video clips from the Stanford Technology Ventures Program’s ECorner Collection.
- Changing the World through Innovation, by Stanford President John Hennessy
- Ideas Come from Everywhere, by Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo!
- Orbiting the Giant Hairball, by Tom Kelley, Managing Director of IDEO
- Teaching Creativity, by Tina Seelig, Executive Director, Stanford Technology Ventures Program
- Learning creativity
All problems are opportunities. The bigger the problem, the bigger the opportunities.
Start small. Take some risks, get some successes. Repeat with a bigger problem.
Questions correspond to the steps in the [/Engineering%20Design%20Process Engineering Design Process].
- Ask (What? Ask questions, understand the need, identify the problem, define)
- Imagine (So what? Imagine, brainstorm, explore, discover)
- Plan (Now what? Plan, design)
- Create (Do it. Create, try it out)
- Improve (If this then what? Improve, make it better)
Engineering vocabulary, concepts
- creativity, observation, mind mapping, observation
Show and Tell
Now it is your turn. Here are some challenges for you to work on…
- create a [[mind map for an engineering project or design challenge
- Mind map – a diagram used to visually outline information. A mind map is often created around a single word or text, placed in the center, to which associated ideas, words and concepts are added. Major categories radiate from a central node, and lesser categories are sub-branches of larger branches. Categories can represent words, ideas, tasks, or other items related to a central key word or idea.