Teaching for the Future: 10 Hands-On Teaching Tools to Boost Creativity & Innovation for Our Accelerating World
Date Thursday, Nov 24 Time – Room Rook
This hands-on How To session is designed to equip participants with practical tools and approaches to learn at least 10 well-tested, effective, interactive classroom methods for teaching creativity and innovative thinking, and you will directly experience 3 - 4 of them through brief interactive exercises that the speaker will facilitate. You will also get an understanding of a how a framework for innovation in our accelerating world (viability, desirability, feasibility) can help you and your organisation plan future L&D endeavors.
- Engage with several effective training tools that boost creative and innovative thinking.
- Be able to collaborate and interact with others as you directly experience each method first-hand.
Professor of Marketing, The University of Tulsa, United States of America
Dr. Charles M. Wood (Ph.D. University of Missouri) is a Professor of Marketing at the University of Tulsa. He has academic degrees in Engineering, Journalism, and Business, and worked for a dozen years in industry - as an engineer for a Fortune 10 firm, and as a founder of a successful stage production company and creative agency. To date Dr. Wood has published over 50 articles in both refereed journals and conference proceedings, and received a Fulbright Scholar Award to Ireland from the U.S. Department of State. Dr. Wood's teaching and service have also received a national award from Houghton-Mifflin, the top teaching award and top service award at The University of Tulsa, along with several “Most Valuable Professor” awards. He has made presentations by invitation at major business conferences in India (AIMS), Sri Lanka, and in several universities across India, Austria, Ireland, and Italy. He specializes in teaching innovation and has helped students develop over 100 applied projects benefiting small businesses and non-profit organizations.