Textile and Apparel Students' Intolerance of Ambiguity in Comparison to Perceived Aptitude for Creativity.

dc.contributor.author Robinson, Joyce
dc.contributor.author Muhammad, Amanda
dc.contributor.author Musgrave, Jon
dc.date 2018-10-19T01:11:33.000
dc.date.accessioned 2020-06-30T05:40:10Z
dc.date.available 2020-06-30T05:40:10Z
dc.date.issued 2017-01-01
dc.description.abstract <p>This pilot study examines textile and apparel (T&A) students' perceived aptitude for creativity and tolerance of ambiguity in comparison to non-T&A majors. Based on the understanding that individual's tolerance of ambiguity is related to other individual traits such as creativity, this study aimed to assess T&A students' perception of creativity in comparison to their levels of tolerance of ambiguity. Founded on expectations for future T&A professionals, this study investigated two hypotheses: H1: T&A students will have a greater tolerance of ambiguity than Non-T&A students. H2: T&A students self-rating of AC will be higher than Non-T&A students self-rating of AC. T&A students' higher tolerance of ambiguity may be an indication of their ability to succeed in the industry, which requires dealing with ill-defined problems. However, a teaching professional must challenge students in developing wider ranges of approaches to problem solving that will enable their creativity-relevant skills and perceptions of abilities.</p>
dc.identifier archive/lib.dr.iastate.edu/itaa_proceedings/2017/posters/83/
dc.identifier.articleid 2022
dc.identifier.contextkey 11601808
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dc.identifier.submissionpath itaa_proceedings/2017/posters/83
dc.identifier.uri https://dr.lib.iastate.edu/handle/20.500.12876/51750
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dc.subject.disciplines Fashion Business
dc.subject.disciplines Fashion Design
dc.subject.disciplines Fiber, Textile, and Weaving Arts
dc.title Textile and Apparel Students' Intolerance of Ambiguity in Comparison to Perceived Aptitude for Creativity.
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