10 Hands-On Tools to Boost Creativity & Projects - SXSWedu 2013 by SXSW EDU published on 2013-03-08T23:38:17Z A hands-on session where participants will experience first-hand 10 practical exercises that they can use to help their students and their organizations be more consistently creative and innovative with class projects. The session begins with the question "Who is creative?" and follows with examples of innovative and not-so-innovative products that illustrate several fundamental principles of creativity and problem-solving. The 10 exercises will make you laugh, challenge your thinking, and cause you to reassess how you and your students approach creative challenges. Also featured is a case study of a new college-level program that deliberately blends the energy of students from any major with the knowledge and resources of faculty and local professionals to develop interesting and practical innovations for community causes and organizations. Yes, even though the session leader is a professor, the session will be practical, interactive, and fun!