Introducing a problem-solving approach in craft design and technology in Swaziland. by M E. Khumalo

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The purpose of Activity is to help set the stage for understanding what we mean by creative approaches to problem solving. It asks you to identify and list your perceptions of the key words in our book title.

Take a minute to complete the activity.

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