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Introductory Course

Leadership 2020: Foundations in Leadership

LDRSP 2020 - 3 Credit Hours

Text:

Northouse: Leadership: Theory & Practice

HERI:  A SOCIAL CHANGE MODEL OF LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT, GUIDEBOOK VERSION III

Course Description:

The purpose of this course is to facilitate learning opportunities and experiences that provide students with the knowledge, mind-set and skills to better understand leadership. Through the use of the text, additional readings, activities, and presentations, students will increase their effectiveness as a leader both at the University and in the community. The goal of this course is to increase student awareness and development of leadership skills.

Course Objectives:

  • Gain a greater understanding of and appreciation for the theory and practices of leadership
  • Increase student awareness and development of leadership

Assignments:

  • Blog (Canvas) – application, reflection, interaction
  • Case Study - application, real world context submitted as final exam
  • Group Presentations (total of 2) – application, demonstration, group work. Teach for the day, fictional character based on story
  • **Career Services exposure (half class at most)
  • Initial assessment/reflection on statement/belief about leadership
Last Updated: 11/27/17