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ERIC Number: EJ774691
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 25
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 48
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0091-5521
Constructing Knowledge in Leadership Training Programs
Aalsburg Wiessner, Colleen; Gonzalez Sullivan, Leila
Community College Review, v35 n2 p88-112 2007
This study examined the new learning that occurred in a professional development program for participants who aspire to the community college presidency. Knowledge construction occurred on three levels: personal, professional, and disciplinary. Reframing, embracing, and embodying activities toward knowledge construction were evident, and new knowledge was expressed cognitively, affectively, and conatively. The new learning approach can be used to capture actual learning in a professional development venue, bring the learning into the participants' full consciousness, stimulate individual and group processing for iterative knowledge construction, and provide a higher level of program evaluation. (Contains 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Two Year Colleges
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A