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Considerations about Creative Environments for Students

Considerations about Creative Environments for Students

Year: 2012

Section: Collaborative Creativity and Education

Editor: Duffy, A.; Nagai, Y.; Taura, T.

Author: J. Lloveras

Section: Collaborative Creativity and Education

Pages: 280-288

Abstract

A new idea is based on old ideas and knowledge produced by other minds, but an idea is born in the mind of one person, even when working with others. This article analyses several factors contributing to people‘s natural creativity. Among them we find the physical environment and psychological motivations that influence the production of ideas. Additionally, some considerations on the production of ideas, creativity techniques and factors that can affect the mind are presented. Several actions based on the author‘s extensive experience in teaching undergraduate and graduate creativity courses are also explained. Finally, the results of two student surveys on these actions are analysed and conclusions are drawn.

Keywords: creativity, environment, motivations, surveys

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ds conferenceICDC 2012: The 2nd International Conference on Design Creativity

ICDC 2012: The 2nd International Conference on Design CreativityDesign Creativity is an important and interesting topic of study in design. Since it involves the profound and essential nature of design, design creativity is expected to be a key in not only addressing the social problems that we are facing, but also producing an innate appreciation for beauty and happiness in our minds. In order to elucidate the nature of design creativity, the following issues are being studied: - Cognitive processes underlying design creativity - Computational models of design...

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