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Invitational Theory and Total Quality Management: Implications for Professional Practice and Educational Reform.

  title={Invitational Theory and Total Quality Management: Implications for Professional Practice and Educational Reform.},
  author={Kenneth H. Brinson and Jean L. Miller},
MF01/PC01 Plus Postage. *Educational Environment; *Educational Improvement; *Educational Theories; Elementary Secondary Education; *Humanistic Education; Organizational Climate; Organizational Development; School Restructuring; Self Concept; Systems Approach; *Total Quality Management Education reform solutions often ignore the people involved and concentrate solely on the systems in which they work. This paper presents an overview of invitationa education theory and Total Quality Management… 

Inviting Autonomy: Common Roots and Beliefs of Self-determination Theory and Invitational Education Theory

  • J. Moss
  • Education, Psychology
    Journal of Invitational Theory and Practice
  • 2021
Often, educational and psychological theories stand independently of one another, focusing on particular, discreet components of learning or motivation. However, there are many similarities between


Thesis (Ph.D.)--Wichita State University, College of Education, Dept. of Educational Leadership



Critical Imagination for Invitational Theory, Research and Practice

  • J. M. Novak
  • Education
    Journal of Invitational Theory and Practice
  • 2022
The idea of "inviting school success" began and developed through critical and imaginative acts. Dissatisfaction with conceptualizations of school practices that negated the heart of the educative

When School Leaders Function as True Educators: A Review of Key Sources in the Context of School Renewal and Restructuring

This article argues that school leaders should act as teachers of their colleagues. In doing so, they assume tasks similar to those of any teacher: they plan curriculum, they design appropriate

Change Forces: Probing the Depths of Educational Reform. School Development and the Management of Change Series: 10.

The Problem and the Potential of Educational Change Moral Purpose and Change Agentry The Complexity of the Change Process The School as a Learning Organization The Learning Organization and Its

Eastern Sources of Invitational Education

  • D. Ryback
  • Education
    Journal of Invitational Theory and Practice
  • 2022
Invitational education has epistemological roots in ancient eastern philosophies, particularly the better-known ones such as Buddhism, Taoism and Confucianism. These philosophies share the basic

Effective Educational Environments

Groupings of Students School and Classroom Climates School Resources and School and Classroom Size Community Environments and Student Achievement Individuals and Their Environments Theoretical Views

The schools we have, the schools we want : an American teacher on the front line

Follows veteran teacher James Nehring deep inside the workings of one school to offer an insider's perspective of what happens when research-driven models of school reform meet up with the messy,

Taking Sides: Clashing Views on Controversial Educational Issues

This debate-style reader is designed to introduce students to controversies in education. The issues reflect viewpoints on fundamental issues such as: should school attendance be compelled; can

Let's Declare Education a Disaster and Get on with Our Lives

Education is on the wrong track largely because of "solutions" that have isolated teachers and students from one another and from sensible ways of spending their time, Mr. Smith maintains. I have a

On Rediscovering Self-Invitations to Education

  • C. AspyD. Aspy
  • History
    Journal of Invitational Theory and Practice
  • 2022
According to Michael Shaara (1974), at the end of the Battle of Gettysburg General Robert E. Lee told his closest associate, General James Longstreet, "You and I have no Cause. We have only the Army.