Journal of Meaning-Centered Education

Exploring a Principal’s Practice during a Period of Significant Organizational Change: Relational Leadership and Sensibilities in Action

February 25, 2015 in Volume 03

Exploring a Principal’s Practice during a Period of Significant Organizational Change: Relational Leadership and Sensibilities in Action David Giles Flinders University, Australia Carolyn Palmer Flinders University, Australia   Abstract This article reports on a phenomenological inquiry that explored a principal’s leadership practice from her appointment into the position through to the repurposing of the school, towards the inclusion of strengths-based principles and practices. The principal’s relational

Making a Difference: Service Learning in Special Education

September 18, 2014 in Volume 02

Making a Difference: Service Learning in Special Education Nancy Stockall Sam Houston State University Mary Petron Sam Houston State University Abstract The goal of service learning (SL) is to strengthen communities and enrich the learning process. SL activities should change the recipient and the provider of the service. The purpose of this SL project was for pre-service teachers to design individualized game boards to promote the

Appreciatively Building Higher Educator’s Relational Sensibilities

March 30, 2014 in Volume 02

Appreciatively Building Higher Educator’s Relational Sensibilities David Giles Flinders University, Australia Email: dlgiles1@gmail.com Abstract In our busyness as higher educators, we can take for granted the relational essence of our educational context and pedagogy. As a consequence we find ourselves striving for greater efficiencies in our educational transactions, all the while lamenting former rich and deep teaching and learning experiences of the past. When the relational

Planning of Meaning-Centered Technical Teacher Training Institutes in India

August 26, 2013 in Volume 01

Planning of Meaning-Centered Technical Teacher Training Institutes in India Vedhathiri Thanikachalam Former Professor and Head of Center for International Affairs, National Institute of Technical Teachers Training and Research, Chennai-600113, India Email: drthanikachalam@yahoo.com Abstract A research study has been conducted to evaluate the achievement of one of the four technical teacher’s institutes in India by using SCORES model which is providing a process for leading at a