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100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Approx. 22 hours to complete

Suggested: 3 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English, Ukrainian

Learners taking this Course are

  • Artists
  • Writers
  • Technical Writers
  • Community Managers
  • Translators

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
2 hours to complete

What is Creativity?

12 videos (Total 52 min), 9 readings
12 videos
Everyday Creativity Assignment2m
Magic Wand Wishes2m
Definition of Creativity2m
Myths of Creativity2m
Deferring Judgement3m
Developmental Trajectory of Creativity6m
History of International Center for Studies in Creativity4m
The Four Ps4m
Brendan Bannon7m
Katherine Conway-Turner6m
Brian Nesline4m
9 readings
Course Overview10m
Assignments10m
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#bAware10m
Week
2
5 hours to complete

The Creative Person

13 videos (Total 56 min), 12 readings, 1 quiz
13 videos
Light Switch Plate Assignment2m
The Big Three Affective Skills3m
Playfulness7m
TRYCycle5m
The Four Components of Divergent Thinking5m
Cognitive Style: FourSight8m
Neuroscience of Creativity3m
Failure and Making Mistakes3m
Mindfulness3m
Progress3m
Ismet Mamnoon4m
Benjamin Streeter3m
12 readings
Assignments10m
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#bAware10m
Week
3
1 hour to complete

The Creative Press

9 videos (Total 29 min), 6 readings
9 videos
Physical vs. Psychological Press3m
Culture3m
Ten Dimensions of a Creative Climate: Idea Time, Idea Support, and Risk-Taking3m
Ten Dimensions of a Creative Climate: Freedom, Dynamism, & Playfulness and Humor2m
Ten Dimensions of a Creative Climate: Challenges, Debates and Conflict3m
Ten Dimensions of a Creative Climate: Trust and Openness2m
Overcoming Barriers3m
Todd Benzin4m
6 readings
Research Study Opportunity10m
Assignments10m
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#bAware10m
Week
4
5 hours to complete

The Creative Process

15 videos (Total 61 min), 11 readings, 1 quiz
15 videos
Annoyances3m
Creative Process3m
Brainstorming3m
Divergent Thinking9m
Convergent Thinking2m
Incubation2m
Clarifying Problems3m
Ideation3m
PPCo3m
WISMDI… and How/How3m
Tim Switalski5m
Paul Harris5m
Amy Hartman4m
Mike Fox4m
11 readings
Assignments10m
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#bAware10m
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Top reviews from Ignite Your Everyday Creativity

By EBApr 17th 2016

I really loved it! In particular the assignments. I am a creative person, and decided to take this course in order to understand the process and how to help others to be creative in their lives.

By JCJan 14th 2018

An excellent course that really opens up the mind to creative opportunities in everyday life, with plenty of tools useful for application throughout work and at home.

Instructors

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Dr. Cyndi Burnett

Associate Professor
Creative Studies
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Dr. John F Cabra

Associate Professor
Creative Studies

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