As students engage in an activity or task, the instructor facilitates a focused idea-generating session through a structured conception and curation process. Students can improve this process over time by carefully documenting and refining their conclusions throughout. This can be done individually, in small groups, or in whole-group instruction.
Generating, or brainstorming, ideas is often thought of as wild and unstructured, but in fact it is a focused activity that involves structure and discipline. Preparation, rules, good facilitation, idea selection and visualization, and refining and describing ideas are all important to successful idea-generating sessions.
Following are the items you must submit to earn this micro-credential and the criteria by which they will be evaluated. To earn the micro-credential, you must receive a passing evaluation for Parts 1, 3, and 4 and a “Yes” for Part 2.
(200-word limit for each response)
Please submit work examples from two students (writing, audio, images, video, and other products) that demonstrate progress toward the Idea Generating competency, including items such as examples of brainstormed lists, sketched visuals of selected ideas, voting processes for the most promising ideas, evidence of presentations of final results, and other relevant items.
For the two students whose work examples were included above, submit their student-created reflections on the Idea Generating activities they experienced. Use the following questions as guidance (200-word limit for each reflection):
Provide a reflection on what you learned, using the following questions as guidance (200-word limit):
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