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Service-Learning and Leadership

To incorporate service into current practices, leadership educators need to explore the theoretical background of both service and leadership. Critical discussion should consider the connection between service and leadership, including servant leaderhsip, service-learning, and ways to promote student development. This monograph provides educators with a framework to address Greenleaf`s concerns and offers informational resources on effective ways of combining service and leadership.


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African American Leadership

This monograph focuses on what college administrators and leadership educators need to be aware of when developing African American student leadership programs. Additionally, this monogram will look at some of the theoretical frameworks in which we can view leadership in the black community as well as applications and training activities that can aid practitioners in working with this population. It will conclude with additional resources and assessment activities that may be useful in designing and implementing leadership training programs and activities.


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Women & Leadership

This monograph provides leadership educators with background on women in leaderhsip roles, explains the socialization and development of societal attitudes toward women as leaders, discusses contemporary feminist leadership theory and the new emergent paradigm of leadership, provides some implications for college women students' leadership development, and finally, cites resources, organizations, and websites, which may be helpful to leadership educators interested in women as leaders.


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Followers and Followership in the Leadership Process

This monograph explores the concepts of follower, followership, and leadership, explores the campus context and student experiences in light of these constructs, and offers training activities and resource information for leadership educators interested in promoting follower skills and capacities within a leadership context.


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An Examination of Leadership Assessment

The intent of this monograph is to provide a useful framework for viewing the application and integration of assessment practices into leadership education, development, and programs. An introduction to assessment language, methodologies, instruments, and resources will be provided in an attempt to guide leadership practitioners in the effective use of various assessment tools.


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Character & Leadership

This monograph provides educators with theoretical and practical knowledge essential for developing leaders of character on college campuses. This monograph examines the constructs of character and leadership with intentions of revealing the strong connection between these two concepts.


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Cross-Cultural Leadership

This monograph focuses on two principle challenges regarding cross-cultural leadership: the development of multicultural competencies and the specific developmental needs of various cultural groups. This paper attempts to use an international leadership perspective as a framework for better understanding cross-cultural leadership through the examination of both the competencies needed for succesful leadership and the cultural factors that influence leadership perspectives.


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The Role of Spirituality in Leadership Development

Spirituality is about exploring deeper meaning. To explore spirituality requires the willingness to ask questions about meaning. Talking about spirituality requires the ability to live with unanswerable questions. This monograph touches on stages of spiritual development, faith-based and new-age spirituality, and the link between spirituality and leadership.


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Leadership & Change

This monograph presents leadership development concepts and activities based on the definition that leadership is inherently a change process. This leadership definition is grounded in the literature of leadership scholars, whose work will be presented. In addition to leadership and change theory, concept applications, sample activities, resources, and assessment tools will be provided.


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From Competence to Commitment: Developing Civic Leadership in College Students

This monograph focuses on how leadership education and development can be used to instill principles of civic engagement, citizenship, and community in students.


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Queer Leadership: GLBT Leaders, Leadership, and The Movement

Using the Social Change Model of Leadership Development as a lens through which to view LGBT leadership means that leadership program development must consider individual, group, and societal values. In other words, these programs must focus on LGBT persons as leadership, LGBT persons coming together to enact leadership, and the LGBT leadership movement as the venue through which many of these activities are played out.


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Asian Pacific American Leadership Development

This monograph examines the experience of APA college students and their leadership development, describes sample concepts and applications of effective leadership development for APA students, and provides training and informational resources to support leadership initiatives and programs for Asian Pacific American students.


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Outdoor Adventure Education: A Pedagogy for Leadership

The purpose of this monograph is to examine the field of outdoor adventure education and to explain why it is an effective pedagogy for leadership.


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Peer Leadership

This monograph presents peer leadership concepts and activities involving both influence and authority. This definition is grounded in literature of leadership scholars and practitioners that will be presented. In addition to leadership and team theory, concept applications, training services, resources, and assessment tools will be provided.


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Leadership Development in Fraternities and Sororities

This monograph addresses the importance of leadership development programs for fraternities and sororities, provides a conceptual framework for current and potential leadership development programs, brings forward challenges to leadership programs within fraternities and sororities, supplies training activities, gives teaching resources, presents assessment tools, and identifies resources.


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Shaping Leadership Capacities Through Intercollegiate Athletics and Club Sports

This monograph examines theoretical leadership dynamics in the context of college sports as well as provides practical knowledge for institutions to enhance the leadership processes in intercollegiate athletics and club sports. Specifically, college educators are provided an overview of theoretical frameworks useful for conceptualizing leadership in the sport context, fundamentally, taxonomy describing the continuum and categories of college athletics, and activities and resources for enhancing the leadership practices and skills of intercollegiate and club sport athletes.


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Leadership Courses: Developing Foundational Undergraduate Leadership Courses

This monograph illustrates how to create a new leadership course or enhance an existing one through improved teaching, learning, and course content. Particular emphasis is given to foundational level courses that educate students about leadership and develop their personal leadership skills. Key sections include establishing a course for credit, text books, companion books, projects, activities, assessment, syllabi, and other print and online resources.


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Developing a Quality Leadership Retreat or Conference

This publication will be of benefit to those who are developing or enhancing a leadership retreat, conference, institute, or workshop. The purpose is to help you construct and facilitate a quality experience and to maintain fidelity to the outcomes inherent in a leadership development retreat by creating a space for leadership learning as well as development: personal, group, and ultimately leadership. Through examples of content, organizational structures, activities and projects, as well as planning tips, resources, and national examples, this monograph will help you create a quality leadership retreat or conference.


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ROTC and Leadership Development

This monograph provides suggestions and advice for partnering with campus ROTC programs. It includes an outline of the ROTC's approach to leadership education and a wealth of useful resources for those interested in partnering with the military.


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Developing Leadership Through Student Employment

The purpose of this monograph is to provide an application for intentionally designed leadership outcomes among student employees. A description of how college affects student employees, along with an integration of leadership models help provide a framework from which to view student employment. Additionally, a model for understanding and implementing leadership development into the work experience is presented.


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First-Year Students and Leadership

The purpose of this monograph is to explore the various needs of the first-year student population as they relate to leadership. Specific attention is paid to issues of transition and socialization as well as the development of a leadership identity. The monograph also provides examples of best practices, specific activities and interventions, and useful resources.


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Mentoring and Leadership Development

Mentoring programs are an excellent way to support leadership development. This monograph provides a review of the literature and research on mentoring programs, including a theoretical framework for developing a mentoring program. Practical resources for creating a mentoring program are included as well as an annotated bibliography and list of additional resources.


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Graduate and Professional Student Leadership Development

While many campuses service undergraduate students through curricular and co-curricular leadership development programs, graduate and professional students are often left out. This monograph provides a review of the literature and research on graduate and professional student leadership development, including a theoretical model for creating leadership initiatives on your campus. Practical resources are included as well as an annotated bibliography and list of additional references.


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A Social Change Model of Leadership Development, Guidebook

Funded by the Dwight D. Eisenhower Leadership Development Program of the U.S. Department of State and developed by The Working Ensemble, headed by Alexander Astin and Helen Astin of the Higher Education Research Institute at UCLA, this guidebook presents the Social Change, or 'seven' C's, model of leadership development It posits that leadership develops at the individual, group, and community levels with the goal of creating change to benefit the common good. The guidebook explains each component of the model, shows how they are interrelated, and offers ideas about how one can develop each facet of the model.
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Funded by the Dwight D. Eisenhower Leadership Development Program of the U.S Department of State and the Leadership and Service Deaprtment of St. Norbert College, this publication was designed to accompany A Social Change Model of Leadership Development Guidebook. This application guidebook helps leadership educators facilitate the application of the concepts of the Social Change Model, both curricularly and co-curricularly. There is a shipping and handling charge associated with this item. The exact amount will be calculated at the time you complete your purchase.


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An excellent guide for establishing or enhancing campus leadership programs, the Handbook includes timely information, resources, and practical advice. Topics include: leadership models, leadership learning outcomes, structure and design of leadership programs (curricular, co-curricular and comprehensive), working with diverse populations, funding leadership programs, assessment and others. There is a shipping and handling charge associated with this item. The exact amount will be calculated at the time you complete your purchase


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The Socially Responsible Leadership Scale Assessment

The Socially Responsible Leadership Scale (SRLS) is an instrument based on the Social Change Model of leadership development. The SRLS is used for research, assessment, and education to measure and identify leadership capacities.


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Leadership for a Better World: Understanding the Social Change Model of Leadership Development

"Positing that social change is at the heart of the leadership experience, Leadership for a Better World answers the question of 'leadership for what purpose?' Grounded in student experiences, this book includes student voices, stories, and contemporary case studies. Written in an informed and approachable tone, it provides a coherent set of guiding principles about how knowing oneself, meaningfully engaging with others, and adopting a systems perspective can promote the socially responsible leadership so needed in the world today." —Julie E. Owen, assistant professor, Leadership and Integrative Studies, George Mason University


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The Handbook for Student Leadership Development, 2nd Edition

"This is a must-have book for leadership educators and all student affairs professionals who want to develop impactful leadership programs and the leadership capacity of students. Buy it. Read it. Use it to develop the needed leadership for our collective future." — CYNTHIA CHERREY, vice president for campus life, Princeton University, and president, the International Leadership Association


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The Exploring Leadership Student Set

Includes one copy each of the Exploring Leadership book and Student Workbook.


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Developing Culturally Relevant Leadership Learning

The New Directions for Student Leadership series explores leadership conceptual and pedagogical topics of interest to high school and college leadership educators. Issues in this series are grounded in scholarship featuring practical applications and good practices in youth and adult leadership education.


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Assessing Student Leadership. New Directions for Student Leadership: Volume 2016, Issue 151.

The New Directions for Student Leadership series explores leadership conceptual and pedagogical topics of interest to high school and college leadership educators. Issues in this series are grounded in scholarship featuring practical applications and good practices in youth and adult leadership education.


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Leadership Development Through Service-Learning

The New Directions for Student Leadership series explores leadership conceptual and pedagogical topics of interest to high school and college leadership educators. Issues in this series are grounded in scholarship featuring practical applications and good practices in youth and adult leadership education.


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Leader Developmental Readiness: Pursuit of Leadership Excellence

The New Directions for Student Leadership series explores leadership conceptual and pedagogical topics of interest to high school and college leadership educators. Issues in this series are grounded in scholarship featuring practical applications and good practices in youth and adult leadership education.


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Engaging Youth in Leadership for Social and Political Change

The New Directions for Student Leadership series explores leadership conceptual and pedagogical topics of interest to high school and college leadership educators. Issues in this series are grounded in scholarship featuring practical applications and good practices in youth and adult leadership education.


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Student Leadership Development Through Recreation and Athletics

The New Directions for Student Leadership series explores leadership conceptual and pedagogical topics of interest to high school and college leadership educators. Issues in this series are grounded in scholarship featuring practical applications and good practices in youth and adult leadership education.


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Developing Ethical Leaders

The New Directions for Student Leadership series explores leadership conceptual and pedagogical topics of interest to high school and college leadership educators. Issues in this series are grounded in scholarship featuring practical applications and good practices in youth and adult leadership education.


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Innovative Learning for Leadership Development

The New Directions for Student Leadership series explores leadership conceptual and pedagogical topics of interest to high school and college leadership educators. Issues in this series are grounded in scholarship featuring practical applications and good practices in youth and adult leadership education.


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Leadership for a Better World


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