Cultivating the College Students’ Creative Thinking in Industrial Design


This paper probes into the source of “originality” in developing the creative thinking of the science students majoring in industrial design. The authors believe that the critical factors for the source of “originality” lie in not only the internal cause, but also the external cause. Whether the science students take a great consideration of art and humanity courses, in other words, whether they are aware of the relationship between artistical thought and industrial design or not, it is very important. In addition, creative capacity cannot be taught, and it only results from inspiration and guidance of teachers from multidisciplinary.

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Cen, H. and Ma, C. (2013) Cultivating the College Students’ Creative Thinking in Industrial Design. Creative Education, 4, 528-531. doi: 10.4236/ce.2013.48077.

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