Teaching Creativity, Marquette, Spring 2020

Course Number: EDU 5515 C26
Instructor: Anne Marquette
Location: Online
Dates and Times: March 1 - April 26, 2020
Credits: 3 Graduate Credits
Tuition: $975

Course Description

Today’s learners are facing an unpredictable job market. In order to compete in the global economy of the future they will need to know themselves well and be able to innovate. Creativity is a key skill for their success. Creativity is a way of thinking and behaving that is not an innate skill but something that can be fostered and learned through any subject area. In this course participants will develop their own creative processes. They will identify the skills of creativity. They will relate the idea of creativity to their own subject areas and develop strategies for fostering and teaching creativity through the lens of specific content areas.

Course Goals & Objectives

Objectives: What will participants be able to do as a result of the course?

  1. Identify the skills associated with creativity
  2. Identify strategies for fostering creativity
  3. Describe the importance of creativity
  4. Design instruction that incorporates creativity
  5. Apply the processes of creative problem solving
  6. Apply design thinking

Required Texts

Required readings/resources will be provided by the instructor.

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Anne Marquette

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Bethany Sprague
(802) 468-1325

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