ERIC Number: EJ883087
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Apr
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 85
New Horizons in Industry, Business and Education: Introduction and Conference Overview
Papadourakis, George M.
Industry and Higher Education, v24 n2 p79-86 Apr 2010
This special issue of "Industry and Higher Education" is devoted to a selection of papers, revised for publication, from the Sixth International Conference on "New Horizons in Industry, Business and Education" held on the island of Santorini, Greece, in August 2009. In this introductory paper the author provides an overview of the conference, summarizes the most important presentations, and offers some reflections on the conference outcomes. The key objective of the NHIBE 2009 was to identify the impact of new technologies on education, business and industry. Special attention was drawn to the innovative approaches and experiences developed in education in an effort to adapt teaching methods to the new technological era. Furthermore, business strategies and worldwide educational strategies were emphasized. The major topics were: educational strategies; career counseling; new educational methods; industry and education; entrepreneurship; corporate finance and governance; and business strategies.
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Industry, Foreign Countries, Career Counseling, Teaching Methods, Conference Papers, Public Education, Higher Education, Global Approach
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Primary Education; Secondary Education
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Identifiers - Location: Greece