Creative Chaos

Learning Lessons on Inclusion & Innovation - Making the Magic

by Drew Davidson

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Book Description

Creative Chaos describes the dynamic process of collaborative design and development within interdisciplinary teams as they work to create something together. Creativity is wonderfully complex and chaotic, and at Carnegie Mellon University's Entertainment Technology Center we often describe what we do as "creative chaos" in that it's not necessarily a process within which you ever have complete control.

To articulate what this means, this short book provides an overview of the ETC and our research on how diversity, inclusion and innovation are related, and also how we support these three associated ideas through our project-based curriculum. We then extrapolate from this to share some applicable best practices from the lessons we've been learning about the creative process and how best to support diverse teams and help them make the most of the creative chaos.

This open book is licensed under a Creative Commons License (CC BY-NC-ND). You can download Creative Chaos ebook for free in PDF format (2.4 MB).

Table of Contents

Part I
Overview
Chapter 1
On the ETC
Chapter 2
On Creativity
Chapter 3
On ETC Research
Chapter 4
On Creativity Research
Chapter 5
On ETC Curriculum
Part II
Learning Lessons
Chapter 6
On Inclusion
Chapter 7
On Collegiality
Chapter 8
On Development
Chapter 9
On Context
Chapter 10
On Support
Chapter 11
On Challenge

Book Details

Subject
Art
Publisher
ETC Press
Published
2017
Pages
99
Edition
1
Language
English
ISBN13
9781365494758
ISBN10
1365494756
ISBN13 Digital
9781365494772
ISBN10 Digital
1365494772
PDF Size
2.4 MB
License
CC BY-NC-ND

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