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Thieman Dino, Angela Lea Senior Instructor

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Research Areas research areas

Research

keywords

  • youth and social change, ethnography and cultural anthropology, human rights and development, leadership and complexity

Teaching

courses taught

  • COEN 2050 - Engineering Leadership Gateway
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018
    Examines concepts of engineering leadership and the essential skills required to become an effective leader. Together students will explore leadership principles, creative and critical thinking, interpersonal skills (e.g. collaboration, conflict resolution, leading in diverse communities), intrapersonal development (e.g. self-appraisal, reflective practice, personal leadership philosophy), organizational competencies (e.g. planning, sustainability, climate), effective communication and ethical decision-making. Fulfills Engineering humanities/social science requirements.
  • COEN 3050 - Complex Leadership Challenges
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019 / Spring 2020
    Approaches leadership as a process of inquiry, empathy, and action, cultivating skills leaders need to understand, communicate about, and generate innovative approaches to complex issues. Each student conducts extensive, principled research about a complex social issue of their choice, investigating its multidimensionality by applying different analytic lenses. Instructor consent required for students not in Engineering Leadership. Formerly COEN 3050.
  • COEN 3051 - Leadership Seminar 1: Launching the Leadership Experience
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018
    Practicing needs assessment, decision-making and planning skills, students take this seminar to prepare for their Leadership Experience (required for completion of the Engineering Leadership Certificate). Students work in collaboration with each other, their Engineering Leadership Program mentors and campus/community organizations and leaders to lay the foundation for and launch their individually unique Leadership Experiences.
  • COEN 3052 - Leadership Seminar 2: Leadership Experience
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019 / Spring 2020
    Tackling a leadership experience of their own design, students undertake a key component of the Engineering Leadership Program experience and a requirement for the completion of the Engineering Leadership Certificate. Guides students through a process of planning, executing and evaluating their leadership experience and progress toward personalized leadership development goals. Coursework involves working with a mentor, collaborating with peers and conducting research.
  • COEN 3053 - Leadership Seminar 3: ELP Synthesis and Final ePortfolio
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Spring 2020
    Progressing through this course, students complete the ePortfolio that demonstrates fulfillment of the requirements of the Engineering Leadership Certificate, reflecting upon synthesizing and discerning practical applications of the leadership experiences tackled throughout throughout their time at CU.
  • CYBR 5505 - Leading Oneself
    Primary Instructor - Summer 2018
    Provides working engineers a background in leadership concepts and methods and enables students to develop practical leadership skills through numerous in-class exercises and experimentation based assignments. Topics include authentic leadership, motivating self and others, cultivating emotional intelligence, personal mastery, creating accountability, conflict resolution, leading change and organizational culture. Required for all Engineering Management degree students. Same as EMEN 5050.
  • EMEN 5050 - Leading Oneself
    Primary Instructor - Summer 2018
    Provides working engineers a background in leadership concepts and methods and enables students to develop practical leadership skills through numerous in-class exercises and experimentation based assignments. Topics include authentic leadership, motivating self and others, cultivating emotional intelligence, personal mastery, creating accountability, conflict resolution, leading change and organizational culture. Required for all Engineering Management degree students. Same as CYBR 5505.
  • ENLP 2000 - Leadership, Fame and Failure
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2020
    Examines the ambition, moral character, prudence and grit required for effective leadership. Common causes of leadership failure are also considered. A wide variety of ancient and modern leaders are studied in the disciplines of science and technology, politics, business and military affairs using primary source readings in history, philosophy and literature. Also explores whether leadership is a teachable art.
  • ENLP 3000 - Intelligent Leadership
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019 / Fall 2019
    Investigates what it means to be a smart leader. In small, discussion-based classes, explores science fiction texts and social science research that generate fundamental questions about the dimensions, manifestations and value of intelligence in contexts related to leadership. Students explore social science research about how course themes are reflected in present-day, real-life technologies, policies and cultural phenomena.
  • PRLC 2820 - Multilevel Issues in Leadership
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018
    Studies multilevel issues that originate in organizational settings but carry community and global implications. Encourages students to fully explore the complexity and interrelatedness of issues with a special emphasis on leadership and ethical implications.

Background

International Activities

global connections related to teaching and scholarly work (in recent years)