The Applied Creative Thinking Bundle includes the works Introduction to Applied Creative Thinking, Teaching Applied Creative Thinking, It Works for Me Creatively, and a free one-year online subscription to The Journal of Faculty Development. We further encourage you to sign up for the free eNewsletter, Applied Creative Thinking.
Introduction to Applied Creative Thinking: Taking Control of Your Future, By Hal Blythe, Charlie Sweet & Rusty Carpenter
2012 [ISBN: 1-58107-225-2; 280 pages; 8 x 10 inches; soft cover] $35.95
Introduction to Applied Creative Thinking is student-friendly. Every chapter is laced with exercises, assignments, summaries, and generative spaces. Order copies now or contact the publisher for further information.
Teaching Applied Creative Thinking: A New Pedagogy for the 21st Century, By Charlie Sweet, Rusty Carpenter, Hal Blythe & Shawn Apostel
2013 [ISBN: 1-58107-239-2; 280 pages; 8 1/2 x 11 inches; soft cover] $37.95
While many books talk about creativity and provide the justification for adding creative thinking as a student learning outcome, this book focuses on applying creativity to the teaching and learning process. The authors 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?”
It Works for Me, Creatively: Shared Tips for the Classroom, By Hal Blythe & Charlie Sweet
2011 [ISBN: 1-58107-214-7; 176 pages; 7 ½ x 9 ¾ inch; soft cover] $17.95
The authors/editors also believe that “all creative ideas link themselves to other creative ideas to develop something new and useful, be it a concept, a process, or a product. In order to disseminate and perpetuate [their] belief that the creative impulse resides in all of us, [they] have asked a host of friends to demonstrate it with essays and practical tips touching on supportive creative environments, strategies that foster and enhance creativity, and assessments that demonstrate creativity has indeed taken place.”
PLUS ... a one-year free online subscription to The Journal of Faculty Development
Reporting the latest in professional development activities at the 2-year college, 4-year college, and university levels. — A highly successful stand-by that addresses concerns for your most valuable resource, PEOPLE! It is the one medium in higher education strictly addressing both the practical and theoretical aspects of the planning, design, implementation and evaluation of practices and programs leading to effective and efficient institutions and individuals.