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learning to innovate, teaching innovation

creativity - Stephen Downes Things You Really Need to Learn


The Art of Innovation: Lessons in Creativity Author(s): Kelley, Tom ISBN: 0385499841

Thoughtless Acts?: Observations On Intuitive Design Author(s): Suri, Jane Fulton ISBN: 0811847756

2009 MILE Guide: Milestones for Improving Learning & Education - Just released, a guide to 21st century skills (PDF download The core themes are "civic literacy, financial literacy, entrepreneurial literacy, health literacy and environmental literacy." Then there are learning and innovation skills, like creativity and Innovation, critical thinking and problem solving, and communication and collaboration. Also information literacy, media literacy and ICT skills. Finally, flexibility and adaptability, initiative and self-direction, social and cross-cultural skills, productivity and accountability, and leadership and responsibility. There's a lot here, but but not examined in any particular depth (it's more of a brochure than a guide) but the approach is interesting and worth some thought.