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Using Assessment to Trigger Transformational Learning in Leadership Development

Dalglish, Carol L. (2001) Using Assessment to Trigger Transformational Learning in Leadership Development. In 8th Annual EDINEB International Conference. (Unpublished)

Abstract

The business environment is changing rapidly and in many different ways. Globalisation, information technology, the internet, issues of social responsibility are all impacting on the knowledge and skills required by today’s business leaders. MBA programs are expected to assist current and aspiring business managers and leaders to respond effectively to all these challenges.

One of the electives units within the MBA program at the Brisbane Graduate School of Business, Leadership II, focuses on individual leadership development, challenging students to see themselves as the most significant factor in their own success as leaders. The unit requires critical reflection of individual characteristics and beliefs.

In Leadership II, students are required to reflect critically on this process and the impact of their discoveries on their ability to lead. The assessment items within this course play a critical role in facilitating the process. The assessment moves beyond a measurement of learning to being an integral part of the learning process.

This paper describes the processes used and the evaluation of these processes by the students, and their perception of the role of assessment within the course

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ID Code: 6473
Item Type: Conference Paper
Additional Information: For further information, Please contact the author directly on c.dalglish@qut.edu.au
Keywords: Carol Dalglish, international education, international university students, HERN
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > EDUCATION SYSTEMS (130100) > Higher Education (130103)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > EDUCATION SYSTEMS (130100)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2001 Carol L. Dalglish
Deposited On: 13 Mar 2007
Last Modified: 05 Jan 2011 23:29

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