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Heriot, Kirk C.; Cook, Ron; Jones, Rita C.; Simpson, Leo – Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education, 2008
Active learning has attracted considerable attention in higher education in response to concerns about how and what students are learning. There are many different forms of active learning, yet most of them are classroom based. We propose an alternative to active learning in the classroom through active learning outside of the classroom in the…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Higher Education, Student Projects, Consultants
Banker, Margaret M. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
E-Learning as it pertains to public education is in its infancy in America. There is limited research on what operational design, development, and management attributes of virtual school programs foster student achievement. The Wisconsin Department of Instruction has not developed or adopted program standards for E-Learning programs. The purpose…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Virtual Classrooms, Public Schools, Elementary Secondary Education
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Humpherys, Sean L.; Babb, Jeffry – Information Systems Education Journal, 2020
Fable-based learning, folklore-based learning, and narrative pedagogy are terms used to represent the use of storytelling for learning complex topics. These learning tools build on narrative theory via our understanding of the role of metaphor and metaphorical reasoning in the learning process. Narrative theory postulates that humans are natural…
Descriptors: Folk Culture, Story Telling, Literary Genres, Evaluation Methods
Baeder, Justin David – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Because school principals are accountable to a broad array of stakeholders and impacted by numerous reform efforts, principal workloads are reaching crisis levels. This study aims to address four key questions about how principals manage their work, including the challenges and frustrations they experience, strategies they use to overcome these…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Theories, Principals, Accountability
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Ravinder, Handanhal; Misra, Ram B. – American Journal of Business Education, 2014
ABC analysis is a well-established categorization technique based on the Pareto Principle for determining which items should get priority in the management of a company's inventory. In discussing this topic, today's operations management and supply chain textbooks focus on dollar volume as the sole criterion for performing the categorization. The…
Descriptors: Facility Inventory, Evaluation Methods, Classification, Administration
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Mukherjee, Arup – Journal of Education for Business, 2015
Undergraduate business majors are required to take a course in operations management. In this course, a great deal of emphasis is put on developing a good understanding of quality because this is likely to be the only required course that covers this important topic. Quality of output exhibits a great deal of variation. To produce high quality on…
Descriptors: Discovery Learning, Performance Factors, Undergraduate Students, Business Administration Education
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Fetter, Gary; Shockley, Jeff – Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education, 2014
Instructors look for ways to explain to students how supply chains can be constructed so that competing suppliers can work together to improve inventory management performance (i.e., a phenomenon known as co-opetition). An Excel spreadsheet-driven simulation is presented that models a complete multilevel supply chain system--customer, retailer,…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Simulation, Spreadsheets, College Instruction
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Eisenhardt, Alyson; Ninassi, Susanne Bruno – Journal of Learning in Higher Education, 2016
Many pedagogy experts suggest the use of real world scenarios and simulations as a means of teaching students to apply decision analysis concepts to their field of study. These methods allow students an opportunity to synthesize knowledge, skills, and abilities by presenting a field-based dilemma. The use of real world scenarios and simulations…
Descriptors: Simulation, Decision Making, Health Services, Administration
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Fuller, Jack A.; Denton, James W. – College Teaching Methods & Styles Journal, 2006
The fields of Management Science (MS) and Operations Management (OM) have co-existed in business school curricula for over a half century. This paper examines five trends that point toward a bright future for Operations Management in the business curriculum. These trends include an increasing emphasis on global competition, the growth of the…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Graduates, Manufacturing, Futures (of Society)
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Sebastianelli, Rose; Isil, Ozgur; Li, Yibai – Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education, 2020
We measure the effectiveness of infusing social justice (SJ) issues into undergraduate business core courses in the decision sciences for promoting positive change in students' attitudes, perceptions, and behaviors toward SJ. SJ issues are infused into the undergraduate business curriculum through five required core courses in the areas of…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Core Curriculum, Business Administration Education, Undergraduate Students
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Coleman, B. Jay; Mason, Paul; Steagall, Jeffrey W. – American Journal of Business Education, 2012
We investigate whether a business curriculum develops critical thinking ability or at least serves as a filter for critical thinking (i.e., students who cannot think critically tend not to progress toward graduation). We measure critical thinking by performance on the Watson-Glaser Critical Thinking Appraisal Short Form which was administered to a…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Business Administration Education, Performance Based Assessment, Business Administration
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Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2020
Webster University is classified as a large masters granting private not-for-profit university. The institution has a home or a central hub campus in the Midwestern United States and enrolls approximately 9,700 students. The university exists on four continents with actual campus locations as well as affiliated partner campuses. Students attend…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, School Closing, Distance Education
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Belyuchenko, Ivan S. – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
The basis of cultivated lands consists of the interacting populations of annual and perennial weeds and updated annually cultural annual plants, which have very limited data on the aboveground net production, and even less information about the yield of their underground organs. The aim of the research is scientific and theoretical development of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Agriculture, Agricultural Production, Management Systems
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Cebrián, Gisela – Educational Action Research, 2020
Many universities have signed international and national declarations that have publicly committed them to embed sustainability within education, research, outreach and management operations. To date, research has focused on examples of good practice and case studies. Little research exists that has looked at the change process itself. This paper…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Action Research, Graduate Students, Doctoral Programs
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Yazici, Hulya Julie – Simulation & Gaming, 2006
Teaching quantitative courses can be challenging. Similarly, layout modeling and lean production concepts can be difficult to grasp in an introductory OM (operations management) class. This article describes a simulation model developed in PROMODEL to facilitate the learning of layout modeling and lean manufacturing. Simulation allows for the…
Descriptors: Statistical Analysis, Manufacturing, Business Administration Education, Spreadsheets
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