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Harris, Andy; Beckert, Troy E. – Journal of Leadership Education, 2019
Leadership education is a prominent component of youth programming. In their efforts to promote leadership development, most youth programs promote character development and teach interpersonal skills but fall short in teaching leadership because they fail to encourage the use of authority. In this paper, we present the stories of five late…
Descriptors: Leadership, Adolescents, Volunteers, Youth
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Landwehr, Erik B.; Lloyd, Carrie A. – Journal of Leadership Education, 2019
An exploratory, qualitative multiple case study approach was used to investigate perceptions of leadership through the voice of young (ages 18-24) citizens of St. Lucia, West Indies. Specifically, investigators were interested in better understanding the young peoples' leadership beliefs, experiences, and people of influence. Participants…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Young Adults, Attitudes, Leadership Role
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Voelker, Dana K.; Blanton, Jedediah E.; Martin, Eric M.; Gould, Daniel – Journal of Leadership Education, 2019
This cross-sectional study (1) described the views and practices of a national U.S. sample of high school coaches on the education and training of team captains in leadership; and (2) examined if their views and practices differed as a function of leadership behavior and coaching efficacy. Results of 255 online surveys showed nearly 90% of coaches…
Descriptors: Athletic Coaches, Teacher Attitudes, Beliefs, High Schools
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Tsikati, Alfred F.; Magagula, Thabo F. – Journal of Leadership Education, 2019
In schools, one form of student participation is through the school prefects. Paucity of information is available on the leadership skills needed by high school prefects in Eswatini. Therefore, this study sought to find out the leadership skills needed by prefects in the Manzini region of Eswatini. The design of the study was descriptive…
Descriptors: Student Participation, High School Students, Correlation, Teacher Attitudes
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Thompson, Canute S. – Journal of Leadership Education, 2018
This study examines the construct of respect, its manifestations in teacher-student relationships, and it relationship to ethics of care and sustainable development. The study found that students place a high premium on being respected by their teachers and measure expressions of respect chiefly through the attention received through listening.…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Ethics, Instructional Leadership, Sustainable Development
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Rosch, David M.; Nelson, Nicole E. – Journal of Leadership Education, 2018
We examined the relationship between high school and collegiate organizational involvement and their differential and collective effects on the development of leader self-efficacy, motivation to lead and leadership skill. Our goal was to better understand how the student leader development process unfolds at different points in time over young…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, High School Students, College Students, Student Participation
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Mosley, Chaney; Broyles, Thomas; Kaufman, Eric – Journal of Leadership Education, 2014
The purpose of this study is to explain how the quality of teacher-student relationships and the gap of cognitive styles between teachers and students impact student achievement. The population for the study was comprised of 11 career and technical education (CTE) teachers and 210 CTE students, representing six disciplines within CTE. The study…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Academic Achievement, Teacher Student Relationship, Career Education
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Hancock, Donna; Dyk, Patricia Hyjer; Jones, Kenneth – Journal of Leadership Education, 2012
Study examined adolescents' participation in sports, school, and community extracurricular activities to assess the influence of different involvement roles and adult support on leadership skills. The study found that males and females who perceived their adult support more positively had more positive perceptions of their leadership skills.…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Participation, Extracurricular Activities, Youth Leaders
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Fischer, Donald V.; Overland, Maribeth; Adams, Laura – Journal of Leadership Education, 2010
Due to limited resources available for leadership development programming at colleges and universities, there is a need to better understand the leadership attitudes and beliefs of incoming first-year students in order to most efficiently develop effective leadership. The purpose of this study was to examine the leadership attitudes and beliefs of…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Undergraduate Students, Leadership, Student Attitudes
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Owens, Michael A. – Journal of Leadership Education, 2010
The purpose of this work is to describe how leaders of the Upward Bound (UB) program at a university in the western United States described their leadership roles in the program. It is a qualitative study based on data drawn from interviews, observations, written material, and field observations conducted over two years. Participants described…
Descriptors: Leadership Role, Administrator Attitudes, Qualitative Research, Interviews
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Boyd, Barry L. – Journal of Leadership Education, 2009
Leadership educators teach Transformational Leadership Theory in their classrooms, but could transformational theory be used as a pedagogical model to deepen students' understanding of leadership? This article presents Erin Gruwell, a first-year teacher at Woodrow Wilson High School in Long Beach and subject of the 2006 movie "The Freedom…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Transformative Learning, Teaching Methods, Leadership Training
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Rosser, Manda; Stedman, Nicole L. P.; Elbert, Chanda; Rutherford, Tracy – Journal of Leadership Education, 2009
Many youth leadership organizations exist today and provide a variety of leadership experiences. One such organization provides a week long leadership experience to high school students with its primary purpose being to guide students through a process of identifying a community need and developing a plan to address that need. This article reports…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Youth Leaders, Leadership Training, National Programs
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Ricketts, John C.; Priest, Kerry; Lastly, Ben – Journal of Leadership Education, 2007
The purpose of this study was to assess the leadership practices or behaviors of FFA members participating in a leadership development workshop known as the Success Conference in Georgia. Leadership practices were determined using the "Student Leadership Practices Inventory" (LPI) (Kouzes & Posner, 1998). While success conference…
Descriptors: Student Leadership, Workshops, Conferences (Gatherings), Leadership Qualities
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Webster, Nicole S.; Bruce, Jacklyn A.; Hoover, Tracy S. – Journal of Leadership Education, 2006
This qualitative study was conducted to answer two questions concerning service learning in youth populations: Do teens understand their roles in the process of service learning? How do teens perceive service opportunities within their communities or organizations? The intent was to investigate these issues in order to provide depth to the…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Qualitative Research, Focus Groups, Content Analysis
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Walahoski, Jill; Lodl, Kathleen – Journal of Leadership Education, 2004
Current literature on youth development supports the theory that out-of-school programming has an effect on youth development. However, little research has been conducted on types of out-of-school programs and comparisons among involvement in various activities in relation to developmental assets. Hence, the purpose of this study was to analyze…
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, After School Programs, Youth Opportunities, Youth Programs