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Discovering Leadership- Vantage Learning Platform
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Discovering Leadership- Vantage Learning Platform
Designing Your Success

Second Edition

Courses:
Leadership

February 2023 | SAGE Publications, Inc

About Discovering Leadership - Vantage Learning Platform, Second Edition

An intuitive learning platform you (and your students) will actually love.

Discovering Leadership: Designing Your Success, Second Edition
is offered in Sage Vantage, an intuitive learning platform that integrates quality Sage textbook content with assignable multimedia activities and auto-graded assessments to drive student engagement and ensure accountability. Unparalleled in its ease of use and built for dynamic teaching and learning, Vantage offers customizable LMS integration and best-in-class support. For a personalized demo, please contact your Sage representative.

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Chapter 1: A Framework for Leadership Success: Design and Your CORE™
 
Module 1: Design Leadership Self
 
Chapter 2: Designing Your Perceptions of Leaders and Leadership
 
Chapter 3: Designing Your Leadership Capacity
 
Chapter 4 Your Why and What for Leading
 
Module 2: Design Leadership Relationships
 
Chapter 5: Your Values and Ethical Actions
 
Chapter 6: Decision-Making
 
Chapter 7: Influence, Power, and Motivation
 
Module 3: Design Others’ Success
 
Chapter 8: Creativity, Problem-Solving, and Idea-Generating
 
Chapter 9: Effective Practices for Leading Others to Success
 
Chapter 10: Utilizing Change Processes Effectively
 
Module 4: Design Culture and Community
 
Chapter 11 Culture
 
Chapter 12 Leading a Team
 
Chapter 13 Designing a Culture that Cares
 
Module 5: Design the Future
 
Chapter 14 Creating a Culture of Innovation
 
Chapter 15: Entrepreneurial Leadership
 
Chapter 16 Systems and Sustainability

"This is the smoothest student onboarding process I have ever experienced. Everything is syncing and the students were able to figure things out with almost no help from me."

Echo Leaver
Instructor, Salisbury University

"With Vantage, I set up my course in under 10 minutes, which is unheard of...I love Vantage!"

Karin Machluf
Instructor, Penn State Scranton

"Extremely valuable! Interactive, engaging and simple to use."

Alyssa Salazar
Student, University of North Texas

"It really helps you wrap your head around what you're learning and come to a complete understanding of the course material."

Aubrey Akins
Student, St. Bonaventure University

"Student performance after implementing Vantage is incredible...this is a really tangible way to see that."

Karen Deeming
Instructor, Merced College

"I think that Vantage [is] an ideal system that will promote engagement of students."

Linda Trautman
Instructor, Ohio University

"I am really excited to have tools that help motivate students to actually do the reading…"

Emily Hopkins
Instructor, University of Scranton

"...Really going to deepen students’ understanding and...boost their comprehension."

Daniel Okamura
Instructor, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

"I have used every other major digital platform that exists, and I can say that Vantage has no equal."

William Parent
Instructor, San Jacinto College

"My learners really enjoyed the SAGE Vantage experience. Many of them said it forced them to read, which aided in their comprehension…The feedback I received is that they all really enjoyed the interactive nature of the program, as well as the [number] of activities…"

Daniel Amoruso
Instructor, Boise State University
Key features
FAVORITE SAGE VANTAGE FEATURES

Features Instructors Love


Features Students Love



Enables Easy, 3-Step Course Creation. Our simple interface enables you to create your course in minutes so you can focus on content. Just enter your course information, select your assignments and grading preferences, and review your settings.

Drives Student Engagement. An evidence-based learning design integrates text content with frequent multimedia activities and learning assessments to facilitate better student preparation, engagement, and learning retention.
  • A student dashboard offers easy access to text content and visually tracks progress on assignments and assessments.
  • Study tools, including flashcards and note-taking, highlighting, and definition look-up capabilities, give students all they need for class preparation and course success.
  • Assignable Knowledge Checks (with helpful hints) provide formative assessments after each major section of text content to reinforce retention of key concepts.
  • Critical Thinking Checks and Chapter Quizzes provide summative assessments at the end of each chapter to measure progress and long-term retention.
  • Assignable video activities build critical thinking while consistently engaging students in an interactive application of text content.
Ensures Student Accountability. Auto-graded assignments feed your gradebook while instructor reports complement your ability to track student activity, assignment completion, and learning objective mastery. These real-time analytics provide quick insights into individual and class performance for tailoring course instruction to help you address the needs of struggling students.

Delivers First-day-of-class Access and Flexibility. With our 2-week grace period access, all students can use Vantage on the very first day of class. The flexibility to use Vantage on mobile, desktop, or tablet devices means your dynamic Vantage content will consistently be available to learners any time they need it.

Offers Best-in-class Technical Support and Training. Our personalized support for instructors, students, and LMS administrators facilitates an easy transition to Vantage and the quality service you’ve come to expect from SAGE.
  • Customizable Learning Management System (LMS) Integration. Our approach to integration empowers you to drive students to the content you want them to see in your LMS immediately following Single Sign On (SSO). In addition, automatic grade sync and full gradebook integration options can bolster timesaving, streamlined access to all your course content.
  • Dedicated Technical Support. We are proud to offer robust technical assistance from our team of SAGE educational technology experts based in New York. Instructors and students can access extended weekday and weekend support via phone, email, and online communication.
  • Live and Self-Service Training. Synchronous training sessions are available to every Vantage adopter and complement our full suite of self-service “how-to” tools. Guided walk-throughs of basic and advanced Vantage features and live Q & A discussions empower you to personalize your course design and determine how Vantage can best support your teaching goals.
KEY FEATURES OF DISCOVERING LEADERSHIP: DESIGNING YOUR SUCCESS, SECOND EDITION

New to this Edition:
  • New Your Why and What for Leading Chapter prompts students to consider their reasons for leading (their “why”) and the world in which they want to lead (their “what”), which together make up their purpose.
  • New DEI by Design sections in every chapter highlight important concepts and integrate them into effective leadership practices, broadening the range of student capacity and efficacy.
  • New topics and tools to address current issues, such as compassion, empathy, mindfulness, identity, vulnerability, both/and thinking, and crisis leadership.
  • Extensive updates referencing classic and current research add further venues to explore for readers.
Key Features:
  • Two foundational themes emphasized across all chapters of this book:
    • The purposeful design of leadership
    • Developing core competencies to face an unpredictable future. 
  • Unique design-based framework aligned with the definition of leadership, engages students in the purposeful, mindful design of their own leadership.
  • Practical examples, tools, and an inspirational tone that position students to want to take on leadership roles and continue their leadership learning journey.
  • CORE Attribute Builders consist of engaging, experiential activities that students can actively work on to develop their confidence, optimism, resilience, and engagement.
  • Skill Builder Activities are self-directed activities, tested for learning success in and out of real classrooms, in which students can develop important skills and gain richer understanding of specific concepts.
  • Leadership that Makes a Difference features profile leaders that have had an impact, many of whom students will find unexpected, to broaden students’ conception of who is a leader and what it means to make a difference.
  • Leadership by Design introduces simple yet powerful principles from the design field that leaders can apply to increase their influence and efficacy.
  • A unique section on designing the future highlights cutting-edge topics such as fostering a culture of innovation, entrepreneurial leadership, and seeing the long-term and big picture with sustainability and systems.
  • Myth or Reality? features examine perceptions and misconceptions of leadership and commonly held beliefs through established research and practice.
  • Reflection Questions prompt deeper thinking and discussion about the topics.

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