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Creative Thinking and Communication Skills

FCL10003

Duration
Nil

Prerequisites

Nil

Corequisites

Nil

Contact hours
Nil

Credit Points
Nil

Aims and learning outcomes

This unit aims to equip students with theories and skills that will enable them to develop lateral thinking tools and techniques, which will assist in preparing them for higher-level studies.

Students who successfully complete this unit should be able to:

  1. To identify critical thinking and idea generation skills through the investigation of theories and case studies
  2. To generate or select innovation and change ideas
  3. To apply practical, critical and creative thinking skills within a variety of academic assignments
  4. To recognise the characteristics of critical and creative thinking and their application in the personal, academic and workplace setting
  5. To communicate in writing and/or through oral presentation innovative and creative ideas

Unit information

Content

  1. Elements of innovation, change and creativity
  2. Innovative and creative thinking skills applied to academic reading and writing
  3. Teamwork skills