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Approx. 13 hours to complete
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Introduction to the Course

3 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 41 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
7 videos
Course Methods: Creative Skill Development7m
Idea Generation: Brick Activity4m
DSD General Introduction5m
DSD 1 Eat introduction1m
Critiquing and Making Improvements2m
Brief tutorial on shooting pictures for the class16m
2 readings
Introduction - read this first10m
The Creativity Crisis [ published in Newsweek 2010 ]10m
1 practice exercise
#1: Newsweek30m
Week
2

Week 2

5 hours to complete

Divergent and Convergent Thinking

5 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 36 min), 1 reading, 3 quizzes
4 videos
Play and Creativity7m
DSD 2: Child50s
Steven JohnsonTED talk: Where Good Ideas Come From17m
1 reading
Steven Johnson - Where Good Ideas Come From10m
2 practice exercises
Originality Development Engine #1 [do this each week]5m
Where Good Ideas Come From Introduction
Week
3

Week 3

5 hours to complete

Creativity, Motivation and Observation

5 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 23 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
7 videos
Creativity and Motivation4m
Mindmapping3m
Beliefs, Habits, Skills and Knowledge2m
Give Differently Introduction53s
Attribute Listing: Observation and Application4m
Bricolage + Exquisite Corpse as Creativity Techniques3m
1 reading
Chapter 1: Developing Creative Thinking Skills10m
1 practice exercise
Originality Development Engine #2 [do this each week]5m
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Creativity and Observation

1 hour to complete
7 videos (Total 31 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
7 videos
Brush Your Teeth2m
Left Brain/Right Brain Thinking5m
Top 10 Things About Creativity8m
Moving Forward5m
Conclusion1m
Creativity Models and Theories4m
2 readings
An external evaluation of your creative lifestyle20m
Creativity Resources and Tools10m
1 practice exercise
Originality Development Engine #3 [do this each week] PC5m

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