What if the questions we ask in higher education were focused on connection? What beautiful truths might we discover? How might the Abundant Systems framework open up new opportunities for transformational learning?
One way to develop a culture of creativity, collaboration, and problem solving is to embrace the idea of vulnerability. Leaders must acknowledge that they don’t know everything and be willing to work together with the members of their community to identify and solve problems. Vulnerability allows folks to come together to solve a problem. This collaborative approach is very different from the top down leadership that may be typical in higher education these days, but there are models of leadership that can take advantage of the multiple areas of expertise within the higher education institution.
About a year and a half ago, I first read the book Creativity, Inc. Since that time, I’ve read the book several times, fascinated by how these concepts might work … Continue reading
In my last post, I talked about the developmental progression that I think about when it comes to learning. In this developmental process, I consider the following: Learning Outcomes: What do … Continue reading
Exceptional teaching provides structured opportunities for both students and the teacher to hear one’s inner voice and understand one’s calling. Aside from being the executive director of a center for … Continue reading
In this video, I talk about a study investigating gendered marketing of Lego blocks and possible implications for attitudes toward STEM in young girls. My undergraduate researcher, Caitlyn Spain, a marketing … Continue reading