Using Technology to Enhance Design Thinking and Creativity in Teachers

Our current projects focus on enhancing students’ design thinking and creativity using a variety of technologies, including blogging, Scratch, 3D printing and 3D modeling. We design curricula, assessments, and tools to support and evaluate students’ creativity and design thinking in these contexts.

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Related Publications: 

Novak, E. & Soyturk, I. (forthcoming). Factor structure, validity, and reliability of an instrument for assessing design thinking. In Karla Straker                and Cara Wrigley (Eds.), Research Handbook on Design Thinking: Interdisciplinary Perspectives. Edward Elgar.

Novak, E., & Mulvey, B. (2020). Enhancing design thinking in instructional technology students. Journal of Computer-Assisted Learning, 37(1),

80-90.  

 

Novak, E., & Wisdom, S. (2020). Using 3D printing in science for elementary teachers. In J.J. Mintzes and E.M. Walter (Eds.), Active Learning in

College Science: The Case for Evidence-Based Practice. Berlin: Springer Nature.