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Doctor of Education (Ed.D.)
Educational Administration and Leadership
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University educators are concerned with student leadership development in order to generate much-needed leaders in every aspect of society. This sequential mixed methods study found that students who participate in a university co-curricular outdoor education leadership training program, combined with the experience of leading a wilderness backpacking trip, had increased leadership self-efficacy. Empirical evidence was found to support leadership development, as well as the effectiveness and importance of university co-curricular outdoor education leadership training programs. This research is significant to educators for determining priorities in providing resources and designing effective co-curricular programs to create tomorrow's leaders.
Fields, Andrew R.. (2010). Leadership self-efficacy in university co-curricular programs. University of the Pacific, Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted. http://scholarlycommons.pacific.edu/uop_etds/108
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