Tan Lei Shek, Wynants W.L. Ho

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The curriculum of a lecture about spirituality in the course entitled “Tomorrow’s leaders” developed by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University is introduced in this chapter. With reference to the basic tenets of outcome-based learning, the intended learning outcomes and the curriculum structure are illustrated. The following topics related to the construct of spirituality are included in this paper: definition and basic concepts of spirituality, theories of spirituality, antecedents of spirituality, spirituality and adolescent developmental outcomes, spirituality and leadership, and ways to promote spiritual leadership. Topics for reflections are also presented at the end of the chapter.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLeadership
Subtitle of host publicationPromoting Leadership and Intrapersonal Development in University Students
PublisherNova Science Publishers, Inc.
Number of pages11
ISBN (Electronic)9781536119701
ISBN (Print)9781536119503
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2017


  • Curriculum development
  • Leadership subject
  • Life meaning
  • Spirituality

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences(all)

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