Charles (Charlie) Gedeon
Charlie Gedeon is a creative director and interaction designer. He co-founded the media literacy platform ThinkFirst News and lectures at Concordia University. His work can be found on charliegedeon.com.
Charlie is fascinated by informal learning, speculative technology, and stories from his Middle Eastern heritage.
Creativity, Innovation and Critical Thinking
Understanding, thinking, arguing, and creativity in science and technology;analyzing and critiquing complex problems using theories of creativity,communication, business, and psychology; exploring the processes ofinvention and innovation and their impact on economics, popular media,and social and cultural structures; case studies of why some inventions failand others succeed; examining the role experts and researchers play in thediffusion of ideas. Students will be evaluated on case studies, assignments,and exams. Lectures: three hours per week.