As an educator, are you struggling with any of the following challenges? Do you know what competencies, capacities, attitudes, and perspectives learners need to develop so they can be contributing, productive members of organizations and society? What resource constraints do you need to address in trying to provide innovative and meaningful education? How can you make the learning process more effective? How can you best use technology to effectively deliver content and meaningfully engage learners in the educational process? What can you do to help people become effective leaders of businesses and other organizations in an increasingly complex and values-driven world that is changing rapidly and often contentiously? How do you accommodate the needs of learners throughout their lives? How do you accomplish all of this in a multicultural and global environment? If you are facing any of these challenges, this volume is a "must read" ¾ it tackles these questions and more, providing perspectives and insights from leading educators around the globe. This volume will help educators and the educational enterprise become more innovative, efficient, and effective in addressing the teaching/learning challenges associated with helping students prepare to face their own challenges as leaders and followers in an increasingly complex, uncertain, and global economy.
Contributing Authors,- Acknowledgments,- Editorial Team,- Preface ,- PART I: INTRODUCTION ,- The Challenges of Educating People to Lead in a Challenging World: Michael K. McCuddy,- PART II: THE TEACHING/LEARNING CONUNDRUM: ISSUES, CHALLENGES, AND PROSPECTS ,- 'Learning on Demand' The Education Objective for the Knowledge Economy: Ken Morse,- The Model of Cooperative Contextual Change A Process for Implementing Problem-based Learning:Alessandro Biscaccianti & Thomas C. Neil,- Dealing with Dilemmas in Contemporary Higher Education Universitat Oberta de Catalunya: Anne-Marie De Jonghe,- From Teaching to Learning A Tempus Tacis Project as a Catalyst for Change in Post-Soviet Georgia: Jackie Stephens & Jan Hellberg,- Lifelong Learning in Higher Education Is There a Gap Between the Idea and its Application in Higher Education?: Aileen M. Sibbald & John Troy,- Implementing and Sustaining Educational Innovations: Michael K. McCuddy & Wendy L. Pirie,- Willingness to Innovate Use, Misuse, and Abuse of Student Evaluations of Instruction : Michael K. McCuddy & Wendy L. Pirie,- PART III: ASSESSING THE DIMENSIONS AND CHARACTERISTICS OF LEARNING AND LEARNERS,- The Identification of Constructivist Pedagogy in Different Learning Environments: Hans Otting & Wichard Zwaal,- Learning in Venture Creation Development of Competence in Translating Business Ideas into Practice: Johann Seiwald,- Commonalities in Attitudes and Beliefs Toward Different Academic Subjects: Dirk Tempelaar & Jan Nijhuis,- Multicultural Perceptions of the Entrepreneurial Lifestyle: Ben Martz, Tom Neil, Alessandro Biscaccianti, & Robert Williams,- Developing Learning Materials for the Unknown Online Learner: Andrew Ashwin & Kieren Pitts,- ‘Credit Where Credit’s Due’ Piloting the Accreditation of Experiential Learning ¾ A Case Study: Stewart Falconer & John Troy,- PART IV: DEVELOPING COMPETENCIES FOR CAREER SUCCESS: ISSUES AND PRACTICES,- Teaching for Life ¾ GenericCapabilities that Link University
Learning with Workplace Learning: Jennifer Radbourne,- How Distance Education Can Sustain the Development of Competencies: Herman van den Bosch,- The Ethical Education of Future Leaders An Approach for Helping Students Become Authentic Ethical Role Models: Michael K. McCuddy,- Developing Critical Thinking Skills Online to Facilitate a Discursive Multicultural Classroom: Meredith Godat & Kate Whiteley-De Graaf,- Competence Development in Entrepreneurship The Role of University Education: Greet Fastré & Anita Van Gils,- PART V: USING TECHNOLOGY TO FACILITATE TEACHING AND LEARNING,- LMS, LCMS, and E-Learning Environments Where Did the Didactics Go?: MARJOLEIN C. J. CANIËLS, ANKE H. J. SMEETS-VERSTRAETEN, & HERMAN M. J. VAN DEN BOSCH,- Adoption of Blended Learning by Faculty An Exploratory Analysis: Marc Humbert,- Digital Media U, the Sectoral University Applying the Concept of a Corporate University to a Business Sector: Tim Cappelli & David Russell,- Design and Implementation of Various Web-Based Courses which
Involve a Didactic Technique The ITESM Model: Aurora González Turnbull, Rubén D. Santiago Acosta, & Blanca J. Garza Flores,- Action E-learning
An Exploratory Case Study Examining the Impact of Action Learning on the Design of Management-level Web-based Instruction: Deborah DeWolfe Waddill,- Online Internet Testing Lower Perceived Performance by Students: Wm. Benjamin Martz & Morgan M. Shepherd,- PART VI: TEACHING AND LEARNING INSIGHTS FROM UNIQUE APPLICATIONS,- Bridging the Knowing-Doing Gap Powerful Ideas for Innovative Learning Design and the Use of IT
in Corporate Education: Sergio Vasquez Bronfman,- Educating Professionals Leveraging Diversity in Globalizing Education: Ard Huizing, Rik Maes, & Thomas J. P. Thijssen,- Social Entrepreneurship and Cultural Change The Relevance of a Public Sector Experiment for Innovative
Education: THOMAS J. P. THIJSSEN & FONS T. J.