"know thyself": Some personal reflections in teaching a subject on leadership and intrapersonal development

Ka Yu Florence Wu

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This article aims to provide insights gained from teaching a subject on leadership and intrapersonal development in the university setting. A teacher reflects upon the how her previous working experience influenced the teaching of the subject and the development of professionalism in the university setting. It is concluded that a teacher has to first understand and know oneself and this self-awareness benefits student learning.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)203-209
Number of pages7
JournalInternational Journal on Disability and Human Development
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2016


  • higher education
  • quality teaching
  • reflective attitude
  • teacher identity
  • university teaching

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Rehabilitation
  • Sensory Systems
  • Geriatrics and Gerontology
  • Psychiatry and Mental health
  • Advanced and Specialised Nursing
  • Speech and Hearing

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