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2015

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Effectively Using Discussion Boards To Engage Students In Introductory Leadership Courses, Deborah N. Smith Apr 2015

Effectively Using Discussion Boards To Engage Students In Introductory Leadership Courses, Deborah N. Smith

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This article discusses the use of online asynchronous discussion boards as a valuable tool for connecting students to leadership concepts, theories, and models in introductory leadership survey courses. Recommendations are given for designing effective discussion boards that engage students and enhance their learning. Student outcomes include construction on knowledge, relevant connections between course material and personal lives, and critical reflection.