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Empowering Student Leadership Beliefs: An Exploratory Study
International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education
  • Sara B. Marcketti, Iowa State University
  • Sara J. Kadolph, Iowa State University
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
1-1-2010
Abstract
Leadership beliefs contribute to behaviors and attitudes. The purposes for conducting this study were 1) to gain an understanding of undergraduate students’ leadership beliefs, 2) to implement three distinct leadership modules into an introductory textiles and clothing course, and 3) to assess the modules’ effectiveness in promoting empowering leadership beliefs. The study used quantitative and qualitative methods (n=76). Findings suggest undergraduates’ perceptions of leadership encompass trait and situational perspectives of leadership. The modules influenced students’ understanding of the varied definitions of leadership and empowered them to consider that the behaviors, beliefs, and attitudes of leadership were attainable.
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This article is from International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education 22 (2010): 131–139.

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All papers in IJTLHE are published under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.
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International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education
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en
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Citation Information
Sara B. Marcketti and Sara J. Kadolph. "Empowering Student Leadership Beliefs: An Exploratory Study" International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education Vol. 22 Iss. 2 (2010) p. 131 - 139
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/sara_marcketti/13/