ERIC Number: EJ1136096
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Abstractor: As Provided
Killing Two Birds with One Stone: Using Book Reviews to Teach Leadership and Foster Community in an Online Class
Moore, Lori L.
Journal of Leadership Education, v7 n2 spec iss p32-40 Fall 2008
The academic community is more fully integrating technology into the business it conducts. Online courses are becoming more and more popular. Popular culture can be a source of commonality among students that can be used to more effectively teach leadership in an online environment. This manuscript outlines the use of a group book review assignment to teach leadership while simultaneously fostering a sense of community among students learning about leadership in a primarily asynchronous environment.
Descriptors: Book Reviews, Teaching Methods, Leadership Training, Online Courses, Communities of Practice, Technology Uses in Education, Assignments, Asynchronous Communication, Educational Technology, Higher Education, Videoconferencing
Association of Leadership Educators. e-mail: Jole@aged.tamu.edu; Web site: http://leadershipeducators.org/page-1014283
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
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