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Lefoe, G., Parrish, D. & Smigiel, H. (2007). Enhancing higher education through leadership capacity development: Progressing the faculty scholars' model.. Enhancing Higher Education, Theory and Scholarship, Proceedings of the 30th HERDSA Annual Conference (pp. 304-309). Milperra, NSW: HERDSA.


This showcase provides an overview of a leadership capacity building initiative for the scholarship of teaching through a faculty-based scholars network, which supports strategic change through leadership, activities embedded in authentic learning tasks. The new leaders developed through this initiative will provide a critical mass for extending the network by adopting a cascade model for distributive leadership through mentoring of future implementations within and across institutions. This showcase will provide a review of the literature, and an overview of the work in progress. It will conclude with a presentation of some guiding principles for discussion and a call for expressions of interest for cascade partners

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