ROBERT LESLIE FIELDING
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Innovation and Improvement (IAI) Ideas

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<!Take suggestions from teachers – links – develop them

<!Write reports and descriptions of each site

<!Members sign up for different links/tasks

<!Presentations to teachers -  Thursday seminars

<!Smartboard applications

<!Uses in Cal labs

<!Uses at home

<!Written proposals

<!Demonstrations – hands-on how-to!

<!10.How will this develop/improve learning/teaching

<!Websites for students

<!Blogging for students

<!Online submission of work

<!Integrating existing material such as Writing Centre website etc

<!Mission statement

<!Risk assessment – infringing ethics – opportunities to plagiarize etc

<!Safety and security

<!Cost & Cost effectiveness

<!Censorship

<!Value to learning

<!Value to the university

<!Contribution to overall improvement

<!Washback - unforeseen feedback

   Feedback

<!Uses in Faculties

How to use the Scamper technique

http://www.brainstorming.co.uk/tutorials/scampertutorial.html

Mind Tools

http://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/newCT_02.htm

Creating Minds

http://creatingminds.org/tools/scamper.htm

Litemind

http://litemind.com/scamper/

Idea Connection

http://www.ideaconnection.com/thinking-methods/scamper-00022.html

Graphic Organizers

http://vels.vcaa.vic.edu.au/support/domainsupport/thinking/graphic/scamper.html

7 powerful creativity tools

http://ezinearticles.com/?Seven-Powerful-Creativity-Tools-in-One---SCAMPER&id=434406

Mini-lessons

http://712educators.about.com/cs/lessonplans/a/minilessons_2.htm

Creativity Resources

http://www.wfu.edu/~stg/creativity/scamperexamples.html

Activities – guidelines

http://www.scribd.com/doc/3036400/Guidelines-SCAMPER

Teaching Expertise

http://www.teachingexpertise.com/e-bulletins/further-creative-thinking-tools-classroom-four-four-scamper-6638

Blogging Innovation

http://www.business-strategy-innovation.com/2010/04/scamper-your-way-to-increased.html

Innovation Watch

http://innovationwatch.com/opening-up-education-the-collective-advancement-of-education-through-open-technology-open-content-and-open-knowledge-by-toru-iiyoshi-and-m-s-vijay-kumar-mit-press/

Connected Principals

http://www.connectedprincipals.com/archives/2142

Educational web tools – blog

http://educationalwebtools.blogspot.com/

Bringing Health information to the community (BHITC)

http://nnlm.gov/mcr/bhic/?p=12905

Educational software tools

http://paulmcgovern.net/educational-software-tools-for-2011/

 

Robert L. Fielding

 

 

Innovation and Improvement

Robert L. Fielding

New ways of thinking: S-C-A-M-P-E-R

  

SCAMPER  

                                                            S – SUBSTITUTE

                                                            C – COMBINE

                                                            A – ADAPT

                                                            M- MODIFY/MAGNIFY

                                                            P – PUT TO OTHER USES

                                                            E – ELIMINATE

                                                            R – REVERSE/REARRANGE

 

http://www.adb.org/Documents/Information/Knowledge-Solutions/The-SCAMPER-Technique.pdf

is a problem solving technique based upon redefining the problem – the concept – the thing that needs solving, using the following terms and related questions.  If you have a problem, subject it to the scrutiny suggested by the questions and related terms given below.

S- SUBSITUTING

 alternative, replacement, stand-in, locum, surrogate, proxy, deputy, reserve,

alternate, replace, exchange, use, reuse, switch, swap, fill in for, take the place of, deputize for

What can be substituted?

What other ingredients can be used?

What other process or procedure can be used?

What other place can be used?

What other approach can be taken?

C – COMBINE

Unite, merge, join, coalesce, mingle, come together, link, relate, mix, blend, fuse, amalgamate

What ideas can be combined?

Can we combine purposes?

How can this be repackaged?

A – ADAPT

Change, alter, modify, adjust, vary, revise, amend, bend, fit, rework

What else is like this/

Is there a parallel?

What can be emulated?

In what different context can this concept be put?

In what other fields can this idea fit?

What ideas from other fields can be applied to this one?

M- MAGNIFY

            Enlarge, blow up, expand, amplify, increase, extend, heighten, boost

What can be made larger or magnified or exaggerated?

What can be added?

Can extra value be added?

P – PUT TO OTHER USES

Employ, make use of, utilize, exercise, bring into play, apply, exploit, draw on, consume, take advantage of, manipulate, benefit from, tap

What else can this be used in/for/with?

What are new ways of using this concept?

In what ways can this material be used?

E – ELIMINATE

Remove, eradicate, abolish, get rid of, do away with, reject, disregard, throw out, exclude, expel

What should be removed?

What would happen if the concept were smaller?

Can the concept be divided up into smaller ones?

What can be subtracted?

Which rules can be removed?

R – REVERSE

Overturn, turn around, undo, annul, invalidate, repeal, quash, render null and void, switch, reorder, invert, rearrange

R- REARRANGE

Reorganize, reorder, reposition, readjust, relocate, reschedule

What is another way to arrange the concept?

What pattern can be altered?

Can components be interchanged?

Can cause and effect be transposed?

Links

Global University Network for Innovation

http://www.guni-rmies.net/

Blogging Innovation

http://www.business-strategy-innovation.com/2010/01/innovation-perspectives-rethinking.html

SCAMPER Substitute  Combine  Adapt  Modify  Put to other purposes  Rearrange

TUTORIAL

http://www.brainstorming.co.uk/tutorials/scampertutorial.html

CreatingMinds.org on SCAMPER

http://creatingminds.org/tools/scamper.htm

The SCAMPER technique (pdf)

http://www.adb.org/Documents/Information/Knowledge-Solutions/The-SCAMPER-Technique.pdf

Litemind – exploring ways to use our minds efficiently

http://litemind.com/scamper/

How many futures are you considering

http://www.business-strategy-innovation.com/2010/04/how-many-futures-are-you-considering.html

Robert L. Fielding