Improving Creativity of Product Designed by Engineering Undergraduates in Malaysia by Creative Thinking Skills Module


  • Yaw Long Chua Universiti Tenaga Nasional
  • Balamuralithara Balakrishnan Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris
  • Pooi Ying Choong
  • Yit Yan Koh


Product creativity, Engineering design, Creative solution Diagnostic scale, Engineering education


This research paper presents the outcome of a research conducted to assess and determine the effects of Creative Thinking Skills for Conceptual Engineering Design Module administered to engineering undergraduates at a private institution of higher learning. The Creative Thinking Skills Module features few proposed creative thinking tools such as Brain Sketching, Mind Maps and Morphological Analysis. The creativity of the product designed by engineering undergraduates was evaluated using revised Creative Solution Diagnosis Scale with 24 indicators. The outcome indicated that Creative Thinking Skills Module improved the Creativity of Product designed