Creativity in the Design Curriculum

  title={Creativity in the Design Curriculum},
  author={Brad Hokanson},
This paper presents the results of empirical research from a university class for design students in creative problem solving. A small group of students received training in creativity and are compared with a larger group of design students who did not. Measured creativity of the treatment group significantly increased, apparently as a result of the class. This paper argues that creativity may require specific training to develop; at the very least, training is valuable in developing creativity… CONTINUE READING

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