Where good ideas come from by Steven Johnson

Continuing my encouragement of learning about research skills in Higher Education, I came across this video through the Learning Development in Higher Education Network @ LDHEN@JISCMAIL.AC.UK via Sandra Sinfield from London Metropolitan University as part of a #Take 5 series about the best way of being creative. I found this 4 min RSA animation about how ideas are formulated entertaining, where Steven Johnson talks about the patterns he has discovered in his research into where good ideas come from. Basically, some ideas flow, others take a long time to mature, some wither on the vine.

There are some excellent discussions taking place via creativeHE community Creativity for Learning in HE course on Google+.