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COURSE UNIT TITLECOURSE UNIT CODESEMESTERTHEORY + PRACTICE (Hour)ECTS
CREATIVE PSYCHOLOGY STUDIES II PSK394 Sixth Term (Spring)-Sixth Term (Spring)-Sixth Term (Spring)-Sixth Term (Spring) 2 + 0 4

TYPE OF COURSE UNITCompulsory Course
LEVEL OF COURSE UNITBachelor's Degree
YEAR OF STUDY3
SEMESTERSixth Term (Spring)-Sixth Term (Spring)-Sixth Term (Spring)-Sixth Term (Spring)
NUMBER OF ECTS CREDITS ALLOCATED4
NAME OF LECTURER(S)Assistant Professor Zuhal Yeniçeri
LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT At the end of this course, the students;
1) Know the definition and basic principles of creative thinking.
2) Develop skills to ask creative questions and to improve creative ideas.
3) Learn and apply various creative problem solving methods.
4) Learn and apply the creative methods to analyze the daily arguments on different issues and be able to decipher the contradictions in these arguments.
5) Use creative thinking practices in ones daily life.
MODE OF DELIVERYFace to face
PRE-REQUISITES OF THE COURSENo
RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENTNo
COURSE CONTENTS
WEEKTOPICS
1st Week Getting Acquainted and Introduction | What is Creative Thinking?
2nd Week Creative Thinkers
3rd Week Creativity and Psychology
4th Week Metaphor, Analogy and Models of Mind
5th Week Science, Science Fiction and Psychology I
6th Week Science, Science Fiction and Psychology II
7th Week Creative Team Building & Basic Principles
8th Week Midterm Exam
9th Week Creative Problem Solving
10th Week Creative Questioning Techniques I
11th Week Creative Questioning Techniques II
12th Week Creating & Developing Creative Ideas I
13th Week Creating & Developing Creative Ideas II
14th Week General Evaluation
15th Week
RECOMENDED OR REQUIRED READING(Primary Textbook)
Ward, T. B., Smith, S. M. ve Vaid, J. (Ed). (1997). Creative thought: An investigation of conceptual structures and processes. Washington, DC, US: APA.
* The primary textbook for this course is renewed every year.
PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODSLecture,Discussion
ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
 QuantityPercentage(%)
Mid-term135
Assignment635
Total(%)70
Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade(%)70
Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade(%)30
Total(%)100
LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTIONTurkish
WORK PLACEMENT(S)No
  

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