At the core of being an educator is a desire to help others learn and grow to become their best self. Appreciative Inquiry is a perspective-changing process that has a personal and professional impact. In the last ten years, there's a growing body of literature providing evidence for the use of Appreciative Inquiry in post-secondary environments. At its core, Appreciative Inquiry is about building on strengths to enhance innovation and capacity in human systems. It provides a framework to focus on strengths and previous successes in the learning environment to support students learn while they adapt to the new online environment.
This webinar will provide an overview of Appreciative Inquiry and its underlying philosophical constructs. It identifies evidence of its application in various educational contexts, and the research findings supporting the benefits of this approach. Participants will have the opportunity to explore how Appreciative Inquiry tools might be used in their respective teaching environments.