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The Student Leadership Challenge: Facilitation and Activity Guide

The Student Leadership Challenge: Facilitation and Activity Guide

James M. Kouzes, Barry Z. Posner, Beth High, Gary M. Morgan

ISBN: 978-1-118-39008-5

May 2013

208 pages

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$45.00

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The Student Leadership Challenge: Facilitation and Activity Guide gives educators the flexible, modularized building blocks for teaching students how to apply Kouzes and Posner's Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership® as outlined in their best-selling book The Student Leadership Challenge .

The Facilitation and Activity Guide includes:

  • Language and guidance for teaching each leadership practice and its associated leadership behaviors
  • Experiential, reflective, and film activities to bring each leadership practice to life
  • Direction on using the Student Leadership Practices Inventory
  • Advice for working with students using the Student Workbook and Personal Leadership Journal to help them deliberately practice, reflect, and commit to liberating the leader within
  • Curriculum suggestions for various educational contexts

Praise for The Student Leadership Challenge: Facilitation and Activity Guide

""From what, to so what, and now what, this guide helps take educators on a journey of not only understanding The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership but also specifically on how to apply, practice, and teach the nuances of these exemplary leadership ways of being."" —Laura Osteen , professor of higher education, Florida State University, and director, Florida State's Center for Leadership and Civic Education

""The Facilitation and Activity Guide would have helped me not only to develop a better leadership program but to be a better leader myself. For those administering The Five Practices, this guide 'models the way' and will be one of your best coaches."" —Sam Eriksmoen , former director, Emerging Leaders Program, University of North Dakota

""Educators working at all levels will benefit from this resource. It is practical, applicable to diverse sectors, and works."" —Katie Burke , assistant director, L.E.A.D (Leadership Education & Development), Florida Atlantic University

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Welcome to The Student Leadership Challenge 1

About The Student Leadership Challenge 3

The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership 3

How to Use the Facilitation and Activity Guide 4

How to Use the Student Workbook 7

Module 1: Introduction 9

Framing The Student Leadership Challenge Core Philosophy for Your Students 10

Origins of the Model 13

Activity 1.1: Personal-Best Leadership Experience 14

A Definition of Leadership 17

The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership Model 18

The Student Leadership Practices Inventory 21

Moving Ahead 21

Module 2: Using the Student Leadership Practices Inventory 23

About the Student LPI 24

Using the Student LPI 360 Online 28

The Student LPI Reports 31

Student LPI Frequently Asked Questions 41

Module 3: Model the Way: Practice Overview and Guided Discussion 45

Practice Summary 46

Framing Model the Way for Your Students 46

Helping Students Understand and Apply the Behaviors of Model the Way 49

Further Actions to Improve in Model the Way 57

Activities to Learn About and Apply Model the Way 59

Activity 3.1 Values Spotlight 59

Activity 3.2 Mark Your Calendars 61

Activity 3.3 Movie Activity: Pay It Forward 62

Connect Model the Way to Module 8: Personal Leadership Journal 65

Practice Summary 65

Module 4: Inspire a Shared Vision: Practice Overview and Guided Discussion 67

Practice Summary 68

Framing Inspire a Shared Vision for Your Students 68

Helping Students Understand and Apply the Behaviors of Inspire a Shared Vision 71

Further Actions to Improve in Inspire a Shared Vision 78

Activities to Learn About and Apply Inspire a Shared Vision 79

Activity 4.1 The Dream Sheet 79

Activity 4.2 Come Join Me on Vacation 85

Activity 4.3 Movie Activity: Invictus 86

Connecting Inspire a Shared Vision to Module 8: Personal Leadership Journal 88

Practice Summary 88

Module 5: Challenge the Process: Practice Overview and Guided Discussion 89

Practice Summary 90

Framing Challenge the Process for Your Students 91

Helping Students Understand and Apply the Behaviors of Challenge the Process 94

Further Actions to Improve in Challenge the Process 101

Activities to Learn About and Apply Challenge the Process 102

Activity 5.1 We Need More Parking 102

Activity 5.2 Take It One Step at a Time 106

Activity 5.3 Movie Activity: Apollo 13 107

Connect Challenge the Process to Mo dule 8: Personal Leadership Journal 109

Practice Summary 110

Module 6: Enable Others to Act: Practice Overview and Guided Discussion 111

Practice Summary 112

Framing Enable Others to Act for Your Students 112

Helping Students Understand and Apply the Behaviors of Enable Others to Act 116

Further Actions to Improve in Enable Others to Act 123

Activities to Learn About and Apply Enable Others to Act 124

Activity 6.1 What Makes You Trust Someone? 124

Activity 6.2 Blindfolded Square 126

Activity 6.3 Movie Activity: Freedom Writers 128

Connect Enable Others to Act to Module 8: Personal Leadership Journal 130

Practice Summary 131

Module 7: Encourage the Heart: Practice Overview and Guided Discussion 133

Practice Summary 134

Framing Encourage the Heart for Your Students 134

Helping Students Understand and Apply the Behaviors of Encourage the Heart 137

Further Actions to Improve in Encourage the Heart 143

Activities to Learn About and Apply Encourage the Heart 145

Activity 7.1 Web of Appreciation 145

Activity 7.2 Recognition Cards 146

Activity 7.3 Movie Activity: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone 148

Connect Encourage the Heart to Module 8: Personal Leadership Journal 149

Practice Summary 150

Module 8: Personal Leadership Journal 151

Overview and Guidelines for Continuing Your Leadership Development Journey 152

After Reviewing Your Student LPI Data 153

After Reviewing the Leadership Practice of Model the Way 154

After Reviewing the Leadership Practice of Inspire a Shared Vision 156

After Reviewing the Leadership Practice of Challenge the Process 158

After Reviewing the Leadership Practice of Enable Others to Act 160

After Reviewing the Leadership Practice of Encourage the Heart 162

Module 9: Sample Student Leadership Development Curricula 165

Seven-Session Cocurricular Workshop Series 166

Sample Academic Course Curriculum: Six-Week Module 170

One-Day Workshop or Retreat 174

Onward! 179

Appendix A: Student Leadership Practices Inventory Behavior Statements 181

Appendix B: Ten Tips for Becoming a Better Leader 185

Acknowledgments 191

About the Authors 193