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Creative Learning

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This slideshow was a part of an invited workshop presented on September 1, 2011 at Plymouth University as a part of the Your Idea, Our Health Conference.

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Creative Learning

  1. Creative Learning<br />Steve Wheeler<br />University of Plymouth<br />
  2. Why do we need creative learning?<br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />http://blog.prosperyourmind.com<br />
  3. “Creativity (in general) is the ability to come up with new ideas that are surprising yet intelligible, and also valuable in some way”<br />(Boden, 2001)<br />Creativity<br />“Creativity in general is the ability to come up with new ideas that are surprising yet intelligible, and also valuable in some way”<br />(Boden, 2001)<br />Creativity?<br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />http://flexyourgeek.com<br />
  4. 3 types of Creativity<br />Combinational creativity - combining old ideas in new ways.<br /> e.g. Analogy in science<br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />http://flexyourgeek.com<br />
  5. 3 types of Creativity<br />Exploratory creativity - what do the rules enable me to do? <br /> e.g. Jazz music.<br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />http://flexyourgeek.com<br />
  6. 3 types of Creativity<br />Transformational creativity - significant alteration of one or more rules in concept space.<br /> e.g. E=MC2.<br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />
  7. Wallas: 4 Stage Creative Process<br />Preparation<br />Incubation<br />Illumination<br />Verification<br />(The Creative Process takes time)<br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />http://blog.prosperyourmind.com<br />
  8. The pace of change is unrelenting<br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />How can we keep up with it?<br />
  9. "In the times of rapid change, learners inherit the Earth, while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists."<br />-Eric Hoffer<br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />washingtonrebel.typepad.com<br />
  10. “For the first time we are preparing students for a future we cannot clearly describe.”<br />-David Warlick<br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />
  11. Mass working...<br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />http://le-flaneur.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/office-workers.jpg<br />
  12. ... led to mass synchronisation<br />Linear thinking<br />Conformity<br />Standardisation<br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />http://www.delasallewaterford.com<br />
  13. The ICT Suite...<br />Linear thinking<br />Conformity<br />Standardisation<br />... again<br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />http://www.hseb.utah.edu<br />
  14. Think Different<br />Kick start your brain. New ideas come from watching something, talking to people, experimenting, asking questions, getting out of the office<br />- Steve Jobs<br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />http://steve-jobs-biography.pics-grabber.appspot.com/<br />
  15. Creativity involves breaking out of established patterns in order to look at things in a different way<br />- Edward de Bono<br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/caveman_92223/3346906435/<br />
  16. Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties <br />- Erich Fromm <br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />
  17. Creativity takes courage <br />- Henri Matisse <br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />
  18. Join all nine dots<br />using only four <br />straight lines. <br />Do not take<br />your pen from the <br />paper and do not <br />go back over any <br />lines.<br />We need creative solutions...<br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />
  19. We see boundaries where there are none. We need to break out of this mindset and take risks.<br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />Think outside the box!<br />
  20. Aman enters a field with an unopened package and dies. Why?<br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />
  21. Aman enters a field with an unopened package and dies. Why?<br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />
  22. What areas of your practice do you want to make more creative?<br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />http://blog.prosperyourmind.com<br />
  23. The 10% myth...<br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />www.mediajunk.com<br />
  24. The 10% myth... <br />‘we only use 10%of our brains....’ <br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />We actually use all of our brains, but not simultaneously<br />www.mediajunk.com<br />
  25. Mind maps<br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />http://focusonhealthy.com<br />
  26. Create<br />Connect<br />Collaborate<br />Communicate<br />Mindtools<br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />http://commons.wikimedia.org/<br />
  27. Positive Deviance<br />“Somewhere in your organization, groups of people are already doing things differently and better. To create lasting change, find areas of positive deviance and fan their flames.”<br /> - Pascale & Sternin<br />(Harvard Business Review)<br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />
  28. Positive Deviance<br />“Somewhere in your organization, groups of people are already doing things differently and better. To create lasting change, find areas of positive deviance and fan their flames.”<br /> - Pascale & Sternin<br />(Harvard Business Review)<br /> Disruption <br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />
  29. What would you want to disrupt?<br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />http://flexyourgeek.com<br />
  30. Divergent thinking<br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />
  31. What is your plan for the future? Will it involve more creativity?<br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />http://blog.prosperyourmind.com<br />
  32. Thank you<br />W: http://steve-wheeler.net<br />E: swheeler@plymouth.ac.uk<br />B: http://steve-wheeler.blogspot.com<br />jupiterimages.com<br />

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