Fostering Leadership in Online Environments

with Sherry Early, Jessica Hanna

About This Course

This course is free for members of the Student Leadership Programs KC. For more information about pricing (and how to make sure you're getting the appropriate discount), please read below the course description.

Often leadership scholars and practitioners have stated "Well, ANYTHING can technically fall under leadership" and that is very true. How can we meet this expansive need? By offering curricular and co-curricular leadership options online.

I propose we discuss leadership development more broadly through an online lens. I am a faculty member at a well-respected and accredited online Leadership Studies program at Marshall University. We currently have over 200 students enrolled. There is a demand for developing leaders in a legitimate program. We have undergone a Quality Assured certification (a competitive and rigorous academic certification process) and would like to share our successes. In order to address practitioners, ways to engage and promote leadership capacity will also be addressed by the presenters.  Finally, online educational resources will be provided and participants will have an opportunity to ask the presenters questions.

Learning Outcomes

By attending this sessions, participants will be:

  • able to implement curricular leadership development techniques;
  • able to implement co-curricular leadership development techniques; and
  • introduced to Educational Apps/Resources for online learners.

Knowledge Community Pricing

Members of the Student Leadership Programs KC will be able to register for this course for free through December 7, 2017. Once you register, you will always have access to the content.

To ensure that you receive the appropriate pricing for the course, you must be a member of NASPA, and also a member of one of the KCs listed above. You will see the correct price in your cart once you click on "Take this Course."

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Accessing the Presentation

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  • This session is recorded. By clicking into, "Contents," you will find the session recording, resources, and PowerPoint slides. You may view the materials as many times as you'd like, at whatever pace you would like.

  • If you have any difficulty accessing the materials, please contact Jace Kirschner (

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