Monthly Archives: September 2014

STOP PRESS: My latest article on working with Appreciative Inquiry

Giles, D. L., & Kung, S. (2014). Revisiting student’s learning experiences appreciatively: Findings from a course evaluation using an Appreciative Inquiry process. Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education, 6(2), 215-230.

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Travel can be a preparation time

Travel can often be framed as an necessity. Thought in this way, travel takes you to the place where the work is to be completed. I am finding the ‘travel’ itself can be an ‘opening’ where thoughts can ‘find’ me. … Continue reading

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A review of our book, ‘Co-constructing a relational approach to educational leadership and management’

STOP PRESS An exciting critique and recognition of our book by Dr Samuel Mahaffy, with explicit messages for a North American context. http://samuelmahaffy.com/2014/09/co-constructing-relational-approach-educational-leadership-management/ Possibilities abound.

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Words create worlds

What would happen if we withdrew the word ‘relationship’ from our everyday conversations, claiming that (1) relationships are to be seen & felt, showing our ‘way of being’ and how relationships are mattering to us, and (2) the calling, presence … Continue reading

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