Student Reflection

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On the first day of this course, Dr. Simmons and all of his PT 530 students verbally affirmed a written contract articulated in a 21 page syllabus. According to the syllabus, students were expected to be able to meet five outcomes: Demonstrate Knowledge, Conduct Group and Individual Research, Address Environmental Problems, Make Ethical Decisions In Care for Others, and Communicate in a Scholarly fashion. The purpose of this final assignment is to briefly describe how I met the student learning outcomes for the course.
Demonstrate Knowledge / Conduct Group and Individual Research
During the course, we completed two group projects and four individual assessments. Within Leadership Team Three, we researched two trends within the economic sphere identified in Twenty-One Trends for the 21st Century: Out of the Trenches and Into the Future, by Gary Marx. Through various internet searches uncovering business studies, articles, scholarly journals, and government census data, we found material that gave us deeper insight into the context of careers, job markets, and requirements for today’s society. Based on the research, we learned that the economy of today and tomorrow requires new and improved physical, social, technological, educational, and policy strategies as well as infrastructure to accommodate the innovation of the information era. (Marx, 2014) The biggest takeaway, was that as ministry leaders, if we are not aware of current and emerging trends regarding the
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