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Lewis, Rolla E.; Herb, Courtney; Mundy-Mccook, Erin; Capps-Jenner, Natalie – Educational Action Research, 2019
This article is a collaboration involving a professor and three graduate students. Together, they explore lifescaping action research pedagogy guided by the participatory inquiry process. Since the lesson taught is not the lesson learned, the first author presents a perspective about teaching PIP followed by the graduate students' collective…
Descriptors: Action Research, Individual Development, Participatory Research, Inquiry
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Danvers, Emily; Hinton-Smith, Tamsin; Webb, Rebecca – Teaching in Higher Education, 2019
The paper explores questions of power arising from feminist facilitators running a doctoral writing group at a UK university. Butler's [2014. Re-thinking Vulnerability and Resistance. [Online]. Accessed September 12, 2017.…
Descriptors: Power Structure, Feminism, Doctoral Programs, Writing (Composition)
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Rourke, Kerry E.; Halsey, Robert F.; Sokuvitz, Sydel; Wilson, Peter R. – Journal of Education for Business, 2019
The authors describe a component of Babson College's master of science in accounting program that links a technical analysis course with writing and oral communication courses to provide students with skills necessary to efficiently manage group-centered projects and effectively communicate technical information. Initial quantitative and…
Descriptors: Accounting, Business Communication, Masters Programs, Program Descriptions
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Martínez-Tenor, Ángel; Cruz-Martín, Ana; Fernández-Madrigal, Juan-Antonio – Interactive Learning Environments, 2019
Preparing students for dealing with a world more and more densely populated with physical machines that possess learning capabilities, e.g. intelligent robots, is of the utmost importance in engineering. In this paper, we describe and analyse a design of interactive sessions devoted to the application of some machine learning (ML) methods within a…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Robotics, Masters Programs, Reinforcement
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Ferraro, Giovanni; Fratini, Emiliano – Journal of Chemical Education, 2019
A procedure for one-pot preparation and characterization of silver 1D nanostructures is described. The main advantages of this synthetic approach are the simplicity and reproducibility, where the size of the final product can be controlled just by changing the reaction time. This experiment is designed as a laboratory introduction to colloidal…
Descriptors: Color, Science Instruction, Teaching Methods, Undergraduate Students
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Wang, Shouhong; Wang, Hai – Journal of Information Systems Education, 2019
Business schools are increasingly establishing MBA business analytics programs. This article discusses the importance of a sufficient body of knowledge about databases for MBA business analytics students. It presents the pedagogical design and the teaching method of a module of database-centric OLAP (online analytical process) for an MBA business…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Masters Programs, Databases, Teaching Methods
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Borch, Jennifer – English Teaching Forum, 2019
Twenty-first-century learners are "plugged in," fluent with technology, and motivated by social media. Why not embrace their passion and use social media to engage them in authentic and meaningful English-language learning that allows them to practice reading, writing, speaking, and listening in a familiar and motivating context? Author…
Descriptors: Social Media, Teaching Methods, Writing Instruction, Writing (Composition)
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Wertheim, Edward; Glick, Leonard; Larson, Barbara Zepp – Management Teaching Review, 2019
This interactive negotiation exercise was primarily developed for situations where only one or two sessions could be devoted to teaching negotiations. The exercise, which is conducted by the instructor with the whole class, involves a two-party negotiation that puts the students in the role of a board member for a nonprofit camp, negotiating with…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Persuasive Discourse, Advisory Committees, Nonprofit Organizations
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Polin, Beth – Management Teaching Review, 2019
Students are often frustrated and confused by the study of leadership since the field cannot offer an agreed-upon definition of the construct. Students are expected to develop leadership skills without understanding what leadership actually is. The Leadership Exploration Project is a multiweek exercise that gives late undergraduate or graduate…
Descriptors: Leadership Training, Teaching Methods, Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students
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Rivers, Christine; Kinchin, Ian – Management Teaching Review, 2019
Practitioners consider critical thinking skills to be vital for survival in business. Business schools should use such insight wisely by strategically embedding critical thinking skills in the curriculum at module and program levels. Practitioners even go further and say it is the one aspect that cannot be automated and probably the most valuable…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills, Skill Development, Teaching Methods
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Carter, William R.; Stickney, Lisa T. – Journal of Management Education, 2019
The content of most MBA capstone strategic management courses emphasizes general management theory and analytical skill development. Additionally, the design of the capstone is often tasked with providing practical application, integrative thinking, and experiential learning. A common critique of the capstone, however, is its insufficient delivery…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Capstone Experiences, Management Development, Masters Programs
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Cooper, William H. – Management Teaching Review, 2019
Teaching our successors about the art of theory building can be a challenge. If you have taught a theory-building course in any of our fields, you may have experienced a common hazard: The seminar can devolve into yet another methods course when the more methodologically inclined take over, focusing the class's attention on the flaws in tests of…
Descriptors: Theories, Business Administration Education, Questioning Techniques, Teaching Methods
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Cordie, Leslie; Sailors, Jamie; Barlow, Becky; Kush, John S. – International Journal of ePortfolio, 2019
In this paper, we describe the use of ePortfolios at a public, land-grant university and document how the ePortfolio has been used to develop more authentic learning experiences. We discuss the best practices for ePortfolios and its varied use as a teaching and learning tool. In addition, we discuss the challenges of implementing ePortfolios. For…
Descriptors: Professional Identity, Career Choice, Portfolios (Background Materials), Authentic Learning
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Whalen, D. Joel – Business and Professional Communication Quarterly, 2019
This article offers readers 13 teaching innovations debuted at the 2018 Association for Business Communication's annual conference in Miami, Florida. The ideas include communication analysis, client assessment and reporting, and oral presentations--all designed to enhance students' communication skill building. Additional assignment support…
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Conferences (Gatherings), Business Communication, Teaching Methods
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Sanyal, Chandana – Action Learning: Research and Practice, 2019
This account of practice provides a practical example of the use of mindfulness practice within action learning which was a component of a bespoke UK Business School post-graduate leadership development programme commissioned by an English NHS Mental Health Trust aimed at improving the leadership capacity of mid-level managers through work-based…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Leadership Training, Active Learning, Workplace Learning