The Creative Scholars Project is a weekly discussion group – hosted by the Creative Mind Initiative and the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts - which examines creativity as it plays out in the teaching and research of faculty and students across academic disciplines at Brown University and the Rhode Island School of Design. These conversations are a critical engagement with our creative processes in our teaching, research, and scholarship. We are interested in promoting interdisciplinary and interinstitutional conversations about what creativity is, how to better foster conditions for promoting it, and how to translate these insights into more effective pedagogies for teaching creative process within our respective disciplines.
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Quantum Walking by Guillaume Riesen

Quantum Walking by Guillaume Riesen

  I often go on walks to clear my head, but they didn’t always work as well for me as they do now. At first I struggled to truly relax. I became aware of a certain breathless blurriness pervading my walks. No matter how calm and centered I tried to be, I couldn’t rid them...

The New (online) Curriculum

In recent years, there has been much talk around Brown, and at other campuses across the country, about the great promise of online education. Indeed, online learning communities such as Wikipedia, Coursera, and MIT Opencourseware, amongst many others, have reshaped the way we produce and exchange knowledge. Online learning has democratized knowledge in an unprecedented...