Educational Innovation in Economics and Business V: Business Education for the Changing Workplace / Edition 1

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Overview

The Information and Communication Technology revolution results in profound changes to the heart of business and economics. Changes in the workplace, new communication technology, new organizational structures, and new production technologies force business educators to renew their focus on the curricula of business schools. There is no doubt these changes influence business education and instructional technology. But change will go far beyond the mere introduction of technology in the classroom. Alliances between the corporate world and business education are no longer fictitious but are necessary to establish stronger bonds between educational systems and the workplace.
The fifth volume in the series Educational Innovation in Economics and Business contains a unique selection of articles addressing various issues on how business education should adapt to changing needs of the corporate world. It is meant for educators in corporate training centers, and for teachers in further and higher education.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789048155583
  • Publisher: Springer Netherlands
  • Publication date: 12/2/2010
  • Series: Educational Innovation in Economics and Business (closed) , #5
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2000
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 462
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.97 (d)

Table of Contents

Contributors. Preface. Acknowledgements. The Editors. Part I: Learning in a Changing Workplace. Developing Added Value Skills Within an Academic Program Through Work Based Learning; S. Falconer, M. Pettigrew. Leadership Education in a Changing Workplace; J. Frederick, C. Dalglish. New Training Methods: A Giant Leap of Faith? D. Monk. The Economics of the Learning Organization and the Role of Economics in the Organization of Learning; J.G. Nellis, S. Regan. Part II: Technology and Innovation. The IS Department Defines the Future of the College of Business; J. Perotti. Informatics Engineering and Business Informatics in the Ict Society: Substitutes Or Complements? H. Heijke, G. Ramaekers. An Innovative Approach to Teaching Investments Using Information Technology; R.J. Curcio. People, Knowledge, and the Internet: Redefining Categories, Concepts, and Models; T. Dumova. Integration of Groupware Into a MIS Curriculum; G. Corbitt, et al. Part III: Innovative Learning Methods. Innovative Business Education: 'Problem-oriented Learning' - Some Results; N. Bastiaanse, L. Paul. Competitions and Problem-Based Learning: The Effect of an Externally Set Competition on a Cross-Curricular Project in Marketing and Design; F. Brassington, A. Smith. A Problem-Based Learning Approach to Business Software Skills; V. Perotti, et al. Some Evidence on the Use of Writing Intensive Methods in the Principles of Macroeconomics Courses; M. Milkman, et al. Designing Assignments and Classroom Discussions to Foster Critical Thinking at Different Levels in the Curriculum; S.K. Wolcott. Part IV: Curriculum Issues. Distance Learning: Paradigm Shift or Pedagogical Drift?; T.A. Creahan, B. Hoge. The Integration of Service Management Principles in A Business School Curriculum; K. Eringa, H. Otting. Promoting the Human Element in Resource Based Learning for Undergraduate Business Education Programs; N. Harris, et al. Non-Prescriptive Guidelines For More Effective Learning About High Quality Leadership, In Management Education and Development; E. Rausch, J.B. Washbush. Cross-Cultural Learning Practices for Business Education; K.R. Jensen. Lessons Learned: The Implementation of an Innovative Core Curriculum in Business; V.S. Perotti. Part V: New Assessment Procedures. Who Am I, What Do I Want, What Can I Do? An Assessment Centre as Part of the HBO Curriculum; V. Bruijns, E. Pieké. The Assessment Center: Global Issues and Local Responses; M.K. McCuddy, et al. Assessment & Development Centers in a Problem-based Learning Environment; W. Zwaal, K. Eringa. Part VI: Cognition and Learning. What Should We Expect to be Different about How Expert Business Economists Solve Problems? B.K. O'Rourke. Tracking Down the Knowledge Structure of Students; F. Vernooij. Index.

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