Creativity: Bringing Our Your Best Stuff
Wesley Sharpe, Ed.D.
Course ID: LC002
Current Openings: Yes
This workshop is designed to provide students with an intensive introduction to creativity. Learners focus on improving their writing by learning to recognize and use the creative process, and by practicing ways to think and write creatively.
Creative writing exercises include
It is a self-paced, individualized workshop for beginning and advanced writers. Each week the instructor will post a lecture, reading assignment, and two or three writing exercises.
Learners are expected to:
By the end of the course learners will understand
Lesson 1: What is Creativity?
Lesson 2: Logical and Imaginative Thinking
Lesson 3: Do You Have What It Takes?
Lesson 4: Nurturing Your Creative Ideas
Lesson 5: Learn to Think Like a Writer
Lesson 6: The Creative Process
Weekly handouts and reading assignments will be provided by e-mail.
Wesley Sharpe, Ed.D. is a freelance journalist. He writes frequently about
for print and online magazines.
He is the author of Growing Creative Kids (Broadman & Holman Publishers) and he is writing a book for grandparents who parent their grandchildren. For over twenty years he was a public school psychologist and helped to establish programs for gifted and talented children. He earned a Doctor of Education degree from the University of the Pacific. He has contributed to the
Additional professional activities:
Dr. Sharpe has published at least 100 articles in print and online magazines.
His credits include articles in:
He is a former freelance writer for Education World (www.education-world.com) and writes monthly articles on educational topics. Dr. Sharpe has also taught creativity workshops at two San Francisco Bay Area writers' conferences.
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