The effect of adopting the brainstorming strategy as one of the methods of the educational process in developing students’ creative thinking skills / an exploratory study of the opinions of a group of professors

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  • Inaam Dhiab Shinawa Central Technical University / Technical Management Institute / Baghdad - Iraq

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.58564/EASJ/2.4.2023.18

Keywords:

Creative thinking, fluency, flexibility, originality, problem sensitivity

Abstract

The research aimed to know the effect of adopting the brainstorming strategy in the educational process in developing students’ creative thinking from the point of view of professors. In most of their research on the subject, the researchers adopted the opinions of students, while this research dealt with brainstorming from the point of view of university professors. The research problem was crystallized by the following question: Can adopting the brainstorming strategy as a teaching method affect the development of creative thinking among students? To achieve the goal of the research, the descriptive analytical approach was adopted, using an electronic questionnaire form, which was circulated to the actual teaching staff of the Technical Management Institute, numbering (51). The size of the random sample was (34) teaching staff. One null hypothesis was developed. The SPSS program was adopted to apply the following statistical tests in processing the research data: the correlation coefficient (R), the coefficient of determination (R2), the variance inflation factor (VIF), and the multiple linear regression method in order to measure the effect of the independent variables. The first (originality), second (flexibility), third (fluency) and fourth variable (sensitivity to problems) on the dependent variable (creative thinking). The results of the research showed that there is an effect of adopting the brainstorming method in teaching on the development of creative thinking among students with regard to developing problem-solving skills and the absence of an effect of the skills of fluency, originality and flexibility on the development of creative thinking. The researcher recommended the necessity of adopting contemporary methods in education, including brainstorming. Developing curricula in line with this trend

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2023-11-25

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Inaam Dhiab Shinawa. (2023). The effect of adopting the brainstorming strategy as one of the methods of the educational process in developing students’ creative thinking skills / an exploratory study of the opinions of a group of professors. Economic and Administrative Studies Journal , 2(4), 153–170. https://doi.org/10.58564/EASJ/2.4.2023.18

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