From $59

  • 100% Online
  • Delivered in English
  • Suitable for ages 14-20
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What will you learn?

Our Creative Thinking course will help you to come up with many innovative ideas, to craft those ideas and apply them in your own life. You will also develop your skills in creative expression, both verbally and visually and learn how to see problems from different perspectives. The Creative Thinking course will equip you with a creative process that you can apply in academic and work contexts or when pursuing your own personal creative projects.

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Develop curiosity for creative problem-solving
  • Generate lots of ideas
  • Be playful with your ideas
  • Refine and develop your ideas
  • Take risks and learn from mistakes
  • Persist with creative ideas
  • Develop your visual and verbal creativity
  • Be brave enough to share your creative ideas

Course features

This course is 100% online and packed full of engaging learning materials, with a personal action plan and a knowledge test for each learner. Additional features are available if you wish to take this course as part of a Study Group.

  • Designed by Eton College experts
  • Personal action plan
  • Interactive tasks, videos & quizzes
  • Knowledge test

Available on our Group Study course

  • Tutorials with Eton trained tutors
  • Graded assessment
  • Collaborative learning
  • Certificate from Eton College

Weekly plan

Orientation Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5 Week 6
Being Curious Being Playful Perspectives Persisting Refining your Ideas Reflecting on the creative process
  • Introduction to creativity and why it is important
  • The importance of curiosity
  • The 5 Whys technique
  • Creative problem-solving
  • Asking questions
  • Opening your mind
  • Being playful
  • Divergent thinking techniques
  • Fusing ideas
  • What makes an idea creative?
  • Responding to feedback
  • Different perspectives
  • Evaluating ideas
  • Taking risks
  • Persisting
  • The Post-Mortem Process
  • Crafting and improving
  • Visual creativity
  • Verbal creativity
  • Being brave with your ideas
  • The creative process
  • Applying the creative process
  • Creativity role models

How can you take this course?

There are two ways you can take this online course, depending on how you wish to study and how much support you require.

Self Study

$59
Duration

  • Start any time and work at your own pace
Course breakdown

  • 7-10 hours of self study learning materials
Included

  • Progress dashboard

Tutor Group

$399
Duration

  • Paced weekly learning with your tutor group
Course breakdown

  • 7-10 hours of self study learning materials
  • Regular guided discussions and collaborative tasks
  • 7 online group classes with an EtonX tutor and your tutor group (up to 8 students)
Included

  • Progress dashboard
  • Eton trained tutor
  • Graded assignment
  • Collaborative learning
  • Certificate upon completion

So what are the next steps?

1. Sign up to EtonX

Create an account with us by providing your email, date of birth and country of residence.

2. Choose your course

Look at our course menu within your account to select the skills course you want to take.

3. Decide how to study

Depending on how much support you require, pick from Self Study, Tutorial or Tutor Group course options.

4. Purchase your course and start learning!

Why should I take this course?

This course is right for you if you are aged 14–20 and you want to:

  • Get better at coming up with original ideas
  • Have the confidence to share your creative ideas with others
  • Learn how to use a creative thinking process to solve real-world problems

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