This paper presents the principles of active learning and the contents of a creativity course entitled: Creativity and Problem Solving. The main purpose of this course is to create a space to discuss, reflect and experiment with creativity, creative processes and creative tools of relevance for students of any speciality working with problem solving approaches. This course has run with big success since 1998 at the Technical University of Denmark. It started with very few students, now is a very popular course attracting many students from abroad. The selected themes, the methods and techniques, the structure of this course, the learning processes and the achieved results are presented. The results of students and teachers evaluations are also outlined. Finally some reflections, recommendations and conclusions are discussed.
Learning; Creative Methods; Creativity; Problem Solving
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Informatics and Mathematical Modelling, Technical University of Denmark, DTU, 2007