AIE 630 Creativity and Innovation

AIE 630 Creativity and Innovation

The focus of this course will be on teaching participants effective ways to integrate the arts (music, movement/dance, theater, visual representation) into core content areas to increase student engagement and foster problem solving.

Essential Questions

  • How do creative people solve problems?
  • What is the difference between creativity and innovation?
  • How can teachers foster a paradigm shift toward creativity and innovation without abandoning classroom management?

Learning Outcomes

  • Teach process and products in content area classroom
  • Demonstrate four umbrella concepts
    • Shared Authority
    • Reflective Practice (meta-cognition, performance assessment)
    • Inquiry-Based learning (talk)
    • Building a community of Learners
  • Communicate effectively about & through the arts
  • Employ critical thinking & problem solving
  • Use the arts as motivator to improve student engagement

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