Creativity: Can it be taught online?

Can you learn creativity online? Before we begin, let us define creativity and its scope. For the purpose of the article, we will limit creativity to its conceptual forms and theoretical aspects. We will consider creativity as a useful and effective response, an unusual answer (or answers) to a problem. We will consider creativity as […]

Defining Creativity

Most definitions of creative ideas comprise three components (Kaufman & Sternberg, 2007). First, creative ideas must represent something different, new, or innovative. Second, creative ideas are of high quality. Third, creative ideas must also be appropriate to the task at hand or some redefinition of that task. Thus, a creative response is novel, good, and […]

Creativity – Origins

The English word creativity comes from the Latin term creare, “to create, make”: its derivational suffixes also come from Latin. The word “create” appeared in English as early as the 14th century. The word had divine overtones. However, its modern meaning as an act of human creation did not emerge until after the Enlightenment. The […]