Week 10 – 10/31: Listening to Outgroup Members/FTF Meeting

Learning Outcomes

As a result of completing this module, students will be able to:

  1. Reflect on experiences as member of outgroup and the role of the group leader
  2. Consider how they might see outgroups occur in future career and select most useful strategies for handling out-groups effectively
  3. Analyze the pros and cons of trying to include out-group members

Due Date Overview

Work Due Tuesday: 10/28 Due Friday: 10/31
Required Reading Chapter 9 None
Learning Activities GooglePresentation Discussion  | Outgroup Video Clip Participation
Assignments Attend face-to-face session

Required Reading

  • Northouse, P. G. (2009). Introduction to leadership: Concepts and practice. Los Angeles: Sage Publications. Chapter 9

Learning Activities

Due Tuesday, 10/28

  • GooglePresentation Discussion: Navigate to your assigned slides and respond to the five questions.  Click on the collaborative presentation below and follow the instructions on the slide.  To edit the presentation, click the “options” wheel on the bottom.
  • Outgroup VideoClip: Search youtube and the web for a short video clip that represent the out-group dynamic discussed in the text. Embed the video on a blog post (titled something that creatively represents your clip) and provide a brief explanation of what you see happening with the out-group and what, if anything, the leader is doing to contribute/assist the out-group.

Due Friday, 10/31 (before class)

  • Participation: Respond to at least TWO of your classmate’s responses to the discussion. When reading your colleague’s post, be mindful. Do you agree or disagree with their assessment of the reading/perspectives? Why? Is there something your colleague missed that would help inform his/her post? Do you have questions that are unanswered after reading their post? Have we/you read another article that offers different insight into the topic? If so, how would that author feel about your classmate’s post?