Innovation

Portrait of a Graduate Logo for Innovation

Students:
 

  • Use a wide range of idea creation techniques and problem solving techniques (such as brainstorming, divergent and convergent thinking, effective reasoning, and systems thinking)
     
  • Elaborate, refine, analyze, and evaluate their own ideas in order to improve and maximize creative efforts
     
  • Demonstrate originality and inventiveness in work and understand the real-world limits to adopting new ideas
     
  • View failure as an opportunity to learn; understand that creativity and innovation is a long-term, cyclical process of small successes and frequent mistakes
     
  • Act on creative ideas to make tangible and useful contributions
     
  • Reflect critically on learning experiences, processes, and solutions