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Creativity Tools - Develop creative solutions to the problems you face

A set of techniques for generating creative solutions to a problem or opportunity.


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Jo Yudess
Jo Yudess (Faculty)
11 years ago

I teach the study of creativity and problem solving.  We use the Crative Problem Solving Thinking Skills Model which requires divergent and convergent thinking skills in each process step.  Mind-Tools provides additional explanation of many of the tools we use to stimulate divergent and convergent thinking.  Students find it helpful to explore these tools in different contexts.

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This site is helpful also to business clients who often aren't looking for an academic explanation, just a way of working toward a solution.  The site is easy to use and searchable.

Used in course? Yes
Maureen Murphy
Maureen Murphy (Faculty)
13 years ago
This collection defines and provides examples of strategies that can be applied to situations requiring critical thinking. I used the Affinity Diagrams in the Problem Solving section to help students organize information for writing assignments in a Composition I course.
Used in course? Yes