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1 Integrating Leadership into your Learning Community Exploring ways to further student leadership potential in the context of a learning community Joe Briody, Ph.D. Associate Director Office of Leadership Programs

2 What is Leadership? “Leadership is a function of knowing yourself, having a vision that is well communicated, building trust among colleagues, and taking effective action to realize your own leadership potential.” – W. Bennis “Leadership is the art of mobilizing others to want to struggle for shared aspirations.” - J. Kouzes “…a relational and ethical process of people together attempting to accomplish positive change.” - S. Komives, N. Lucas, & T.R. McMahon Take 5 What do you think? (Within the context of your LC?)

3 What is Leadership? Google: 2,000,000+ hits on ‘Definition of Leadership’ A different definition for everyone you meet Various Leadership Styles (e.g.) Democratic Authoritarian Servant Transactional Transformative Numerous Leadership Theories (e.g.) Great Man Trait Behavioral On-going Discussion Nature vs Nurture Presence of Followers Good vs Bad (e.g. Roosevelt v Hitler)

4 Characteristics of a Leader Motivated Organized Vision Respected Communicator Intelligent Flexible/Adaptable Self Aware Passionate Ethical Integrity Honest Thoughtful ….more…. Take 5 What do you think? (Within the context of your LC?)

5 Who are students’ Leaders President Minister Oprah Parent Ghandi Madonna (yes, that Madonna) Joe Briody (yes, that Joe Briody) Coach Take 5 What do you think? (Within the context of your LC?)

6 What is a Learning Community a group of people who share common values and beliefs, are actively engaged in learning together from each other Goodyear, De Laat, and Lally,, 2006 they create a rich and integrated university experience that will inspire [students] to become engaged lifelong learners Components: shared beliefs, values and vision; shared and supportive Leadership; collective learning and its application; supportive conditions; shared personal practice. Hord and Sommers, 2008

7 Optimizing the Impact of Your Learning Community Residential Academic Experiential Goal: Blur the lines between learning, living, and life!

8 Integrating Leadership and Learning (Academics) Defining Activities (w/in the LC context/arena) Definition Development Characteristic Identification Indentifying Individuals Readings By Individual Leaders in the Field (e.g. issue focused) About Leaders in the Field (e.g. biographies) Leader Interviews/Research Local/National Self-Selected or Assigned 3-4 Prompt Questions & more Paper or Presentation Guest Speakers Peer Leadership Instruction Program Ex: Global (AY’10); Eco-(AY ‘11) …what else? Take 5 What do you think? (Within the context of your LC?)

9 Integrating Leadership and Living (Residential) Workshops RA Programs - Topically focused w/ activities Ex: ethical decision making in the field; issues exploration Floor Readings (short books/articles) Optional/less formal – led by RA and/or mentor - Student selected Integrated w/ academic component? Leader Spotlight - Bulletin Boards Students identify and put bulletin board together – change every few weeks Mentoring Particularly for multi-year LCs; pairing FY w/ returning Film Night Movies about leaders/issues in the field - Ex: LLC-Apollo 13, Glory Floor Guests Inviting guests to speak on the floor - less formal – no ‘class feel’ Invite them to join students for dinner..what else? Take 5 What do you think? (Within the context of your LC?)

10 Integrating Leadership and Life (Experiential) Field Trips Companies/Organizations w/ related missions Conferences – attend or present Alternative Breaks Individual Leadership Development Hikes Ropes/Challenge Courses Job Shadowing …what else? Take 5 What do you think? (Within the context of your LC?)

11 Live their lives in a way that inspires others to follow. Blur the lines between learning, living, and life! …..and inspire….. Successful Integration What we do… What students do…

12 Integrating Leadership into your Learning Community Exploring ways to further student leadership potential in the context of a learning community ~ Discussion~ Joe Briody, Ph.D. Associate Director Office of Leadership Programs


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