Justin Shanks Communications and Outreach Justin manages a diverse multimedia portfolio to effectively and engagingly translate key messages to both academic and non-academic audiences to represent the mission, vision, and activities of the Food and Health Lab on a volunteer and project-specific basis. Before beginning his dissertation project, Justin conducted research focused on childhood obesity, food security, and food access. Throughout all stages of his interdisciplinary academic background, Justin investigated the importance of cultivating critical understandings of how technology shapes interpersonal interactions. Her backgrounds in both education and nutrition have helped shape her interests in research, pedagogy, food security, sustainable food systems, and cultural competency in foods and nutrition.
Seizing the Initiative Through Creative Thinking Versus Reacting to the Enemy local copyby Grothe, SAMS paper, Leadership must be committed to learning, underwrite experimentation, and create an environment that generates creative thought and innovation. Doctrine must incorporate more aspects of innovation, creative and critical thinking and innovative leadership.
The most critical area the Army must focus change in is within Professional Military Education for field grade officers.
When words represent some indistinct idea, they are susceptible to reinvention or distortion with potentially significant unintended consequences. Innovation Starvationby Stephenson, in World Policy Journal, Fall Still, I worry that our inability to match the achievements of the s space program might be symptomatic of a general failure of our society to get big things done.
The vast and radical innovations of the midth century took place in a world that, in retrospect, looks insanely dangerous and unstable. In short, a world where big stuff can never get done. Thinking Critically and Creatively and How Military Professionals Can Do it Betterby McConnell et al, in Small Wars Journal, 16 Sep This essay will summarize how cognitive theorists have described critical and creative thinking in general, and how some military practitioners have applied them.
In doing so, this essay will propose principles of critical and creative thinking applicable to the military profession to provide a common vocabulary that describes the type of thinking we do.
To expand and improve critical and creative thinking, military professionals need a common vocabulary that accurately describes the very thinking we are to expand and improve on. Do schools kill creativity?
Bring on the learning revolution! How to escape education's death valleya TED. In a funny, stirring talk he tells us how to get out of the educational "death valley" we now face, and how to nurture our youngest generations with a climate of possibility.
What schools are encouraged to do is to find out what kids can do across a very narrow spectrum of achievement. Our children and teachers are encouraged to follow routine algorithms rather than to excite that power of imagination and curiosity.
Instead, what we have is a culture of standardization. Seth Godin Seth Godin: Quieting the Lizard Braina 99u video "Bestselling author and entrepreneur Seth Godin outlines a common creative affliction: Godin targets our "lizard brain" as the source of these primal doubts, and implores us to "thrash at the beginning" of projects so that we can ship on time and on budget.
How to get your ideas to spread - a TED talk you may need to watch it on YouTube if TED videos are blocked "In a world of too many options and too little time, our obvious choice is to just ignore the ordinary stuff. Marketing guru Seth Godin spells out why, when it comes to getting our attention, bad or bizarre ideas are more successful than boring ones" other TED.Learning & Career.
Learning & Career Developing and Sustaining High-Performance Work Teams Although there is no simple measure of performance effectiveness for groups, and no team is. Cultivating a Culture of Inclusion March 26, Accommodations and leave for employees with behavioral health challenges, for employees caring for family members/children with differences, and entitlements for all employees.
Request PDF on ResearchGate | Cultivating competence, self-efficacy, and intrinsic interest through proximal self-motivation | Tested the hypothesis that self-motivation through proximal goal. Aas, H., Klepp, K., Laberg, J. C., & Aaro, L.
E. (). Predicting adolescents' intentions to drink alcohol: Outcome expectancies and self-efficacy. There is considerable agreement about the importance of self-regulation to human survival. There is disagreement about how it can be analyzed and defined in a scientifically useful way.
Mirabai Bush was a co-founder of the Center for Contemplative Mind in Society and served as Executive Director until Under her direction, The Center developed its programs in education, law, business, environment, the military, and activism and its network of thousands of people integrating contemplative practice and perspective into their lives and work.