Based on over fifteen years of groundbreaking research, Developing Creative Thinking Skills helps learners demonstrably increase their own creative thinking skills. Focusing on divergent thinking, twelve inventive chapters build one’s capacity to generate a wide range of ideas, both as an individual and as a collaborator. This innovative textbook outlines a semester-long structure for the development of creative thinking skills and can easily be utilized as a self-directed format for those learning outside of a classroom. Readers are stimulated to maximize their own creativity through active exercises, challenges to personal limits and assumptions, and ideas that can help create powerful habits of variance.

chapter 1|4 pages

An Introductory Story

chapter 2|15 pages

How Creative Are You?

chapter 3|12 pages

Methods of the Book

chapter 4|12 pages

Understanding Creativity

chapter 5|11 pages

Modes of Thinking

chapter 6|9 pages

Evaluating Creativity

chapter 7|8 pages

The Creative Process

chapter 8|14 pages

Techniques for Idea Generation

chapter 9|15 pages

Expressing Creativity

chapter 11|10 pages

Your Progress

chapter 12|4 pages

Ten Guides to Being More Creative