Saturday, 21 June 2014

The Science of Problem Solving

The Science of Problem Solving:

Summary: A review of the state of our knowledge regarding problem solving. How does it work? What is insight? How can we boost our creativity and improve problem solving performance? - 

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Friday, 20 June 2014

Problem Solving Open educational Resource

 Another new Open Education Resource (OER) has been made available by the School of Science and Technology, University of Northampton.


Author: Dr Scott Turner


These mini lectures are intended for undergraduate computing students, for providing simple steps in problem solving before the students learn a programming language. Problem-Solving and Programming is a common first year undergraduate module on the BSc Computing Programme at the University of Northampton. This material was taken from the problem solving part of the module and provides an introduction to five topics in problem-solving.

The resource can be found at:

After one week on JORUM 93 downloads and 12 views of the OER.

Monday, 2 June 2014

5 Steps to creative problem solving

5 Steps to creative problem solving: " Creativity isn't a discipline for just designers. Ideas and creativity should come from everyone regardless of their role. Creativity can be taught"