We are motivated using the rewards of being to learn something in class and getting good grades and inversely, we will get failing grade and be admonished if we do not do well in class.
As a leader, Terence Fletcher is a wise figure because the class looks up to him. There is so much we can learn from him and we respect him very much. He is also our role model. In class, he is always around to help us with our lessons and even pushes to perform. He motivates his class to believe in themselves that they can anything if they want it. The class could feel that he really wanted us to succeed not only in his subject but also in whatever endeavor we would like to be. Only that sometimes Terence Fletcher pushes some of his student hard which touches them in a wrong way that instead of being motivated, they felt being pushed too hard.
Terence Fletcher encourages open communication with his class as part of his leadership style. He encourages to articulate ourselves not only as part of the subject of encouraging us to think but also as a method of his leadership of knowing and communicating with the students to make teaching more effective.
2. Our instructor’s leadership style is effective to some students and not effective to some. While we understand that it is the job of a teacher to motivate and push student’s to learn, each student has different learning styles and pace. After all, as the lecture of Fiedler’s Contingency Theory states, “Leader’s effectiveness depends on the fit between leader’s style and situation” which means that an effective leader or teacher adjusts according to the situation or the need of the student. For most students, our teacher’s leadership of encouraging us to do anything and helping us succeed is effective but applying the same style to all students may not work all the time.
Some students like to pace their learning and does not feel motivated when they are pushed too much that instead of being motivated, they felt being pushed too hard.