LED211 Fall 2011 Syllabus Nottingham

LED211 Fall 2011 - University of North Carolina Wilmington LED 211 Principles of Leadership FALL 2011 Section 001 TR 11:00 a.m 12:15 p.m Friday

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University of North Carolina Wilmington LED 211 - Principles of Leadership – FALL 2011 Section 001: TR 11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., Friday Annex (FA) 136 Dr. Joanne E. Nottingham Email: [email protected] Office: Friday Annex (FA) 124 Phone: 962-3439 Office Phone: 371-5454 Home ****************************************************************************** Course Description This course is designed to provide an introduction to leadership. Its focus is the development of an understanding of leadership theories and styles. You will also learn strategies for successful leadership. The introduction will include: 1) historical, theoretical, and cultural perspectives of leadership, 2) leadership skills and styles and strategies for success, and 3) examination of the responsibilities of leadership. Specific Course Objectives 1. Read college level content material analytically and reflectively. 2. Demonstrate your ability to utilize appropriate technology for the class. 3. Describe and support your opinions by asking relevant questions in class and in writing. 4. Identify basic concepts, theories, and models of leadership. 5. Identify leadership skills, styles, and strategies. 6. Identify individual strengths and weaknesses while developing personal leadership ability. Required Books 1. Leadership, 5 th Edition – Peter G. Northouse, Sage Books (2010) 2. How Starbucks Saved My Life – Michael Gates Gill, Gotham Books (2007) UNCW Academic Honor Code – Students are expected to adhere to the Undergraduate Academic Honor as indicated in the Undergraduate Catalogue and the Code of Student Life Handbook (online at http://www.uncw.edu/stuaff/doso ) . Seahawk Respect Compact – In the pursuit of excellence, UNC Wilmington actively fosters, encourages, and promotes inclusiveness, mutual respect, acceptance, and open-mindedness among students, faculty, staff and the broader community. Read the complete statement at http://www.uncw.edu/diversity/src.html . The following links may be helpful to you, a family member, or a friend: Diversity Initiatives Information – www.uncw.edu/diversity/ Students with Disabilities Information – www.uncw.edu/stuaff/disability/ Violence Prevention Information – www.uncw.edu/safe-relate/relationship.htm IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONAL INFORMATION UNCW Email is the required method for online class communication . Course Materials will be distributed in class, available online through the text publisher’s webpages, or posted on my UNCW Web Page . The instructional goal of all assignments, papers, and tests is to assess your ability to provide credible evidence of what you have learned based on your observations and understanding of leadership theory and practice.
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This note was uploaded on 01/20/2012 for the course LED 211 taught by Professor Nottingham,j during the Spring '08 term at University of North Carolina Wilmington.

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LED211 Fall 2011 - University of North Carolina Wilmington LED 211 Principles of Leadership FALL 2011 Section 001 TR 11:00 a.m 12:15 p.m Friday

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