Chapter 10. Promoting Creative Thinking and Innovative Practice through the use of Problem-Based Learning

  1. Teena J. Clouston MBA, PgDip, SSRM, DipCOT, DipCouns, DipAT, Certhyp, FHEA Senior Lecturer Programme Lead1,
  2. Lyn Westcott MSc, BSc, DipCOT, FHEA Senior Lecturer Professional Lead2,
  3. Steven W. Whitcombe MSc, BA (Hons), BSc (Hons) OT, PGCE (PCET), FHEA Lecturer1,
  4. Dr Jill Riley PhD, MSc, DipCOT Lecturer1 and
  5. Ruth Matheson MSc, DipCOT, CMS, FHEA Senior Lecturer3
  1. Dr Jill Riley PhD, MSc, DipCOT Lecturer1 and
  2. Ruth Matheson MSc, DipCOT, CMS, FHEA Senior Lecturer3

Published Online: 24 FEB 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444320541.ch10

Problem-Based Learning in Health and Social Care

Problem-Based Learning in Health and Social Care

How to Cite

Riley, J. and Matheson, R. (2010) Promoting Creative Thinking and Innovative Practice through the use of Problem-Based Learning, in Problem-Based Learning in Health and Social Care (eds T. J. Clouston, L. Westcott, S. W. Whitcombe, J. Riley and R. Matheson), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444320541.ch10

Editor Information

  1. 1

    School of Healthcare Studies, Cardiff University, UK

  2. 2

    Faculty of Health, University of Plymouth, UK

  3. 3

    University of Wales Institute, Cardiff (UWIC), UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    School of Healthcare Studies, Cardiff University, UK

  2. 3

    University of Wales Institute, Cardiff (UWIC), UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 FEB 2010
  2. Published Print: 16 APR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405180566

Online ISBN: 9781444320541

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Keywords:

  • promoting creative thinking and innovative practice through use of problem-based learning;
  • links between creativity and problem-based learning (PBL);
  • need for creativity and innovation in contemporary society;
  • health and social care programmes;
  • theories of creativity - developed from different psychological perspectives;
  • humanistic approach to creativity;
  • systems approach to creativity;
  • phases of creativity;
  • link between creativity and PBL

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The need for creativity and innovation in contemporary society

  • Theories of creativity

  • A humanistic approach to creativity

  • A systems approach to creativity

  • Phases of creativity

  • Link between creativity and PBL

  • The learning environment

  • Tutor facilitation that promotes the development of creative thinking

  • Triggers that enhance creative problem-solving

  • Promoting students' self-understanding

  • Conclusion

  • References