Dr. Corey Seemiller has "cross-walked her student leader competencies with several leadership programs and with the the CAS six domains to guide institutions in the design and delivery of student learning and development outcomes. Following her format CODA has created a cross-walk between Seemiller's student leadership compentencies and:
The theme and topics found in the Connected Leadership Journal - Student Version
The six elements of the Connected Leadership Framework.
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Top 5 Most Prevalent Competencies Across Programs (2019)
Verbal Communication 79.5% (Category: Communication)
Although the context in which they would need to do it varies greatly, leaders frequently need to be able to communicate effectively with others through spoken word, including oral communication, sign language, and/or communication using assistive technology. this may take the form of speaking in front of a crowd, delivering a presentation, running a meeting, or conversing with someone one on one, among many others. Regardless of its delivery method, effective verbal communication allows a leader to inform, inspire, influence, counsel, and negotiate in a non written format.
Knowledge: Understanding strategies to effectively communicate verbally with others one on one, in groups, and/or in front of large audiences.
Value: Believing that in order to inform, inspire, influence, counsel, and/or negotiate with others, it is important to effectively communicate verbally.
Ability: Being able to effectively communicate with others one on eon, in groups, or in front of a large audience.
Behavior: Effectively communicating verbally with others one on one, in groups, and/or in front of a large audience.
Evaluation 74.38% (Category: Learning and Reasoning)
Leaders make difficult decisions every day. In order to make the best decisions possible, leaders must be able to sift through a vast array of information with a critical eye, determining the use and importance of every piece of information received. Leaders must be able to look at all of this information and determine which information has the most impact on their situation and which information is just interesting. Navigating through this vast array of information and determining what is useful, to what extent, and how it is useful can help inform leaders in making effective decisions.
Knowledge: Understanding how to use one's judgment to estimate the significance of particular information, thus determining it s value.
Value: Believing that information has degrees of value depending on the context that is important to use one's judgment to determine what extent and how the information may be valuable in a particular context.
Belief: Being able to use one's judgment to estimate the significance of particular information, thus determining its value.
Behavior: Using one's judgment to estimate the significance of particular information in a specific context, thus determining its value.
Ethics 69.42% (Category: Personal Behavior)
Leaders are not exempt from the standards others are held accountable to; leaders are the model that others follow. Leaders need to be aware that they have been entrusted to make decisions with far-reaching effectives and have a responsibility and obligation to hold themselves to a higher standard. Leaders who act ethically can gain the trust of those they work with, inspire others to greatness, and fulfill the duty of care for those they lead.
Knowledge: Understanding that ethics are standards of conduct based on socially accepted values and that acting in an unethical manner can promote productive functioning and well-being of groups and society.
Value: Believing that acting in an ethical manner can promote productive functioning and well-being of groups and society.
Ability: Being motivated to uphold standards of conduct based on socially acceptable values.
Behavior: Upholding standards of conduct based on socially accepted values.
Analysis 63.14% (Category: Learning and Reasoning)
Leaders are confronted every day with decisions that may have a large impact financially, organizationally, politically, socially, and/or interpersonally. With this responsibility comes the great need to understand situation in it entirety.
Knowledge: Understanding how to divide information into smaller components for critical examination in an effort to identify causes, factors, features, and impacts of the information as a whole.
Value: Believing that dividing information into smaller components for critical examination can be helpful in understanding both the individual pieces as well as the information as a whole and may be able to shed light on elements of the information that might not have been readily seen if one had not examined each component separately.
Ability: Being able to divide information into smaller components for critical examination in an effort to identify causes, factors, features, and impacts of the information as a whole.
Behavior: Dividing and examining information in detail to have a more comprehensive understanding of the information as a whole.
Research 55.37% (Category: Learning and Reasoning)
Leaders can often get inundated with the vast amount of information being produced and shared in a variety of formats, some of which is useful and some that is extraneous to the leaders' needs. I tis important that leaders can produce and distinguish useful, legitimate information that is most applicable to each leadership situation.
Knowledge: Understanding effective strategies to use when engaging in research, including understanding what constitutes legitimate research, knowing resources available to use when researching, understanding how to navigate through the vast array of information to effectively find the necessary information.
Value: Believing that the best information is derived from using effective research strategies; valuing is not gathering any information, but the best information.
Ability: Being able to research information effectively by being able to determine what constitutes legitimate research, effectively utilizing available resources when researching, and being able to navigate through the vase array of information to effectively find the necessary information.
Behavior: Using effective research strategies to not just gather any information, but the best information.
4 dimensions-knowledge, value, ability, and behavior.