Article and video. Ramiro de la Rosa describes how leveraging gamification elements can motivate and engage students. He examines gamified elements and demonstrates gamification as a promising new pedagogy for fully online leadership courses. Read the article, then watch the video interview with Ramiro.
Article and video. The online spaces and places we create for learning are not meant to be populated only by students. Lisa Endersby explores pedagogical questions and strategies for online communities of practice. Read the article, then watch the video interview with Lisa.
Article and video. Kathy Guthrie provides practical strategies in developing an online service-learning course, as well as successes and challenges from experience teaching such classes. Read the article, then watch the video interview with Kathy.
Michael Useem and Erwann Michel-Kerjan discuss their book, detailing the 2010 earthquake in Chile that caused damage equal to 18% of their GDP and how leaders around the country facilitated Chile’s recovery. It’s a remarkable story of resilience and an instructive look at how leaders succeeded in the wake of a disaster.
ILA Member Spotlight. Yael Zofi, author of A Manager’s Guide to Virtual Teams, discusses managing virtual teams, facilitating cross cultural interactions online, and the four themes that recur in high performing virtual teams, regardless of size and type.
ILA Bppl Omterview. Erika Hayes James and Lynn Perry Wooten discuss their book, which provides a comprehensive overview of crisis types and general crisis handling strategies as well as a discussion of the individual capabilities necessary to effectively lead an organization in times of intense pressure.
ILA Book Interview. Paul ‘t Hart discusses his award-winning book, which examines how leaders deal with the strategic challenges they face, the political risks and opportunities they encounter, the errors they make, the pitfalls they need to avoid, and the paths away from crisis they may pursue.
ILA Conference Proceeding. Using the loss of the Space Shuttles Columbia and Challenger as a backdrop, Howard Kea discusses ways to address organizational psychology and emotional recovery from great tragedies.