|Author||: J B Arbaugh|
|Release Date||: 2010-07-01|
|ISBN 10||: 1780631618|
|Pages||: 218 pages|
Examines the state of research of online and blended learning in business disciplines with the intent of identifying opportunities for meaningful future research and enhancing the practice of online teaching in business schools. The book evaluates research from business disciplines such as accounting, economics, finance, information systems (IS), management, marketing, and operations/supply chain management. The author reports on topics attracting interest from scholars in the respective disciplines, the methods commonly used to examine those topics, and the most noteworthy conclusions to date from that research. Written by a leading scholar on online learning in the business disciplines The author is the current editor of the leading Learning and Education journal Focused on online and blended learning in business schools
|Author||: Peter Daly,Kristen Reid,Patrick Buckley,Elaine Doyle|
|Release Date||: 2016-07-14|
|ISBN 10||: 3319326228|
|Pages||: 143 pages|
This volume explores two aspects of change within higher education: macro factors governing and influencing the institutional environment, and micro issues taking place within the institutions themselves. The first part of the book examines some of the micro issues that influence business and economics pedagogy. It presents reflections and analyses of teaching roles and values, the enhancement of the student learning experience with technology and real world experiences, and what students want and need to learn. The second part of the book looks at the wider institutional environment of change – the shifts in values, new stakeholders, and a change of focus toward developing skills students need to succeed in business. The book highlights the inter-related nature of these changes and shows that both aspects are important in motivating and inspiring students to be able participants in a 21st century global society. Its focus on interdisciplinarity, curriculum structures, and changing stakeholders helps to analyse the roles and models of business and economics education in addressing the needs of today’s global environment.
|Author||: Dirk C. Moosmayer,Oliver Laasch,Carole Parkes,Kenneth G. Brown|
|Release Date||: 2020-08-04|
|ISBN 10||: 1529730309|
|Pages||: 640 pages|
Reflecting the rapid rise in popularity of recent initiatives such as the UN Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME), this handbook exhaustively covers a variety of responsible management, learning and education topics, and provides an invaluable roadmap for this fast-developing field. Covering various perspectives on the topic, right through to contexts, methods, outcomes and beyond, this volume will be an invaluable integrative resource for practitioners and researchers alike, and is designed to serve a range of communities that deal with topics related to sustainability, responsibility and ethics in management learning and education.
This book provides an archival forum for researchers, academics, practitioners and industry professionals interested and/or engaged in the reform of the ways of teaching and learning through advancing current learning environments towards smart learning environments. The contributions of this book are submitted to the International Conference on Smart Learning Environments (ICSLE 2014). The focus of this proceeding is on the interplay of pedagogy, technology and their fusion towards the advancement of smart learning environments. Various components of this interplay include but are not limited to: Pedagogy- learning paradigms, assessment paradigms, social factors, policy; Technology- emerging technologies, innovative uses of mature technologies, adoption, usability, standards and emerging/new technological paradigms (open educational resources, cloud computing, etc.)
Questions about the status, identity and legitimacy of business schools in the modern university system continue to stimulate debate amongst deans, educational policy makers and commentators. In this book, three world experts share their critical insights on management education and new business school models in the USA, Europe and Asia, on designing the business school of the future, and how to make it work. They look at how the business school is changing and focus in particular on emergent global challenges and innovations in curricula, professional roles, pedagogy, uses of technology and organisational delineations. Set within the context of a wider discussion about management as a profession, the authors provide a systematic, historical perspective, analysing major trends in business school models, and reviewing a wealth of current literature, to provide an informed and unique perspective that is firmly grounded in practical and experimental analysis.
In a period of change, consolidation and cut-backs as well as rapid technological developments, the business school library is often at the forefront of new initiatives and innovative approaches to delivering and managing information in the most responsive yet cost-effective manner possible. In this unique book a respected group of business library directors from prestigious institutions around the world come together to reflect on the key challenges facing their libraries today, from change management to technology and communications to space. They document the state of the sector during a time of fundamental change, draw on their own local contexts to explore topics and concepts and share their insights into what the future might bring. This book will be essential reading not only for librarians working in business, management or social sciences disciplines but for all professionals managing library and information services.
There is currently a technological revolution taking place in higher education. The growth of e-learning is being described as explosive, unprecedented, and above all, disruptive. This timely and comprehensive book provides a coherent framework for understanding e-learning in higher education. The authors draw on their extensive research in the area to explore the technological, pedagogical and organisational implications of e-learning, and more importantly, they provide practical models for educators to use to realise the full potential of e-learning. A unique feature of the book is that the authors focus less on the ever-evolving technologies and more on the search for an understanding of these technologies from an educational perspective. This book will be invaluable for researchers, practitioners and senior administrators looking for guidance on how to successfully adopt e-learning in their institutions. It will also appeal to anyone with an interest in the impact of e-learning on higher education and society.
This essential guide should be on the desk of any library and information professional, records manager, archivist or knowledge manager involved in planning and introducing an ERM system, whether in a public or private sector organization. Information professionals currently face the challenge of providing end-user education and staff training to very large and diverse groups, whilst integrating the use of ICT into their teaching. But there seems to be a tendency within the literature to focus solely on face-to-face learning or on e-learning, and this is a lost opportunity. This book offers a new blended learning approach, combining the two techniques to make best use of the advantages of each while minimizing the disadvantages. It provides information professionals with a practical guide to the design and delivery of such training programmes, illustrated with a range of library-based examples, checklists and case studies. Many organizations establish projects, sometimes using external funding, as a means of developing their education and training provision, and the book provides a practical overview of this subject in the context of blended learning. Key areas covered include: technologies in the classroom virtual communication tools integrated learning environments websites and web tools models of teaching and learning planning and designing learning activities individual and group learning coaching and mentoring engaging with communities of interest and practice managing learning and teaching projects. Readership: This unique book will be of great value to any information professionals involved in establishing and delivering end-user education and staff development, whatever their previous experience. It will also benefit staff developers in school, college and higher education, library and information students, independent consultants and trainers, and information suppliers such as database providers.
|Author||: Piet Van den Bossche,Wim H. Gijselaers,Richard G. Milter|
|Publisher||: Springer Science & Business Media|
|Release Date||: 2013-03-29|
|ISBN 10||: 9400761376|
|Pages||: 163 pages|
This book tackles the latest challenges in education in the business sector, outlining how the students of the future must be taught to adapt to a highly fluid business environment in which their ability to acquire new skills and collaborate with others is more important than possessing facts. Taking its cue from the growing body of theory advocating multi-faceted and often multilingual education, the book focuses on ‘competences’ and collaborative, team-oriented, project-based learning. Beginning with a set of studies on the differences in individual learning and ways of supporting students, the volume moves on to a collection of papers on learning at the level of the group, which include material on team learning, and the sharing of knowledge in problem-based learning. The editors view these factors in education as an inevitable feature of pedagogy, reflecting the fact that knowledge, and its acquisition, is increasingly collaborative in our working lives, and especially in business. A final section applies the principles developed in the first two parts at an organizational level, evaluating the enormous implications these developments in our ideas about learning have for the educational institutions charged with teaching future generations. Combining research and theory with practical factors in business education and training, the volume provides wide-ranging perspectives on developing best practice in the sector.
The third edition of E-Learning in the 21st Century provides a coherent, comprehensive, and empirically-based framework for understanding e-learning in higher education. Garrison draws on his decades of experience and extensive research in the field to explore technological, pedagogical, and organizational implications. The third edition has been fully updated throughout and includes new material on learning technologies, MOOCs, blended learning, leadership, and the importance and role of social connections in thinking and learning, highlighting the transformative and disruptive impact that e-learning has recently had on education.
This work contains a Foreword by Dorothy Marriss, Deputy Vice Chancellor and Dean, School of Health and Social Care, University of Chester. This practical guide promotes evidence-based teaching. It provides a thorough, critical analysis of various healthcare teaching strategies, offering new strategies and an integrative approach promoting blended learning, self-directed study, simulation, the use of medical humanities and story-telling. Health and social care educators in all sectors and across all fields will find this book invaluable, as will education policy makers and shapers, and health and social care professionals with an interest in education and professional development. 'This book gives the reader an immensely readable account of the move healthcare education has made into the 21st Century. The move from a syllabus of training detailing concise statements in relation to learning to a curriculum for education that emphasises learning strategy and outcomes is a fairly recent development in education planning. Now the teacher is a facilitator of learning with the expertise to create a stimulating learning environment. I highly recommend this book as a rich source of education development for the new teacher and as a refresher for the more experienced teacher' - Dorothy Marriss, in the Foreword.
|Author||: Stacey, Elizabeth,Gerbic, Philippa|
|Publisher||: IGI Global|
|Release Date||: 2009-04-30|
|ISBN 10||: 1605662976|
|Pages||: 382 pages|
Provides insight into the practice of blended learning in higher education.