Creativity is described as a process leading to products or processes that are novel, useful, and meaningful. As a result, the designation of creative is inextricably tied up with the process of communicating. This course examines contemporary models of communication. Practical application of these theoretical constructs to the development and enhancement of one's creativity is one of the primary focuses of the course.
Creativity, Communication, and Fostering Creative Thinking
Explain creativity training and development.
Assess the inter-relationship between creativity and communication.
Creativity, Communication, and Critical Thinking
Assess the role of creativity in problem solving.
Evaluate the relationship between creativity and critical thinking.
Explain theories about creative cognitive processes.
The Psychology of Creativity
Evaluate means of fostering creative personality traits.
Assess the interaction of creativity and self-control.
Analyze the creative personality.
Components of Creativity
Critique the role of personal psychology in creativity.
Assess the impact of family and society on the development of a creative person.
Explain the Four P's of Creativity.
The Nature of Creativity
Summarize the history of the key concepts of creativity.
Identify the components of creativity.
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