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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)
6 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.

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Maureen Murphy
Maureen Murphy (Faculty)
9 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.
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