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Editor: Julie Linsey, Maria Yang, and Yukari Nagai
Author: Raghuram Pucha, Sunni Newton, Alemdar Meltem and Tris Utschig
Proposed Unconventional Thinking in Engineering Design (UnTiED) ideation and other ideation methods that involve a series of divergent and convergent steps are introduced in freshman engineering design projects. Process-oriented intervention strategies that are designed to teach metacognitive skills that support creativity are presented in encouraging students to think outside their usual ways of thinking. A rubric that combines both domain-specific and creativity-relevant skills is proposed and is currently being used to evaluate student projects.
NEW DEADLINE- Full paper submission: 22nd April, 2016 Design 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...
The objective of SIG - Design Creativity is to study creativity in design. We have not sufficiently clarified creativity, especially in the context of design, although it is a very interesting characteristic in the thinking process of humans. This research discusses creativity in design instead of trying to identify its standard characteristics. That is, it tries to answer the question “What is design?” from the viewpoint of creativity, for two perspectives. First, this SIG discusses the characteristics...