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Tabak, Filiz; Lebron, Mariana – Journal of Leadership Education, 2017
This paper describes the implementation of a role-play exercise to illustrate the influence of followership styles and effective communication on leader-follower relationship formation and development. We provide the pedagogical theory and evidence behind using role-plays in classroom settings, followed by a literature review pertaining to…
Descriptors: Leadership Training, Experiential Learning, Communication Skills, Skill Development
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Koglbauer, René; Andersen, Elizabeth; Stewart, Sophie –, 2016
This case study introduces a final year undergraduate module in the School of Modern Languages at Newcastle University. The module offers a model for embedding careers in modern languages teaching into the curriculum, and thereby enhancing student employability. The case study gives an insight into the various strands of activity undertaken by the…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Modern Languages, Teaching Methods
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Tarnopolsky, Oleg – PASAA: Journal of Language Teaching and Learning in Thailand, 2015
The article discusses the implementation of the "constructivist approach" in ESP teaching to university students. This approach creates opportunities for students to "construct" their own target language communication skills meant for use in their professional intercourse. The way of achieving such an effect can be seen in…
Descriptors: English for Special Purposes, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Oral Language
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Shows, Amy R.; Killough, Jill E.; Jackson, Samantha; Lui, Janet – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2015
Educators in the field of family and consumer science (FCS) must be able to foster intellectual curiosity and critical thinking skills in students (Schumacher, 2014), and internships are one way to do so. Internships are formal programs that provide practical experience for beginners in an occupation or profession. Interns are temporarily placed…
Descriptors: Consumer Science, Family Life Education, Internship Programs, Experiential Learning
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Bowen, Janine L. – Journal of Management Education, 2014
The study of emotion in organizations has advanced considerably in recent years. Several aspects of this research area make calls for its translation into business curricula particularly compelling. First, potential benefits to students are significant. Second, important contributions to this scholarship often come from the classroom. Third,…
Descriptors: Organizational Culture, Administrator Education, Business Administration Education, Experiential Learning
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Woods, David M.; Howard, Elizabeth V. – Information Systems Education Journal, 2014
Courses in Information Technology Ethics are often designed as discussion-intensive courses where case studies are introduced and evaluated using ethical theories. Although many of the case studies directly apply to our students' online lives, the stories can sometimes seem too far removed from their own experiences. While we read the news…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Learning Activities, Information Technology, Ethics
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Pollard, Carol E. – Journal of Information Systems Education, 2012
This work proposes that a subtle combination of three learning methods offering "just in time" project management knowledge, coupled with hands-on project management experience can be particularly effective in producing project management students with employable skills. Students were required to apply formal project management knowledge to gain…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Experiential Learning, Student Experience, Management Development
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Guthrie, Kathy L.; Jones, Tamara Bertrand – New Directions for Student Services, 2012
Leadership experiences, arguably some of the most significant developmental opportunities in college, are ripe for helping students move from mere engagement to making meaning of and learning from their leadership experience. The International Learning Association's teaching and learning area asks: "what methods are most appropriate to ensure…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Teaching Methods, Leadership, Leadership Training
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Hayen, Roger L. – Information Systems Education Journal, 2011
A national student competition problem in business intelligence (BI) is considered to foster an understanding of this competition and of the underlying case study problem used. The focus here is two-fold. First, is to illustrate this competition, and second, is to provide a case problem that can be considered for use in various information systems…
Descriptors: Business, Intelligence, Geographic Information Systems, Decision Making
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McHann, James C.; Frost, Laura A. – American Journal of Business Education, 2010
Research demonstrates that the capacity to implement strategy and to execute plans drives business success (Hrebiniak, 2007) and that businesses' inability to succeed by executing effectively arises from the ubiquitous incapacity of business professionals to overcome the gap between what they know and what they are actually able to do, whether…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Teaching Methods, Assignments, Experiential Learning
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Rozensher, Susan G.; Seal, David S. – American Journal of Business Education, 2009
The experiential learning approach has been gathering substantial momentum and support in educational circles. In the team-based experiential learning project presented here, which effectively integrated theory and application, students were charged with creating an integrated marketing communications plan to demarket binge drinking on the college…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Marketing, Alcohol Abuse, Campuses
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Bohon, Amanda Ellis – Inquiry, 2007
The phrase spring break usually brings to mind scenes from MTV involving scandalous bathing suits and underage drinking. In general, college students are stereotyped as self-centered party animals. Over the last two years, Mountain Empire Community College (MECC), Southwest Virginia Community College (SwVCC), and Virginia Highlands Community…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Experiential Learning, Case Studies, Higher Education
Monal, Isabel; And Others – 1984
Case studies of study service activities (activities that adapt higher education more closely to the community) are examined. The document describes 21 such studies, one from each of 21 countries, undertaken by college students in the community. Background information is included on the origin, conditions, and need for study service in higher…
Descriptors: Case Studies, College Students, Cooperative Education, Education Work Relationship
Rosenbaum, Allan – 1976
College internship programs in a political science curriculum are discussed. After considering the perspectives of the university, students, faculty, and the government agency that serves as the learning site, a description is given of college internship programs that illustrate a variety of approaches at the following institutions: University of…
Descriptors: Case Studies, College Credits, College Programs, College Students
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Munby, Hugh; Hutchinson, Nancy – Teacher Education and Special Education, 1998
Describes an experience-based teacher-education program at Queen's University (Ontario), including the program's theoretical background and its emphasis on inclusion of special-needs children. Two case studies prepared by teachers from their 14-week practicum experiences are presented. (DB)
Descriptors: Case Studies, College Students, Elementary Secondary Education, Experiential Learning
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