Leadership Courses / Fall, 2017

 LDR3003: Introduction to Leadership

Credits: 3
Description: Multiple sections are offered each term.  This is the gateway course for the Leadership Minor, though students do not have to declare the minor in order to enroll. The course  introduces participants to the major theories of leadership and their application in personal and professional settings. Participants engage in self-reflective and applied learning activities that allow them to draw upon their personal characteristics and experiences in order to make connections between class work and their own developing leadership style.

  • CRN 81017 / Distance Learning; Instructor: Dr. Edward Larbi
  • CRN 81018 / Distance Learning; Instructor: Dr. Rudy Jamison
  • CRN 81251 / Distance Learning; Instructor: Dr. Dianne Taylor
  • CRN 81811 / Distance Learning; Instructor: Dr. Dianne Taylor
  • CRN 81812 / Honors/Classroom; Instructor: General Richard Tryon; Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10:50-12:05; Location TBA
  •    CRN 83344 / Honors/Classroom; Instructor: Donald Hutton; Monday & Wednesday, 12Noon-1:15; Location TBA
  • CRN 81271 / Hybrid; Instructor: Dr. Matthew Ohlson; Tuesdays, 10:30am-12:30pm; 10 sessions: Aug. 22, 29; Sept. 5, 12, 19; Oct. 3, 10, 17; Nov. 7, & 28;  Location: Bldg 57 / Rm 2050  (Petway Hall);
LDR 3320: Collaborative Leadership 

Credits: 3

Description: Prerequisite: LDR 3003: The focus of this course is on leadership within the context of small work groups and self-directed project teams and their role and functions within organizations. The purpose of this course is to teach students how to collaborate effectively in dynamic environments. Leaders who are able to work collaboratively and lead across cultures and disciplines from business to educational environments are essential to high performing organizations. Collaborative leadership knowledge and skills have become a necessity to enable emerging leaders to transcend differences to build organizations and teams of committed workers.

  • CRN 81890 / Classroom; Instructor: Dr. Renee Wyden; Meets on eight Wednesday mornings, 9-10:50am; Dates: Aug 23, Sept 6, 20; Oct 4, 18; Nov 1, 15, 29; Dec. 6;  Location: Bldg 57 / Room 2050 (Petway Hall);

LDR 3240: InterGroup Dialogue Among Diverse Populations

Credits: 3

Description: Intergroup Dialogue is designed to provide foundational skills and knowledge needed to participate in and facilitate multicultural group interactions. It assumes that the most effective facilitators of cross cultural interactions possess competent levels of awareness, skill, knowledge and passion. Topics include: social identity development; prejudice and stereotyping and their effects on groups; the dynamics of difference and power, and their impact on the nature of social oppression and/or the positive advancement of equity , civility, and justice in the world; and development of group facilitation skills and their application to multicultural settings. Particular emphasis is placed on interpreting leadership theory and practice in the context of values, the Social Change Theory of leadership development, UNF's six core values, and related processes of values integration. This course is open to all Juniors and Seniors and satisfies the primary elective requirement for the Leadership Minor.

  • CRN 81374 / Classroom; Instructor: Rudolph Jamison; Meets Wednesday afternoons, 1:40-4:20pm; Location: TBA

 LDR4263: Leadership Practicum

Credits: 3
Description: Prerequisite: LDR 3003 plus completion of one of three prescribed primary electives, one secondary elective and permission of Taylor Leadership Institute. This is the culminating course for the Leadership Minor. The course is normally taken during the student's final term in residence at UNF prior to graduation. Students hone their leadership style and leadership identity through review of leadership theory and reflection on their current and prior co-curricular activities. Examples of co-curricular activities include on-campus and off-campus activities, employment, volunteerism, community service, internships, study abroad experiences, and other forms of community-based learning. Students reflect on their experiential learning about leadership through dialogue and ongoing reflective practice. Required activities also include written reflections of co-curricular activities and a delivery of a Leadership Capstone Presentation.
  • CRN 81378 / Hybrid; Instructor: Dr. John Frank; Meets on seven Tuesday Evenings, 6-8:30pm; August 29; September 12, 26; October 10, 24; November 14, & 28; Location; Bldg 57./ Room 2050 (Petway Hall);