Topic outline

  • Learning and creativity refer to the willingness and the attitude of citizens towards learning in digital environments over their life course, both to develop and express different forms of creativity, with different tools, in different contexts. It covers the development of personal and professional competences as citizens prepare for the challenges of technology-rich societies with confidence and in innovative ways.

       

    This course consists of 5 modules. We invite you to introduce yourself, go through the course materials at your own pace and take the assessments at your convenience. After completing all the steps, you can download your course completion certificate.

    We wish you happy learning!

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      Welcome to the first discussion forum of our "Learning and Creativity" online course.

      Take a minute to introduce yourself to your trainers and peers.

      Task 1. Answer to at least two of your colleagues' posts. Click the Reply button to enter your response. 

      Task 2. Create a new discussion topic to introduce yourself. Click the Add a new discussion topic button to post to discussion. Write your name and country in the Subject.

  • Module 1. Education, learning and citizenship

    Upon completing of the module, you will be able to:

    • Characterize the learning process.
    • Describe learners’ characteristics.
    • Justify the importance of education.

  • Forum activity 1

    Objectives:    

    • Analyze the impact of schools on society.
    • Express their opinion about society.

  • Assessment 1

    • Receive a grade Receive a passing grade

      • Gain your first Badge "Initiator"
      If your score for the quiz is above 50% you will be awarded with your first badge.

  • Module 2. Reflection

    Upon completing of the module, you will be able to:

    • Describe the reflective process.
    • Develop effective learning strategy through reflection.
    • Organize your thoughts in a reflective way.
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  • Forum activity 2

    Objectives:

    • Recognize the presence of the reflective process in your life;
    • Describe your way of reflecting.

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      Tasks: 

      • Were you doing reflections before? How were you doing it and in what kind of moments? Share your thoughts in the discussion forum!


  • Assessment 2

    • Receive a grade Receive a passing grade

      • Gain your second Badge "Explorer"
      If your score for the quiz is above 50% you will be awarded with your second badge.

  • Module 3. Creativity

    Upon completing of the module, you will be able to:

    • Define the concept of creativity.
    • Give examples of creativity outputs.
    • Explain the 4 C model of creativity.

  • Forum activity 3

    Objectives:

    • Define creativity.
    • Give examples of daily creativity.

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  • Assessment 3

    • Receive a grade Receive a passing grade

      • Gain your third Badge "Researcher"
      If your score for the quiz is above 50% you will be awarded with your third badge.

      Gain your third Badge "Researcher"

  • Module 4. Creativity into practice

    Upon completing of the module, you will be able to:

    • Enumerate strategies for creativity.
    • Solve think out of the box problems.
    • Explain metaphors.

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  • Forum activity 4

    Objectives:

    • Comprehend the 4-step evolutionary creative process.
    • Apply the 4-step evolutionary creative process on social media.


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      Tasks:

      • Rewrite the 4-step evolutionary creative process topic. In the discussion forum, use this 4-step model to describe how you post something on social media (Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, Snapchat etc.). How does this model apply to small and large creative acts?



  • Assessment 4

    • Receive a grade Receive a passing grade

      • Gain your fourth Badge "Expert"
      If your score for the quiz is above 50% you will be awarded with your fourth badge.

  • Module 5. Environments

    Upon completing of the module, you will be able to:

    • Describe different types of environments.
    • Create an environment favorable for creativity.
    • Identify types of service learning.

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  • Forum activity 5

    Objectives:

    • Express personal opinion about creativity in schools.
    • Argue personal opinion about creativity in schools.


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      Tasks:

      • Do you consider that schools are a creative environment? Why yes? Why not? 


  • Assessment 5

    • Receive a grade Receive a passing grade

      • Gain your fifth Badge "Maestro"
      If your score for the quiz is above 50% you will be awarded with your fifth  badge.

  • Course completion certificate

    You have reached the end of the course.

    Congratulations for going through all the online course modules!

    The link "Download your certificate for the Media and Information Literacy course" will be available upon completing all the tasks listed below.

  • Acknowledgement, Disclaimer and Copyright notice

    Acknowledgement. This learning material has received funding from the European Commission under the ERASMUS+ Grant Agreement 2019-3-RO01-KA205-078053, “Strategic partnership to develop open educational resources for teaching digital citizenship - DIGCIT”.

    Disclaimer. The European Commission's support for the production of this publication does not constitute an endorsement of the contents, which reflect the views only of the authors, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.

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