Creative Thinking
Course code
old course code
Course title in Estonian
Loov mõtlemine
Course title in English
Creative Thinking
ECTS credits
approximate amount of contact lessons
Teaching semester
Assessment form
lecturer of 2019/2020  Autumn semester
Pauline Heidmets (inglise keel) tavaline kursus
lecturer of 2019/2020  Spring semester
lecturer not assigned
Course aims
During the course students will learn about different creative thinking methods what will help them to with creative problem solving and to come up with new innovative ideas.
Brief description of the course
Creative thinking course is build up on the creative thinking theory and practical exercises. The aim is to make students work along and think “outside of the box” by using different creative thinking methods.
Students must participate actively in the group discussions and individual/group exercises.

In every lesson students will learn about new creative thinking methods, they will be given tasks in the class and home work based on those methods.

The course is designed to develop further with the students input and theme of the lectures might change according to the students development.
Independent work
At the end of each lecture students will get homework based on the lecture, that will be the basis of the grading system.
Learning outcomes in the course
At the end of the course students are able to implement different creative thinking methods to solve problems and have a better ability generate new and innovative ideas what will stand out form the ordinary way of thinking.
Assessment methods
Pauline Heidmets, MA
Study literature
Edward de Bono “Six Thinking Hats” 
Edward de Bono “Lateral Thinking”
Tony Buzan “Mind Mapping”
Matt Madden “99 ways to tell a story”
Additional information
To pass 75% of the lectures have to be attended and 80% of the work has to be submitted (tasks done in the class and home work).
Replacement literature
G. Marques “One Hundred Years of Solitude”
Jerome K. Jerome ”Three Men in a Boat”
M.Bulgakov “The Master and Margarita”