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AGB 234 Agricultural Leadership Development
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2016
SUN#: None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F

Description: Characteristics of effective leaders, including leadership styles and strategies for the management and organization of youth groups in agriculture. Practice in leadership development techniques.

Prerequisites: RDG094

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Analysis Level) Analyze various definitions of leadership.
2. (Evaluation Level) Identify and evaluate the contributions of agricultural education to leadership development.
3. (Evaluation Level) Compare and contrast the relationship between personality types and leadership styles.
4. (Analysis Level) Analyze the importance of personal leadership development.
5. (Comprehension Level) Explain the various types of leadership traits, abilities, and skills.
6. (Comprehension Level) Explain the relationship between communication and leadership.
7. (Knowledge Level) Describe communication characteristics of common communication styles.
8. (Evaluation Level) Critique and demonstrate the characteristics and duties of a successful presiding officer.
9. (Evaluation Level) Identify common parliamentary errors and misconceptions and recommend the proper protocol in a role play setting.
10. (Knowledge Level) Describe the proper order of business for a meeting.
11. (Synthesis Level) Explain organizing groups to maximize productivity based on personnel traits, abilities, preferences, and skills.
12. (Knowledge Level) Describe various types and forms of group discussion.
13. (Knowledge Level) Describe the responsibilities of club officers.
14. (Synthesis Level) Role play and practice skills used in problem solving and decision making within a simulated meeting.
15. (Knowledge Level) Identify the principles of setting goals.
16. (Synthesis Level) Plan and create a typical organizational financial budget within set parameters.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation