IACT Courses

IACT Courses

ACT I/UDI 371: Creative Confidence through Critical Perspective

Students are introduced to applied creative theory and critical thinking through IACT’s transdisciplinary, experimental sessions focused on developing inquiry, reflection and confidence through critical and creative experimentation.  (1 credit mini-course, offered during fall semester only, Tuesday 5:05PM and 6:35PM)
Taught by IACT Fellows and Brian LaDuca, Executive Director of IACT

ACT II/UDI 372: Innovative Practice Through Creative Confidence

Students are grouped based on their collective purposes to experiment with creative theory as innovative practice within their disciplines. Students will design a collaborative deliverable exploring applied creativity as a tool and mindset for innovative change in solving social, commercial, professional and academic challenges. (1 credit mini-course, offered during spring semester only, Tuesday or Wednesday 5:05PM)
Taught by Brian LaDuca, Executive Director of IACT

UDI 373: Design Your Life

This course will explore the methodologies of design thinking and applied creativity within the context of “life design.” Students will develop skills with which they can discern their purpose and build the creative confidence to tackle complex, open-ended challenges encountered in many of today’s (and tomorrow’s) professions. (1-credit mini-course, offered during spring semester, Thursday 5:05 - 6:20 p.m., registration by permission only)
Taught by Adrienne Ausdenmoore, Director of IACT

UDI 374: GEMnasium: Freedom Enterprise

This course is a 12-week continued learning experience for students who created novel deliverables for the GEMnasium Spring 2018 Grand Challenge. The seven deliverables were moved into the IACT Summer Collaboration Accelerator which produced the FREEDOM ENTERPRISE, a work-force development strategy for recovering addicts and formerly incarcerated individuals. This course will ask students to continue furthering the FREEDOM ENTERPRISE ecosystem through an experiential blend of social entrepreneurship and dignified hospitality and service practices. (1-credit mini-course, offered during fall and spring semesters, registration by permission only)
Taught by Susie LaDuca, IACT Vertical Resident (Health and Wellness) and courtesy faculty

ACT III/UDI 471: The Creative Design (Collaborate and Design)

Part one of the two-part experiential learning capstone will focus on purpose-based discernment and narration, transdisciplinary creative sprints, and a humanity-centered design showcase from collaborative teams. (1 credit mini-course, offered during fall semester only, Friday from 3:30 - 4:50 p.m.)
Taught by Brian LaDuca, Executive Director of IACT

ACT IV/UDI 472: The Creative Application (Innovate and Implement)

The capstone of the certificate is the execution of innovative ideas from students’ purpose-based creative designs through the lens and/or application of their degree of focus. Students will infuse their purposes to present perspectives that shift, challenge and/or move forward solutions to societal issues and challenges. (1 credit mini-course, offered during spring semester only, Friday from 3:30 - 4:50 p.m.)
Taught by Brian LaDuca, Executive Director of IACT

 

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