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This New Forums key forum is devoted to teaching applied creative thinking in the new millennium. Many talk about creativity and provide the justification for adding creative thinking as a student learning outcome. We wish to focus on applying creativity to the teaching and learning process. We might ask, “does anyone truly believe the world’s problems are going to be solved by students with only a high proficiency in common core competencies?” With student learning outcomes as a goal, we strive to rethink teaching and learning to include creativity.

Books in Applied Creative Thinking

Read about our Applied Creative Thinking titles!

Blog Posts in Applied Creative Thinking

How Creative Are Today’s Students?

Makings of Pedagogicon Conference Via Nifty-Nine Strategies

How to Mentor as an Academic Coach

5 Tips On How To Mentor As An Academic Facilitator

Meddling to Mentoring: A New Paradigm for Professors

Apply Creative Thinking to Collaborative Novel Writing

Overcoming Obstacles in Teaching Creative Thinking Skills

Why Faculty Teach Creative Thinking in Higher Education

Editors of the Applied Creative Thinking Series

For this effort, New Forums Press has partnered with Eastern Kentucky University’s Noel Studio for Academic Creativity. For more information about the Applied Creative Thinking Series, please contact the series editors:

Charlie Sweet (Read Bio | Email)

Hal Blythe (Read Bio | Email)

Russell Carpenter (Read Bio | Email)

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