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Creativity And Communication

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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.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Creativity, Communication, and Fostering Creative Thinking

    • Recognize the methods of measuring creativity.
    • Explain the difference between talent and practice.
    • Explain the method of increasing creativity.

    The Nature of Creativity

    • Summarize the history of key concepts of creativity.
    • Identify theories of creativity.
    • Explain approaches to creative process.

    Components of Creativity

    • Explain method versus theory as they relate to creativity.
    • Distinguish between creative thinking and creative process.
    • Critique the role of personal psychology in creativity.

    The Psychology of Creativity

    • Describe characteristics of the creative personality.
    • Evaluate methods of fostering creative personality traits.

    Creativity, Communication, and Critical Thinking

    • Explain theories about creative cognitive processes.
    • Evaluate the relationship between creativity and critical thinking.
    • Assess the role of creativity in problem solving.
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