Creativity and Innovation Skills in University STEM Education: The CHET Project Approach

García Aranda, César and Molina García, Agustín and Morillo Balsera, Mª Carmen and Martínez Cuevas, Sandra and Rodríguez Hurtado, María Encarnación and Pérez Rodríguez, Javier and Rodríguez-Chueca, Jorge and Torroja Fungairiño, Yago and Rodríguez Hernández, Manuel and González Miquel, María and Díaz Moreno, Francisco Ismael and González Gómez, Emilio José and Fuente García-Soto, María del Mar de la and Giannakis, Stefanos and Castillo González, Isabel del and Martínez Núñez, Margarita and Blasco Contreras, Fernando and Izquierdo García, Pilar Cristina (2020). Creativity and Innovation Skills in University STEM Education: The CHET Project Approach. In: "6th International Conference on Higher Education Advances (HEAd’20)", 2-5 Jun 2020, Valencia, España. pp. 679-687. https://doi.org/10.4995/HEAd20.2020.11127.

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Title: Creativity and Innovation Skills in University STEM Education: The CHET Project Approach
Author/s:
  • García Aranda, César
  • Molina García, Agustín
  • Morillo Balsera, Mª Carmen
  • Martínez Cuevas, Sandra
  • Rodríguez Hurtado, María Encarnación
  • Pérez Rodríguez, Javier
  • Rodríguez-Chueca, Jorge
  • Torroja Fungairiño, Yago
  • Rodríguez Hernández, Manuel
  • González Miquel, María
  • Díaz Moreno, Francisco Ismael
  • González Gómez, Emilio José
  • Fuente García-Soto, María del Mar de la
  • Giannakis, Stefanos
  • Castillo González, Isabel del
  • Martínez Núñez, Margarita
  • Blasco Contreras, Fernando
  • Izquierdo García, Pilar Cristina
Item Type: Presentation at Congress or Conference (Article)
Event Title: 6th International Conference on Higher Education Advances (HEAd’20)
Event Dates: 2-5 Jun 2020
Event Location: Valencia, España
Title of Book: 6th International Conference on Higher Education Advances (HEAd’20)
Date: 2020
Subjects:
Freetext Keywords: creativity; innovation; STEM; learning environment
Faculty: E.T.S.I. Industriales (UPM)
Department: Ingeniería Química Industrial y del Medio Ambiente
Creative Commons Licenses: Recognition - No derivative works - Non commercial

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Abstract

Creativity and innovation are crucial skills to face challenges in economy, environment and social context today, especially next decade with 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development adopted by all United Nations Member States. European Higher Education System considers STEM studies play a key role to lead the global labor market and address our economic system towards more sustainability and equality model. Innovative educational projects developed at the Universidad Politécinca de Madrid have identified lack of students skills in creativity and innovation to apply challenge based-learning and others methodologies in classrooms. Hovewer Higher Education institutions need a whole approach to include creativity in university curricula (graduate and postgraduate programs), at the same time, professors claim support to embebed innovative methodologies in their subjects. CHET Project is designed as a solid strategy aimed at developing an innovative process to modernization of Higher Education System in Europe. Step by step, the project begins by defining the learning environment, then developing creativity techniques and tools, and finally validating methodologies and processes. All this supported by free access online platform.

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Item ID: 65481
DC Identifier: http://oa.upm.es/65481/
OAI Identifier: oai:oa.upm.es:65481
DOI: 10.4995/HEAd20.2020.11127
Official URL: http://headconf.org/
Deposited by: Memoria Investigacion
Deposited on: 19 Nov 2020 14:15
Last Modified: 19 Nov 2020 14:15
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