Week 1: What is Creativity?

Individuals who study and apply creativity should maintain a flexible approach and avoid relying too heavily on one perspective. (Runco, 2004).

For this week’s tutorial, we defined what creativity is. Additionally, we read a written abstract by Runco (2004) discussing creativity and its elements. Similar to what Rucon (2004) stated, creativity has a different meaning for each individual. As I gain more experience, learn lessons, and generate new ideas, the concept of what creativity is, became more complex. However, one of its definitions that I truly believe in, as discussed by Runco (2004), is using creativity as a tool for ”problem solving, and problem finding”.

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