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The natural environment at the heart of human creativity

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The natural environment at the heart of human creativity Copyrighted image Credit: New Networks for Nature
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 20 Dec 2012
Tim Birkhead discusses a new collective whose creative work is influenced by the natural environment.

OU on the BBC: Digital Planet - Openness and creativity

OU on the BBC: Digital Planet - Openness and creativity Creative commons image Credit: luca.sartoni under CC-BY-SA licence
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 15 Mar 2011
In a special edition from SXSW, a panel debates whether openness is killing creativity.

Alison Masters's story

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Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 03 Dec 2010
Explore the personal side of climate change with Alison Masters's diary entry.

Evan Davis on... striking a balance

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Evan Davis on... striking a balance Copyrighted image Credit: Jiang Daohua | Dreamstime.com
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 28 Oct 2010
Evan Davis argues that interfering is ok as long as it doesn't get in the way of the creativity and benefit of others.

Leslie Budd on... creatives

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Leslie Budd on... creatives Copyrighted image Credit: Thinkstock
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 Jul 2010
Leslie Budd explores the roles of creative individuals in business from outside the Design Museum, London.

Leslie Budd on... design

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Leslie Budd on... design Creative commons image Credit: Oxyman under CC-BY-SA licence
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 Jul 2010
From outside the Design Museum in London, Leslie Budd looks at the celebration of design in Britain, past and future. He suggests design can help...

The Bottom Line - Celebrating design

The Bottom Line - Celebrating design Copyrighted image Credit: Thinkstock
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 Jul 2010
In a special programme recorded at the Design Museum in London, Evan Davis and his panel of top business guests discuss economic recovery in...

A short guide to making video

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A short guide to making video Copyrighted image Credit: Jupiter Images
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 15 Jun 2010
Director and producer, James McDonald, shows how he created the Brixton: transitioning to a low-energy future video, and shares some tips on how to...

Leslie Budd on... creative superstars

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Leslie Budd on... creative superstars Copyrighted image Credit: Thinkstock
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Mar 2010
In business there are victors and there are losers. Leslie Budd looks at the impact of creativity and innovation on Intellectual Property, and the...

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Creativity and innovation

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Creativity and innovation Copyrighted image Credit: © Stock Connection/Jupiterimages UK Ltd
Masters level Duration 6 hours Updated 04 Jun 2014
This unit offers an introduction to factors that are important in creativity and innovation at work. It addresses different ideas about the cause...

Creativity, community and ICT

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Creativity, community and ICT Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
Introductory level Duration 20 hours Updated 05 Sep 2012
What do you think being creative means? This unit engages with the debates surrounding the term ‘creativity’ and explores ways in which ICT creates...

Design thinking

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Design thinking Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
Introductory level Duration 10 hours Updated 22 Dec 2011
Are you ever frustrated with something that you thought you could design better? Design thinking can structure your natural creativity to come up...

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Design thinking: creativity for the 21st century

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Introductory level Duration 600 hours Updated 24 Jul 2014 Register by 11 Sep 2014
Explore the common principles of design, acquire new designing skills and develop an understanding of ways of thinking that lead to innovation and...

The art of English

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Advanced level Duration 600 hours Updated 24 Jul 2014 Register by 11 Sep 2014
Explore creativity in the English language: from everyday use (conversation, children’s language, correspondence, online chat) to ‘high culture’...