Why a penguin, of course.
According to the abstract, “This teaching technique is designed to prepare students to understand health topics and how to be leaders for change in a fun way.”
After mastering this technique, “[middle and high school] students should be able to understand how using Kotter and Rathgeber’s (2005) leadership and change principles may build success and improve health; embody the penguin Fred to develop change solutions for the problem of obesity in youth; and, discuss their developed health change plans with the class.”
Liller is a professor in the USF College of Public Health’s Department of Community and Family Health. She also directs USF’s Doctoral Student Leadership Institute, a unique program that prepares doctoral students for leadership positions in a variety of settings, in and out of academia. In 2012, the American Association for the Advancement of Science named her a Fellow.