How Do We Identify Good Ideas?

How Do We Identify Good Ideas?

Here’s where things get interesting. After writing down as many ideas as they could think of, both groups were asked to choose which of their ideas were the most creative…


Some helpful (but not required) startup readings

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Some helpful (but not required) reading for your groups. Pick and choose — you don’t have to read them all. Skim them, even. They’re here for you whenever you want to check them out.

Discussion Prompt

What do you think about your problem and your group after reading one or more of these essays? Where do you go from here? Do these essays alter the course you were thinking of going in? How so?

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Group Blogs and Problem Statements

Once you have your group blog setup spend some time configuring the Appearance, adding users (your group members and instructor) and making the blog become your organization’s website to the world.

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Lecture Slides and Videos Jan 20

These are the slides that I flipped through during class today. Embedded are the videos that I asked you to watch before class, with each followed by a few key points to remember about each video. At the end is the Liquid-Filled Eyeglasses video from TED.

Lecture Slides Jan 20 (Google Docs login required)

Discussion Prompt

What other thoughts or impressions do you have after watching these videos about innovation and problem solving? Were these helpful to get you thinking about what constitutes innovation? What questions do you still have?