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CLED 745 Leadership & Cultural Contextualization
The resources below are provided in the course at no cost to the student.
Bridges, Jerry. (2018) True Community. Colorado Springs, CO: NavPress. ISBN: 9781617471759.
Cultural Intelligence Assessment. (Note: This online resource is included in the course fee. No separate purchase is required.)
Hiebert, P. G. (2008). Transforming worldviews: An anthropological understanding of how people change. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic. ISBN: 9780801027055.
Lingenfelter, S. (2008). Leading cross-culturally: Covenant relationships for effective Christian leadership. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic. ISBN: 9780801036057.
Livermore, D. (2016). Driven by difference: How Great Companies fuel innovation through diversity. New York, NY: AMACOM. ISBN 9780814436530.
Livermore, D. (2015). Leading with cultural intelligence: The real secret to success. New York, NY: AMACOM. ISBN 9780814449172.
American Psychological Association. Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (Current ed.).
Disclaimer: The above resources provide information consistent with the latest research regarding the subject area. Liberty University does not necessarily endorse specific personal, religious, philosophical, or political positions found in these resources.
Additional Materials for Learning
Textbook readings and lecture presentations
Course Requirements Checklist
After reading the Course Syllabus and Student Expectations, the student will complete the related checklist found in the Course Overview
For these discussions, each student is required to create a thread in response to the provided prompt for each discussion. Each thread must be at least 400 words and demonstrate course-related knowledge. In addition to the thread, the student is required to reply to 2 other classmates’ threads. Each reply must be at least 200 words. (MLO A & B)
Book Critique: Bridges Assignment
The student will write a Book Critique that is 750–1,000 words and in current APA format. Book Critique: Bridges covers True Community. (MLO A & B)
Book Critique: Livermore Assignment
The student will write a Book Critique that is 750–1,000 words and in current APA format. Book Critique: Livermore covers Driven by Difference: How Great Companies Fuel Innovation through Diversity. (MLO A & B)
Leading in Cultural Context: Proposal Assignment
The student will present a proposal for the Leading in Cultural Context Paper that identifies the specific topic of the paper, a suggested thesis statement for the paper, and at least 10 sources for the paper. The paper must address a topic related to leadership in diverse cultural environments. This assignment must be in current APA format. (MLO C & D)
Annotated Bibliography Assignment
The student will complete an Annotated Bibliography with at least 20 sources (including at least 5 articles, at least 5 books, and no more than 3 websites) in preparation for the Leading in Cultural Context Paper. The annotations must demonstrate how the resources are likely to be important to a thorough academic analysis of the student’s topic or the application of cultural contextualization to one’s leadership environment. The student will display critical analysis and interaction between writers rather than an “encyclopedic” listing style. Each annotation must be 150–200 words and in current APA format. (MLO C & D)
CQ Assessment Assignment
Students will complete the CQ Assessment prior to completing the CQ Assessment Reflection Assignment. The grade for the CQ Assessment will be automatically posted to the Gradebook. (MLO B)
CQ Assessment Reflection Assignment
The student must complete the CQ Assessment online (the grade will be automatically posted once completed). Following the assessment, the student will write a reflection of at least 1,500 words. (MLO B)
Leading in Cultural Context: Paper Assignment
The student will write a 4,000–5,000-word research-based paper in current APA format on a topic that focuses on leading a multicultural ministry team. The paper must include at least 15 sources in addition to the course textbooks and at least 20 citations in addition to at least 2 biblical references. (MLO B, C, & D)
Reflection on Course Assignment
The student will write a 1,000–1,200-word reflection essay in current APA format. The essay will answer the question “How has this course shaped your thinking in the following areas related to leadership and cultural contextualization: 1) biblical community, 2) cultural intelligence, and 3) leading in a multi-cultural environment?” (MLO C & D)