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Evans, Carl; Richardson, Mark – Industry and Higher Education, 2018
Models of accrediting work-based learning are now commonplace in universities. The purpose of this viewpoint article is to highlight an opportunity for universities not only to accredit students' part-time work against the degree award but also to extend the process into schools by accrediting the part-time work undertaken by year 12 and 13…
Descriptors: High School Students, Student Employment, Student Adjustment, College Credits
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Warhuus, Jan P.; Blenker, Per; Elmholdt, Stine Trolle – Industry and Higher Education, 2018
When educators teach entrepreneurship experientially in higher education, a need arises for different procedures for assessment, evaluation and feedback, and the legitimacy of this type of course is often questioned. In traditional courses, students accumulate knowledge and the educator's primary concern is "what" students learn. When…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Student Evaluation, Higher Education, Evidence Based Practice
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Gusberti, Tomoe Daniela Hamanaka; Bretas, Arthur Chafim – Industry and Higher Education, 2018
Markets for technologies and ideas depend on the flow of knowledge and technology from one company to another or from universities and research institutes to industry. These markets are driven by the process known as open innovation. In recent years, the literature has emphasized the need to analyse the market for ideas through its constituent…
Descriptors: Industry, Comparative Analysis, School Business Relationship, Corporations
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Higdon, Rachel D. – Industry and Higher Education, 2018
Higher education students and employers in the creative industries dismiss the prevailing skills-focused concept of "employability" as inadequate. Entry into the creative world and subsequent survival require access to contact networks, confidence and the adaptability to cope with uncertainty and with changing contexts for business,…
Descriptors: Employment Potential, Creativity, Physical Activities, Dance Education
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Andreas, Sarah – Industry and Higher Education, 2018
Both businesses and recent college graduates in the United States attribute the lack of soft skills in recent college graduates to the colleges' inability to prepare students for the workforce. This article explores the literature on social capital, human capital and social learning theory, offering an alternative hypothesis for why recent…
Descriptors: Social Capital, College Graduates, Labor Force Development, Interpersonal Competence
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Fitzgerald, Brian K.; Barkanic, Steve; Cardenas-Navia, Isabel; Chen, Janet; Gross, Ursula; Hughes, Debbie – Industry and Higher Education, 2018
This essay reviews the work of the US Business--Higher Education Forum (BHEF) in data science and analytics and offers a brief review of how BHEF catalysed responses from its academic members to meet the talent needs of its business members, highlighting implications for business and higher education in the future.
Descriptors: Data Analysis, Information Skills, STEM Education, Achievement Gap
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Preedy, Sarah; Jones, Paul – Industry and Higher Education, 2017
This study considers the phenomenon of student-led enterprise groups in UK higher education institutions with regard to their role and activities and their potential to enhance entrepreneurial learning. The researchers adopted a case study methodology, acknowledging that a multiplicity of variables influences pedagogical development and therefore…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Entrepreneurship, Cooperative Learning, Case Studies
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Brodie, Jacqueline; Van Saane, Sebastiaan Huib; Osowska, Renata – Industry and Higher Education, 2017
The purpose of the research presented in this article was to investigate the added value of mentoring for entrepreneurs during the start-up phase. This small-scale exploratory research focused on five start-up entrepreneurs in Scotland to determine the entrepreneurs' perceptions regarding the "added" value of their mentoring support. To…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Mentors, Value Added Models, Foreign Countries
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Smith, Sue; Kempster, Steve; Barnes, Stewart – Industry and Higher Education, 2017
This article explores the role of educators in supporting the development of entrepreneurial leadership learning by creating peer learning networks of owner-managers of small businesses. Using actor-network theory, the authors think through the process of constructing and maintaining a peer learning network (conceived of as an actor-network) and…
Descriptors: Learning Theories, Entrepreneurship, Teacher Role, Leadership Training
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Neergaard, Helle; Christensen, Dorthe Refslund – Industry and Higher Education, 2017
Learning is related to the environment created for the learning experience. This environment is often highly routinized and involves a certain social structure, but in entrepreneurship education, such routinization and structure may actually counteract the learning goals. This article investigates how classroom routines and rituals impact on…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Learning Experience, Classroom Environment, Educational Practices
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Lockett, Nigel; Quesada-Pallarès, Carla; Williams-Middleton, Karen; Padilla-Meléndez, Antonio; Jack, Sarah – Industry and Higher Education, 2017
While entrepreneurship education increasingly uses various means to connect students to the "real world", the impact of social networking on learning remains underexplored. This qualitative study of student entrepreneurs in the United Kingdom and Sweden shows that their entrepreneurial journey becomes increasingly complex, requiring…
Descriptors: College Students, Social Networks, Entrepreneurship, Business Administration Education
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Stadler, Adriano; Smith, Anne M. J. – Industry and Higher Education, 2017
Vocational entrepreneurship education is associated with specific techniques and teaching methods, including face-to-face student contact and knowledge alignment with labour market needs. The authors argue that entrepreneurship education provides particular benefits in different educational conditions and modes because it allows students to…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Vocational Education, Case Studies, Teaching Methods
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Refai, Deema; Higgins, David – Industry and Higher Education, 2017
This article provides a philosophical conceptualization of how learners engage in entrepreneurial learning from within by focusing on the role of the inner identity and mission of the learner. Klapper and Neergaard add "withness" to the learning frameworks of entrepreneurship education (EE), but there is scant literature discussing the…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Learning Processes, Learning Strategies, Postmodernism
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Cadorin, Eduardo; Johansson, Sten G.; Klofsten, Magnus – Industry and Higher Education, 2017
Over the years, science parks have developed and improved their processes to offer better support to their tenants and promote the growth of the region in which they are located. Since regional growth is closely associated with groups of talented people, science parks carry out various activities at the company or individual level to attract and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Recruitment, Talent Development, Research and Development Centers
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Arpiainen, Riitta-Liisa; Kurczewska, Agnieszka – Industry and Higher Education, 2017
This empirical study investigates how students' perceptions of risk-taking and coping with uncertainty change while they are exposed to experience-based entrepreneurship education. The aim of the study is twofold. First, the authors set out to identify the dynamics of entrepreneurial thinking among students experiencing risk and uncertainty while…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Teamwork, Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes
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