Leadership as Reflective Practice
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- 24 Jul 2023
The University of Notre Dame Australia is committed to delivering an excellent student experience, alongside a high standard of teaching, research, and training. As a leader in ethical education, Notre Dame aims to develop students’ critical reasoning and their ability to make ethical decisions—crucial skills to progressing their careers and leading purposeful lives. At Notre Dame, students navigate their future with an ethical education online.
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At the completion of this course, you should be able to:
- Critically analyse educational issues that pose value dilemmas for leadership utilising advanced knowledge from the research literature.
- Reflect on and synthesise core visions and values for educational communities.
- Research and apply established theories to develop a personal spirituality for leadership.
- Apply knowledge and skills to Identify personal pathways for the nurturing of self-leadership.
- 1. Content vs. method in education
- 2. Wholesight & community
- 3. The typical classroom
- 4. The definition of good teaching
- 5. Obedience, boundaries, hospitality
- 6. The key to all reality
- 7. Loneliness and solitude
- 8. Hostility and hospitality
- 9. Illusion and prayer
- 10. The false self
- 11. Self-care
- 12. Community as received not built
- 13. The dynamics of a “4th & Walnut experience”
- 14. Modern day spiritual exercises
- 15. Walking, baking bread, doing laundry
- 16. True mysticism
- 17. True transformation
- 18. Childhood theologians
In order to enrol in this subject, you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
No additional requirements
Reflective leadership is a style of being leader, either as teacher or administrator that connects actions of leaders with inner truths that help shape their outward behaviours and value perspectives. It is imperative that leaders develop insight into an awareness of self to become compelling examples for others. In this course, the concept of reflective practice as a professional activity is explored and leaders learn ways of disciplined reflection on experiences. Participants in this course are invited to develop personal styles of reflective practice. They are assisted to identify, claim, and transform obstacles to good teaching and learning and be empowered to provide positive authentic leadership.
Flipgrid (20%) - Flip grid introduction Short Paper (20%) - Summary, analysis, & evaluation of Parker Palmer’s To Know As We Are Known: A Spirituality of Education Short paper (20%) - Summary, analysis, & evaluation of Henri Nouwen’s Reaching Out: The Three Movements of the Spiritual Life Short paper (20%) - Summary, analysis, & evaluation of Kathleen Norris’ The Quotidian Mysteries: Laundry, Liturgy, and “Women’s Work Final Paper action plan (20%)
- Flip grid introduction (20%)
- Summary, analysis, & evaluation of Parker Palmer’s To Know As We Are Known: A Spirituality of Education (20%)
- Summary, analysis, & evaluation of Henri Nouwen’s Reaching Out: The Three Movements of the Spiritual Life (20%)
- Summary, analysis, & evaluation of Kathleen Norris’ The Quotidian Mysteries: Laundry, Liturgy, and “Women’s Work” (20%)
- Final Paper action plan (20%)
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