Developing students’ creative problem-solving skills is paramount to today’s teachers, due to the exponentially growing demand for cognitive plasticity and critical thinking in the workforce. In today’s knowledge economy, workers must be able to participate in creative dialogue and complex problem-solving. This has prompted institutions of higher education to implement new pedagogical methods such as problem-based and case-based education.
The Handbook of Research on Creative Problem-Solving Skill Development in Higher Education is an essential, comprehensive collection of the newest research in higher education, creativity, problem solving, and pedagogical design. It provides the framework for further research opportunities in these dynamic, necessary fields. Featuring work regarding problem-oriented curriculum and its applications and challenges, this book is essential for policy makers, teachers, researchers, administrators, students of education.
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Scholars of engineering, business, art, medicine, and other fields explore methods and technologies for teaching creative problem solving in higher education. They discuss the context of higher education and the significance, difficulties, and strategies in developing students' creative problem-solving skills. The topics include thinking inside the box: educating leaders to manage constraints, distributed problem solving: how artists' participatory strategies can inspire creativity in higher education, students' learning experience in project-based learning, and a new paradigm of creativity: from Newtonian mechanics to quantum mechanics and higher education.
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