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Real Learning Opportunities at Business School and Beyond

Daly, Peter, Gijbels, David (Eds.)

2009, XI, 246 p.

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  • Linking research, theory and practice in business education and training
  • Unique focus on innovation in business education and training
  • Bridging formal education and training/learning in the professions
  • Offers eclectic research contributions on instructional design, best practice, reflection and learning

This is the 2009 volume in the Advances in Business Education and Training Book Series. The Series aims to foster advancement in the field and to serve as an international forum for scholarly and state-of-the-art research and development.

This volume offers challenging thoughts on constructing meaningful learning both within the academy and in collaboration with outside stakeholders. It comprises two major sections: research into business education and best practice in business education. The research contributions explore the incorporation of theoretical frameworks and the exploitation of clicker technology in classroom practice, the integration of reflective writing into work placements to support learning, the exposure of ideas about morally leading change and its impact on leadership aspirations, large group business learning, self-theories, goal orientations and achievement motivations, and Chinese students’ perceptions of intercultural competence in tutors. Other research contributions look beyond the business school to explore entrepreneurs’ perceptions of their existing business model. The best practice contributions discuss master thesis supervision, MBA study tours designed to increase global exposure, the use of authentic learning materials in career writing courses, and cross cultural innovations.

 

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Business - MBA - Management - Marketing - business education - business schools - clicker technology - communication - development - higher education - innovation - management training - problem based learning - real learning opportunities - work placement

Related subjects » Higher Education - Learning & Instruction - Professional & Vocational Education

Table of contents 

Real Learning Opportunities in Business Schools and Beyond: An Introduction.- Cops for Cops: An Innovative Use of Communities of Practice in an MBA Program Offered for Police Officers.- Chinese Students’ Perceptions of the Intercultural Competence of Their Tutors in PBL.- Business Learning in Large Groups: Experimental Results of Problem-Based Learning.- Business Students’ Self-Theories, Goal Orientations, and Achievement Motivations.- Self-Directed Learning Readiness, Individualism–Collectivism and Adult Student Learning in Online Environment: Development and Test of a Causal Model.- Reflections on Reflections: The Use of Logs in Student Work Placement to Support Business Learning.- The “Clicker” Project: A Scholarly Approach to Technology Integration.- Business Entrepreneurs’ Mindsets on Their Enterprises’ Business Model.- Does Exposure to Ideas About “Morally Leading Change” Make a Difference in Students’ Leadership Aspirations?.- Making Sense of Experiential Learning in Management Education.- Knowledge Production and Generating Value: Taking the Dual Hurdle of Rigor and Relevance in an Entrepreneurial Way.- Best Practice in Business Education.- Global Exposure in Leading MBA Programs.- Innovation in Cross Border Learning.- Master Thesis Supervision.- Redesigning and Marketing a German Business Communication Course.- Getting Real? Using Reality TV as a Memorable Way of Introducing Semi-authentic Business Interaction to Students of Business Communication.

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