SAMPLE ECD (Expanded Course Description)
ML581: DEVELOPING YOUR LEARNING PLAN (4 units)
MA in Global Leadership Cohort
A global context requires leaders who understand
reality beyond their respective national borders; accordingly, the formation
and development of leadership must be reconceived. In this introductory course
of the Master of Arts in Global Leadership, (student) leaders play a
significant role in their respective educational process as they develop their
own comprehensive learning plans for the entire degree program. Beyond
individual learning, each leader experiences the benefits of both joining a
diverse Christian community as well as enlisting in a like-minded group of
practitioners in an online learning environment.
Upon successful completion of this
course, the student will have:
- Performed a
learning needs assessment in conjunction with the student’s ministry community.
- Practiced various habits of spiritual formation and identified resources
to facilitate leadership development.
- Performed tasks
using online educational tools and methods.
learning from church and mission leaders worldwide.
- Reviewed various
monastic “rules” and decide on a common way of living for the cohort group.
- Investigated adult
- Designed a
comprehensive learning plan for the student’s Master of Arts program.
The class will meet on the Internet using a
10-week lesson schedule aligned with Fuller’s academic calendar. Each week,
students and the instructor will interact with course material through
journaling, threaded discussions, and web-based research.
SAMPLE: Do not order books from this ECD. Check the link to the course in the appropriate quarter for your cohort via the Registrar's Course Schedule.
K. Farrington, 2006. Living Faith Day by
Day: How the Sacred Rules of Monastic Traditions Can Help You Live Spiritually
in the Modern World. Authors Choice Press.
(Pub. Price $20.95)
A. Fryling, 2010. The Leadership Ellipse.
InterVarsity Press. ISBN 978080383538-6
(Pub. Price $13.00)
Vella, 2002. Learning to Listen, Learning to Teach: The Power of Dialogue in
Educating Adults. Jossey-Bass. ISBN: 9780787959678
(Pub. Price $35)
Wenger, Richard McDermott, and William M. Snyder, 2002. Cultivating Communities of Practice. Harvard Business School Press. ISBN: 9781578513307 (Pub. Price $35)
D. Kenneson, 1999. Life on the Vine: Cultivating the Fruit of the Spirit in Christian
Community. Downers Grove, IL:
InterVarsity Press. ISBN:
9780830822195 (Pub. Price $16)
- Robert J. Clinton, 1999. Reading on the Run: Continuum Reading Concepts. Altadena, CA: Barnabas Publishers. ISBN: 9781932814149 (Pub. Price $4)
threaded discussions, journaling, web research.
reviews, a learning needs assessment, agreement on a common rule.
5,000-word learning plan which guides the student’s entire educational
This course is only available to those who are
accepted into the MA in Global Leadership.
A required course for the Cohort portion of the MA
in Global Leadership. NO AUDITORS.
This ECD is a reliable guide to the course design but is subject to