Just Released: Guide for Team Leaders

About the Guide:

The Guide for Team Leaders is designed to inspire personal exploration of leadership within SI (and related) academic support programs. Depending on the program, there may already be an existing structure in place where an experienced facilitator/leader mentors their own team. These team leaders might create opportunities for members to interact, share knowledge, and promote the professional growth of their peers. This guide was originally designed to support the growth of such team leaders within the Peer-Assisted Learning (PAL) Program at the University of Minnesota. However, as this work progressed, it became clear that the ideas were applicable to a variety of team leadership roles. 

This hands-on guide delves into such topics of meta-cognition, team member identity and participation, meeting/discussion topics and activities, and much more.  Interactive activities encourage readers to reflect on these topics, while providing ample space for them to jot down their insights.

We hope this work serves to be a meaningful resource for the development of student leaders in your program.

View Excerpt: Includes Foreword; Preface; Table of Contents; Portions of Sections 1, 2, and 3

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