Curb Creative Campus Initiative Creative Practice Bootcamp, Sept. 2
Are you interested in creating change? Solving problems? Taking a novel approach to your work or research?
The Curb Creative Practice Bootcamp is a series of FREE hands-on workshops designed for faculty, staff, students, and community members to build creative and innovative chops.
Learn more about our presenters.
Parker Gates, Stanford d.school
This workshop offers an extremely fast-paced immersive experience in design thinking. Youll progress through four full cycles of the design process to solve a real world challengeand gain experience in fundamental design thinking tenets: need finding, being human-centered, rapid prototyping, visualization, and team dynamics.
Habits of Creative Problem Solving
Eric Booth, Teaching artist, Actor, Author, International arts learning consultant
What are the habits of mind of creative engagement? What are humans doing when they invest themselves in ANY subject matter, be it shaping clay or crafting newcomputer code? This workshop will experientially explore the basic-basics of creative capacity–both the overlooked specific skills that manifest in the common words like brainstorming and creative problem solving, and the ways we can develop those capacities to increase creative flow in any subject matter. This workshop will be a lively mix of activities, presentation, provocative questions and takeaways from a teaching artist who has often been described as one of America’s most dynamic teachers.
Second City Improv
Do you wish you could be more spontaneous and innovative in the classroom, when presenting your work, or on project teams? Do you wish you were better at listening, building on others ideas, or using humor to break through difficult moments? The Second City Master Class Workshop will immerse you in the fundamentals of improvisation.
Giving and Receiving Critical Feedback
Liz Lerman, Macarthur Genius Grant Fellow and Choreographer
Are you in a position to critique someone elses work? Are you seeking a way to get useful feedback on your own work? Liz Lermans Critical Response Process is a widely-recognized method that nurtures the development of creative works-in-progress through a four-step, facilitated dialogue between creators and those giving feedback.
Peter Durand, CEO of AlphaChimp University
Seeking to enhance your ability to facilitate conversation in the classroom, meetings, or presentations? This workshop offers a fast-paced introduction to graphic facilitation and visual mapping of conversations and ideas. You will learn basic capacities such as lettering, illustrating, mind mapping, and systems thinking as applied to scribing with broad applications on campus and beyond.
Glenis Redmond, Poet, Storyteller
Seeking to improve your ability to share your story and ideas? This workshop is for faculty, staff, and students interested in harnessing the fundamentals of storytelling, narrative, and poetry to bring concepts to life in the classroom, engage others in creative projects or research, and present their story in a compelling way in job interviews and essays.