ERIC Number: EJ1012252
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Jun
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 37
The Use of Case Study Competitions to Prepare Students for the World of Work
Burke, Monica Galloway; Carter, Joelle Davis; Hughey, Aaron W.
Industry and Higher Education, v27 n3 p156-161 Jun 2013
As we continue into the new millennium, it is imperative that educational institutions equip graduates with the knowledge and skills that are increasingly needed and valued by business and industry. In this article, the authors argue that the case study approach and, specifically, case study competitions constitute an ideal pedagogical strategy for achieving this objective in an effective and efficient manner, with resulting benefits for both students and employers.
Descriptors: Case Studies, Competition, Educational Needs, Learning Experience, Career Readiness, Employment Potential, Capacity Building, College Students, Relevance (Education), Business Education, Change Strategies, Improvement Programs, Education Work Relationship
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: Higher Education
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