SYNTHESIS / ANALYSIS TECHNIQUE

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Beyond creating lists of new ideas and concepts, brainstorm graphic organizers help in the creation of new knowledge by visually structuring a deep dive into a problem space.

Brainstorming has traditionally been used to spur group creativity with the intention of generating concepts and ideas regarding a specific challenge. “Go for quantity over quality,” “withhold judgment and criticism,” “build on each other’s ideas,” and “welcome oddity” are a few of the widely accepted rules of brainstorming.1 The intention of these guidelines is to create a safe forum for the expression and free ...

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