Class 01: Orientation & What is Creativity?

Class 01: 
English for Specific Purposes 2a Creativity & Innovation Orientation

ESP2a Quick Syllabus

You can review this video whenever you like: 3% Of people can pass this creative test, can you? -Bit Size Psyche

Bite Size Psych. (2015, May 22). Only 3% pass this creative test, can you [Video]? Youtube.

Summary: There was an orientation to the course explaining the documents below except for your United Nations learning program, but I will explain the in Class 02.  We discussed what is expected of you in each class, and how you can excel and get the most out of this course to improve your English skills. You also learned that our Zoom class would focus on Creativity and Innovation. 

You will develop a greater ability to know how to solve problems creatively that leads to innovation. In addition, you can build on your vocabulary and critically analyze how much you study in-depth to increase your creativity, innovation, and technology through reading, note-taking, categorizing, mind-mapping, discussing, writing, planning, and Zooming.

How will your grade be calculated? 

Homework (30%) (20%)

Written Observation Paper (20%)

Class Participation (10%)

Final Presentation of Your Paper (20%)   

Document: ESP2 Syllabus_Worksheet.docx

Homework due on Tuesday on 10/02/2023 at 4 PM, so I can check it, but if you are late still upload your notes before class: 

This is required: Please read and take 3 to 4 (or more) pages of notes in keywords of Sawyer (2012) Chapter 22 How to Be More Creative. You only need to read and take notes of half of the article. Please also write the page number where you got your work, so you can find it for your paper and presentation.

Sawyer, R. (2012). Explaining creativity: The science of human innovation. London: Oxford

University Press.

Please take a photo of your notes and insert the photos in the Class 01 Google document provided to you via email in this ONE document after your name. Other students get to see your work and share it. Just doing the work will give you credit for the homework.

  Sawyer (2012) Sample Note Taking of the 1st of 4 pages of Chapter 22:

Students take photos of their notes, upload them on word documents, and then also upload the file in their homework folder. At first, it is tiring, but then becomes easy.

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