Chevron Left
Back to Creative Problem Solving

Learner Reviews & Feedback for Creative Problem Solving by University of Minnesota

4.4
stars
2,187 ratings

About the Course

This course deals directly with your ability for creativity which is a critical skill in any field. It focuses on divergent thinking, the ability to develop multiple ideas and concepts to solve problems. Through a series of creativity building exercises, short lectures, and readings, learners develop both an understanding of creativity and increase their own ability. This course will help you understand the role of creativity and innovation in your own work and in other disciplines. It will challenge you to move outside of your existing comfort zone and to recognize the value of that exploration. This course will help you understand the importance of diverse ideas, and to convey that understanding to others. The principal learning activity in the course is a series of "differents" where you are challenged to identify and change your own cultural, habitual, and normal patterns of behavior. Beginning with a prompt, e.g. "eat something different", you will begin to recognize your own = limits and to overcome them. In addition, you are encouraged to understand that creativity is based on societal norms, and that by it's nature, it will differ from and be discouraged by society. In this course, the persistence of the creative person is developed through practice. At the same time, these exercises are constrained by concerns of safety, legality, and economics, which are addressed in their creative process....

Top reviews

EN

Jan 17, 2021

I really enjoyed this course, it was very informative and easy to follow. The videos were clear and the graded sections were great. The course as a whole was enjoyable and would recommend to others.

AF

Mar 1, 2016

SO INTERESTING AND FUN. Have you ever took a stranger'S secret and propose another stranger to take that secret in exchange of one of his? This course is an opportunity to do crazy stuff like that!

Filter by:

1 - 25 of 676 Reviews for Creative Problem Solving

By Norbert

Jul 5, 2019

By Laura V

Feb 3, 2016

By Jon W

Feb 2, 2019

By Lori M

May 30, 2018

By Eva K

Aug 22, 2020

By Angélique F

Mar 2, 2016

By Luiza M R

Nov 25, 2019

By Elsayed A S N

Jan 18, 2021

By Bharat D

Jul 22, 2020

By Syed M S K

May 15, 2018

By Anne-Marie B

Apr 27, 2020

By Roseanne T

Jan 9, 2017

By 曹萨尹

Apr 10, 2018

By Nickitha C

Jun 5, 2020

By Jeremy B

May 14, 2020

By Neha K

May 21, 2020

By Tolbert B

Apr 19, 2018

By Punita M

Nov 26, 2018

By Sanette B

Jul 23, 2019

By Zafar I

Jul 14, 2018

By Aditya A

May 23, 2018

By Binaya K P

Oct 16, 2018

By Esther O

Jun 23, 2019

By Igor K

Apr 7, 2020

By Mhd H B

May 16, 2020