Category Archives: leading social change

Article Review – building social capital via AI

Calabrese, R. L. (2006). Building social capital through the use of an appreciative inquiry theoretical perspective in a school and university partnership. International Journal of Educational Management, 20(3), 173-182. Kelsey Brunton – Feburary 8, 2012 – Leading Social Change – Article Crtitque #1 An action research team from a midwestern university partnered with an inner […] Continue reading

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We had such a wonderful conversation in both of my classes on Wednesday.  In my leading social change class we talked about innovation as a catalytic ingredient and specifically some typologies.  In my later class, contemporary pedagogy, we had the director of faculty development institute as a guest speaker.  Dr. Campbell was very dynamic and a […] Continue reading

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Kirton Adaption-Innovation Inventory

What  M.J. Kirton designed an instrument that measures an individuals adaptive and innovative nature.  The KAI feedback booklet explains that no one orientation is better or worse.  Also, an individuals score has no correlation to his or her intelligence level.  With that being said, I scored a 124 which highlights my innovative nature.  This score […] Continue reading

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