BYU Independent Study - Online Courses

History of Creativity and Innovation in the Arts, Science, and Technology 2

TECH 202


$ 564.00

Instructor: Donald M Davis
Credits: 3.00

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Western civilization from Renaissance to present from perspective of changes in civilization enabled by technology. Creativity throughout history. How to improve personal creativity.

Course Content:

Lesson 1: Creativity
Lesson 2 Early Renaissance
Lesson 3: High Renaissance
Lesson 4: Machiavelli
Lesson 5: The Reformation
Lesson 6: Renaissance in the North
Lesson 7: Elizabethan England
Lesson 8: Shakespeare and the Bible
Lesson 9: Absolutism
Lesson 10: Limited Absolutism
Lesson 11: Baroque
Lesson 12: Scientific Awakenings
Lesson 13: Age of Enlightenment
Lesson 14: Enlightened Despots
Lesson 15: Classical Era
Lesson 16: American Revolution
Lesson 17: French Revolution
Lesson 18: Napoleon
Lesson 19: Romantic Period
Lesson 20: Industrial Revolution
Lesson 21: Liberalism and Conservation
Lesson 22: Imperialism and Women
Lesson 23: American Creativity
Lesson 24: Scientific Uncertainty
Lesson 25: Impressionism to Modern
Lesson 26: World Wards
Lesson 27: India, Cold War
Lesson 28: Middle East
Lesson 29: Contemporary World
Lesson 30: Creativity, History and You

Online Courses:

Course materials are accessed online, and all assignments must be submitted online. Optional course readings may be available but do not include the self-check assignments or graded assignments.


The quizzes are open book. Each quiz is limited to 20 minutes. In general you will not have sufficient time to use the text to answer the quiz if you have not already read the assignment.

   No Materials required for this course!