Creative Expression in Professional Development

  title={Creative Expression in Professional Development},
  author={Chad Hoggan and Michelle E. Bartlett},
Educational theorists have long touted the developmental benefits of engaging in creative endeavors, such as photography, creative writing, and so forth, yet few professional development programs incorporate creative expression into their curricula. This article briefly reviews the work of Fromm, Marcuse, Jung, and Heron to explore possible justifications and explanations of the developmental and organizational benefits that are possible from creative expression. This article argues that a…