Creativity, Innovation, and Design: Finding and Following One's Muse

First-Year Seminar Program 060

Usual Description

This seminar examines how to find and follow one?s muse, a question fundamental to a creative and productive life. Through readings, discussions, and written and oral assignments students explore creativity and analyze quantitatively scientific literature about creative problem-solving from biology, cognitive neuroscience, and other disciplines. Connections among creativity, insight, and innovation are also considered. Students will practice innovative problem-solving through team-based design projects meeting needs in the Oberlin community.

Areas of Interest
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Course Listings

These are all of the listings of this course recorded in the Oberlin course catalog since the fall of 2007.

Listing Semester Professor
First-Year Seminar Program 060 Taught by Taylor Allen
First-Year Seminar Program 060 Taught by Taylor Allen