The Effect of a Program Based on TRIZ Theory to Develop the Creative Thinking Skills Among Male Students with Mild Intellectual Disability
Keywords:creative thinking, TRIZ program, intellectual disability
This research aims to identify the effectiveness of a (TRIZ) program on developing creative thinking skills among male students with mild intellectual disability. The research sample consisted of (7) male students with mild intellectual disability. Their age ranged between (11 and 13) years old, and they attend the school of in- tellectual education male in Kuwait. The research tools consisted of the Torrance test of creative thinking fig- ural form B and the training program on developing creative thinking skills. One group quasi-experimental method was used in the research. The research results showed that there are statistically significant differences between the mean scores of the pre-test and post-test for the experimental group, in favour of the post-test. The research results also showed that there are statistically significant differences between the mean scores of the post-test THG8KUYK8JRF FOKM9I PRV MKFV [=R094IERKDFV and the follow-up test for the ex- perimental group, in favour of the follow-up test, which demonstrates the effectiveness of a (TRIZ) program on developing creative thinking skills among male students with mild intellectual disability and maintained the skills students obtained from the program. The research recommended the preparation of special educa- tional programs to train the students with an intellectual disability how to solve problems creatively and de- velop creative thinking skills and Providing a stimulating and encouraging environment through various ac- tivities and educational situations that develop the creative abilities and skills of students with intellectual disabilities and enhance their self-confidence.and to training teachers and educational specialists on the TRIZ program and how to integrate program strategies with the educational curriculum and design other educational programs based on how to solve problems in creative ways. Also Encouraging researchers in the field of people with intellectual disabili- ties to design and develop similar programs to develop creative thinking skills within the curricula provided for these students or other independent programs.
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