series

Blog Posts by Russell

Makings of Pedagogicon Conference Via Nifty-Nine Strategies

Meddling to Mentoring: A New Paradigm for Professors

Overcoming Obstacles in Teaching Applied Creative Thinking

Why Faculty Teaching Creative Thinking in Higher Education