The ability to develop and employ competent leaders with a global understanding has and continues to be a major challenge facing today’s universities and professional workforce. To effectively lead within today’s globalized society, it is imperative that leadership skills and knowledge relevant to international contexts be included within the leadership development and educational process. Through conceptual discussion and specific examples, the authors will argue that utilizing learner-centered instruction techniques such as cultural experiences, learner-centered assignments, and international leadership immersion experiences are all important ways to disseminate important leadership skills and knowledge. Keywords: Global Leadership, International Immersion, International Leadership Experience, Leadership Development, Learner-Centered Instruction.
INTERNATIONAL LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT THROUGH LEARNER-CENTERED INSTRUCTION