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CREATIVITY + SOCIAL CHANGE Course
UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT - 
WATERBURY CAMPUS
Spring 2012 - Wednesdays, 6:30-9 p.m.
GS 3202:Course 55661:Section W31

Campus Instructor: Steven Dahlberg, Director, International Centre for Creativity and Imagination 
Recognize and practice the art of creative and critical thinking for the progressive development of both individuals and society. Explore what creativity is and understand how our perceptions of ourselves and society not only construct social problems, but also can be re-imagined to invent new solutions. Learn strategies for developing and expressing your own creativity, as well as ways of applying your imagination to the reshaping and reinventing of society.


DO YOU WANT TO ...

  • Unleash and harness your creativity? 

  • Use your creativity to transform communities? 

  • Understand how our thinking and imagination shapes, forms and reinvents society? 

  • Learn creative thinking strategies to apply individually, in organizations and in society? 

  • Improve your creative community building skills? 

  • Imagine, connect and engage your purpose with others in community?


ABOUT THE COURSE FACILITATOR:

  • Steven Dahlberg is head of the International Centre for Creativity and Imagination, which is dedicated to applying creativity to improve the well-being of individuals, organizations and communities. He is vice president of innovation for Future Workplace, teaches "Creativity + Social Change" at the University of Connecticut, co-hosts the Creativity in Play online radio show, edits the Applied Imagination blog, and authored the foreword to the book Education is Everybody's Business. Steven has nearly 20 years experience collaborating with artists, scientists, business people, educators, nonprofit and government professionals, and others to help people develop and apply their creativity. His work in the United States, Europe, Asia and South Africa includes directing international creativity and training conferences, directing and managing nonprofit and academic creativity programs, teaching undergraduate and graduate creativity courses, guest lecturing at several universities, helping toy inventors launch a creativity consulting business, collaborating on participatory public art projects, and teaching creativity to incarcerated men. Steven has worked with the Yale University, the Guggenheim Museum, Yahoo!, Americans for the Arts, Danbury Public Schools, UNESCO, Louisiana's Office of the Lt. Governor, Lincoln Center Institute, New Economics Foundation, Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism, World Knowledge Forum, City of Providence, 3M, Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, State of Connecticut, and Rhode Island College, among other organizations. 


COME AND EXPLORE, INTEGRATE AND EXPAND YOUR UNDERSTANDING OF CREATIVE COMMUNITY BUILDING!

This course (GS 3202) is offered through the Center for Continuing Studies at the University of Connecticut Greater Hartford Campus. Non-degree students and seniors (62 and older) may audit this course on a space-available basis for personal or professional development (fees vary).

  • Where: University of Connecticut-Waterbury Campus 

  • When: Spring 2012, Wednesdays, 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. 

  • Who: Taught by Steven Dahlberg, Director, 
    International Centre for Creativity and Imagination 

  • More Info: Jamie Caruso, University of Connecticut, 203.236.9819, waterbury-registrar@uconn.edu

 

Copyright 2002-2011 Steven T. Dahlberg and 
International Centre for Creativity and Imagination. All rights reserved.