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Chapter IV Assessing Creativity Using the Consensual Assessment

@inproceedings{Baer2009ChapterIA,
  title={Chapter IV Assessing Creativity Using the Consensual Assessment},
  author={Technique John Baer},
  year={2009}
}
The Consensual Assessment Technique is a powerful tool used by creativity researchers in which panels of expert judges are asked to rate the creativity of creative products such as stories, collages, poems, and other artifacts. Experts in the domain in question serve as judges; thus, for a study of creativity using stories and poems, a panel of writers and/or teachers of creative writing might judge the creativity of the stories, and a separate panel of poets and/or poetry critics might judge… 
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