CONE (Creativity, Originality, and Novelty of Expression) Projects: Explaining Course Concepts through Creative Thinking

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Abstract

Creative thinking is an important learning outcome for students because it can help students learn course concepts and help prepare students for the workforce. This article explains an assignment where students cultivate creative thinking on course concepts. Students are tasked with developing an original creative project, such as a poem, drawing, comic, satire, song, or story, and connecting this creative project to a specific course concept being covered in class. This article explains how to conduct and debrief this assignment. Examples and variations of this assignment are also discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)107-112
Number of pages6
JournalCollege Teaching
Volume69
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - 2020

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Education

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