The Social Change Model: Facilitating Leadership Development

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A comprehensive guide to using the Social Change Model in all types of curricular and co-curricular settings

This book is designed to provide leadership educators with a wealth of classroom and workshop activities, discussion and reflection questions, assignment suggestions, and additional resources such as video clips and supplementary readings. It also includes several case studies for students to consider the implications of applying all eight elements of the Social Change Model in a variety of contexts.

The Social Change Model of Leadership Development—upon which the book is based—was designed by well-known leadership educators and received wide acclaim and use. The validity of this model has been established through a number of research studies including the Multi-Institutional Study of Leadership.

  • Written by leading experts and developers of the Social Change Model who often present and consult on the topic
  • Helps curricular and co-curricular leadership educators teach the Social Change Model through individual and group activities, reflection questions, and discussion questions.
  • Walks course or workshop facilitators through the entire process of teaching the content and facilitating and debriefing activities

If you're a leadership educator of high school, undergraduate, or graduate school students, The Social Change Model: Facilitating Leadership Development is indispensable reading.

Please note that The Social Change Model: Facilitating Leadership Development is intended to be used as a Facilitator's Guide to Leadership for a Better World, 2nd Edition (978-1-119-20759-7) in seminars, workshops, and college classrooms. You'll find that, while each book can be used on its own, the content in both is also designed for use together. A link to the home page of Leadership for a Better World can be found below under Related Titles.

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About the author

KRISTAN CILENTE SKENDALL is currently the Associate Director of the Gemstone Honors Program, a four-year undergraduate team research program in the Honors College at the University of Maryland. She is a co-lead facilitator with the LeaderShape Institute, has taught numerous leadership courses, has presented at dozens of national and international conferences, and was a member of the Multi-Institutional Study of Leadership Research Team.

DANIEL T. OSTICK is Assistant Director for Student and Staff Development in the Department of Resident Life at the University of Maryland. He is the author of "Leadership and Diversity" in the Handbook for Student Leadership Programs (2006) and The Handbook of Student Leadership Development (2011). He was co-editor of the Facilitator's Guide for Leadership for a Better World as well as the Facilitator's Guide and Student Workbook for Exploring Leadership.

SUSAN R. KOMIVES is professor emerita from the University of Maryland and cofounder of the National Clearinghouse for Leadership Programs (NCLP). She is coauthor of Exploring Leadership: For College Students Who Want to Make a Difference (1998, 2007, 2013), and co-editor of Leadership for a Better World: Understanding the Social Change Model of Leadership Development (2009, 2017). Additionally she was a member of the Ensemble that developed the Social Change Model of Leadership Development. She served as co-Principle Investigator for the Multi-Institutional Study of Leadership (now with 350 campuses and nearly 400,000 student responders examining the Social Change Model of Leadership Development).

WENDY WAGNER is the Honey W. Nashman Fellow for Faculty Development in the Honey W. Nashman Center for Civic Engagement and Public Service and visiting assistant professor of human services and social justice at The George Washington University. She was a co-editor of the first and second editions of Leadership for a Better World. She was also co-editor of The Handbook for Student Leadership Development and lead editor for the Facilitator's Guide and Student Workbook for Exploring Leadership.

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Publisher
John Wiley & Sons
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Published on
Jan 30, 2017
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Pages
240
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ISBN
9781119242703
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Language
English
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Genres
Education / General
Education / Student Life & Student Affairs
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"This is a must-have resource for anyone teaching or facilitating leadership education. It does what many other resources fail to do it gives tangible, real-world applications of complex content that can be used immediately!" —John Dugan, assistant professor, Loyola University Chicago

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— Dr. WILLIAM SMEDICK, director, Leadership Programs and Assessment, Office of the Dean of Student Life, and lecturer, Center for Leadership Education, Johns Hopkins University

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This companion to the third edition of Exploring Leadership is designed to help you deepen your understanding of leadership and develop your leadership potential. The workbook includes tools to enhance your exploration of the Relational Leadership Model, and exercises to guide your learning. You will discover how to lead with integrity and interact productively with teams and groups, develop a clear understanding of complex organizations, and cultivate strategies for dealing with change. In addition, the workbook includes provocative discussion questions, journal prompts, and space for reflective writing.

Praise for Exploring Leadership: Student Workbook

"I would say that this is a must for all student leaders... the perfect companion to Exploring Leadership, complete with engaging activities and thoughtful prompts." —Vernon A. Wall, director of business development, LeaderShape, Inc.

"Just what the field of leadership education is craving! This workbook is filled with resources to situate the content in such a way that students will have the greatest opportunity to advance their understanding of the study and practice of leadership." —Craig Slack, assistant director, Adele H. Stamp Student Union – Center for Campus Life, University of Maryland; director, National Clearinghouse for Leadership Programs

"This workbook reflects the collective expertise of the very best leadership educators from across the country. Whether used as a classroom supplement or as a facilitation tool in experiential cocurricular programs, the Student Workbook is a must-have and provides critical tools for personal development and leadership learning." —T.W. Cauthen III, assistant dean of students, The University of Georgia

Exploring Leadership For College Students Who Want to Make a Difference, Facilitation and Activity Guide

Based on the third edition of the best-selling text Exploring Leadership, this companion Facilitation and Activity Guide is designed to help educators work with students to develop their leadership potential in order to become effective leaders.

The guide contains dynamic teaching strategies and active learning modules that can be used for organizing a course or workshop series. Created by renowned leadership educators in higher education, these modules have proven to be effective in classroom-tested exercises.

Designed to be flexible, the active learning modules can be used in either curricular or cocurricular settings and can be structured to build on each other or stand alone. Each module corresponds with a chapter of Exploring Leadership as well as units in the companion Student Workbook, which includes worksheets, discussion questions, journal prompts, and space for reflective writing.

Praise for Exploring Leadership: Facilitation and Activity Guide

"This is a must-have resource for anyone teaching or facilitating leadership education. It does what many other resources fail to do it gives tangible, real-world applications of complex content that can be used immediately!" —John Dugan, assistant professor, Loyola University Chicago

"Wendy Wagner, Daniel Ostick, and colleagues have done a phenomenal job designing powerful learning activities for students using the third edition of Exploring Leadership. Leadership educators will benefit from their years of experience. We are thrilled to join them in helping college students develop their leadership capacity." —Susan Komives, Nance Lucas, and Tim McMahon, authors of Exploring Leadership, Third Edition

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