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EDLD 810: Leadership Theory and Practice1Fall2007University of Louisiana at LafayetteCollege of EducationClass SyllabusCourse:EDLD 810: Leadership Theory and PracticeSemester:Fall 2007Course DescriptionEDLD 810:Leadership Theory and Practice (3,0,3)The world is changing at an accelerated rate and along with it the expectations ofleaders.Leadership effectiveness demands high-level ability to work with others andrespond to change.Similarly, the complexity of social issues we face demand leaderswho are able to create a vision and organize others for collective efforts to addresshuman and community needs.The course assumes that every individual has leadership potential and that leadershipqualities can be developed through experience and reflection.Through class activitieswe will create opportunities for practice, application and documentation of leadershipexperiences.Success in this course requires demonstrated mastery of theoreticalconcepts, capacity for collaborative work and the thoughtful reflection upon andintegration of theory and experience.Required TextNorthouse, P. G. (2007).Leadership theory and practice 4thed.SagePublications.Western Michigan University.This course will also utilize a variety of articles, and publications to be posted onMoodle.Conceptual Framework:The Responsive ProfessionalThe conceptual framework of the UL Lafayette College of Education is designed toexpand upon the institution’s commitment to be a responsive university.Teachercandidates are expected to demonstrate knowledge, skills, and dispositions associatedwith the four elements of aResponsive Professional.Responsive Professionalsdemonstrate expertise in knowledge and practice.They are reflective practitioners whorespect diversity and demonstrate a commitment to professionalism.Instructor:Paula S. Montgomery, Ph.D.Telephone:337-482-6680Office:Girard 104Office Hours:By ApptEmail:[email protected]Subject toChange!
EDLD 810: Leadership Theory and Practice2Fall2007Course Goals:1.Reflect critically upon the applicability of leadership theories in the worldtoday2.Apply the theories of leadership to community contexts to affect socialchange3.Learn from community leaders about their challenges and successes indefining a leadership styles4.Connect personal experience, reading and community involvement throughreflection to develop an understanding of your own leadership philosophy andpotential5.Draw upon our collective experiences to expand upon our definition ofleadership6.Develop individual and relational leadership skills including communication,planning, and teamwork through the use of reflective and collaborativetechnologyCourse Objectives and Corresponding Unit OutcomesCandidates will acquire the following knowledge (K), skills (S), and dispositions (D)through this course.

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