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Integrating Creativity into Online University Classes

Journal of Educational Technology & Society Volume 10, Number 1, ISSN 1176-3647 e-ISSN 1176-3647


In this article, the author provides a concise discussion on creativity, defining the term, sharing theoretical background information and offering insights into promoting creativity in online university classes. Emphasis will be placed on relevant ways to integrate creativity into instructional activities across the academic disciplines. He briefly touches upon the subject of integrating creativity instruction into online teaching. Instructors are essential to insuring that students have the opportunities to demonstrate creativity in their online discussions and assignments. Student curiosity should be continually encouraged by developing a learning climate that stimulates risk taking and exploration of ideas.


Muirhead, B. (2007). Integrating Creativity into Online University Classes. Journal of Educational Technology & Society, 10(1), 1-13. Retrieved June 3, 2020 from .

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