What are the fundamental concepts shared by IDEO (and the founder David Kelly) in the video we watched in class.

Please respond to each of the following questions in a word document. Please make sure no answer is longer than 1 page -12 point font- and that you answer all the questions in each one. Post the word document in D2L by Tuesday October 20th before class.

 

 

  1. What are the fundamental concepts shared by IDEO (and the founder David Kelly) in the video we watched in class. How did this help you better understand the process of creativity? How can you use what you learned in the video and in class so far this semester when you are creating your Letter “E” project?

 

  1. Explain the role of the each hat (6 Hats of creative thinking) as a critical component in the creative process. Under what circumstances is each hat valuable? What are some examples of when a hat can become a destructive force to the creative process? Please provide an example of each hat.

 

  1. Describe the “morning pages”. Support your definition with evidence. Why do morning pages enhance the creative process? What is another activity you could do to enhance your creative process? Why would this particular activity you selected impact your creative process?

 

 

  1. In the article, Embracing Contraries, Peter Elbow discusses two main concepts: first order thinking and second order thinking. What is first order thinking? What is second order thinking? How do both of these concepts work together to create a creative process? Reference 3 resources (handouts, presentations, readings, discussions, brain dumps, etc.) to illustrate the usefulness and difference.
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