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Innovative Reflection Tools For Developing Leadership: Additional Ideas For Educators And Practitioners, Susan R. Madsen, Kathi Tunheim, Norman Wright Oct 2013

Innovative Reflection Tools For Developing Leadership: Additional Ideas For Educators And Practitioners, Susan R. Madsen, Kathi Tunheim, Norman Wright

Susan R. Madsen

Research continues to support the finding that critical reflection is a foundational aspect in developing leadership skills and competencies for individuals of all ages. The purpose of this engaging workshop is to offer a variety of innovative reflection tools that can be used by leadership academics and practitioners in various leadership development settings. Each tool presented will be taught, practiced, and shared.


Teaching Team Leadership: Experiential Activities For Educators And Trainers, Susan R. Madsen, Kathi Tunheim, Jessica Burnham Mar 2012

Teaching Team Leadership: Experiential Activities For Educators And Trainers, Susan R. Madsen, Kathi Tunheim, Jessica Burnham

Susan R. Madsen

In this “Teaching Team Leadership through Experiential Activities” session—sponsored by the Leadership Special Interest Group—participants will learn different team leadership activities that can be used in teaching different leadership theories and concepts. The facilitators will use the following process in presenting these activities to innovative session attendees: discuss and present the activity (listen and learn), have participants experience the activity (practice using it hands on), and provide attendees the opportunity to discuss their experiences with others in small groups (reflection). Each attendee will also receive a handout that provides the descriptions of each team activity and the leadership ...


Teaching Hrd Theory With Toys: Creative Tools For Educators And Trainers, Susan R. Madsen, Kathi Tunheim Feb 2011

Teaching Hrd Theory With Toys: Creative Tools For Educators And Trainers, Susan R. Madsen, Kathi Tunheim

Susan R. Madsen

The purpose of this experiential workshop is to offer a variety of innovative tools (toys) that both academics and practitioners can use with adult learners to help them further develop leadership knowledge, competencies, and skills through engaged learning activities. Each tool presented will be taught, practiced, and discussed.


Innovative Reflection Tools For Hrd Training, Development, And Education, Susan R. Madsen, Katherine Tunheims Feb 2010

Innovative Reflection Tools For Hrd Training, Development, And Education, Susan R. Madsen, Katherine Tunheims

Susan R. Madsen

The English word reflection is derived from reflectere, “to bend back” – as a mirror bends back the light, making apparent what is otherwise hidden or mysterious (Johnson, 2006). Reflection bends the light of our experiences back into our minds, to consider what the experience was about and what it meant. Reflection is also a critical element in transformational learning opportunities that should be part of effective training, development, and educational experiences (e.g., courses, workshops, programs). Since developing people is seeded in learning, HRD educators, scholars, and/or practitioners continuously work to understand the most effective methods and techniques to ...