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How to engage students and make them active: Examples of good practice from Business Administration courses
Dalarna University, School of Technology and Business Studies, Business Administration and Management.ORCID iD: 0000-0003-2053-0220
2017 (English)In: INTED2017 Proceedings, Valencia: International Academy of Technology, Education and Development (IATED) , 2017, p. 6702-6709Conference paper, Published paper (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

King (1993) in her often-cited work “From sage on the stage to guide on the side” describes the shift from the traditional classroom where professors lecture and students listen and take notes, towards classrooms where students are actively involved in processing information and relating it to their previous experience and knowledge and making sense of it. Students get involved and use their higher-level cognitive skills to analyze, synthesize and evaluate the information received rather than passively receiving and memorizing it. As emphasized by many authors, students’ active participation and engagement is critical for their deep learning and understanding.

The aim of this paper is to present several practical examples involving students in classes in Business Administration and Management, such as think-pair-share, experimental exercises, “send‑problem” exercises, gapped outlines of lectures, learning by teaching, but also an example of how to get students engaged in improving courses via the structured group feedback method.

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Valencia: International Academy of Technology, Education and Development (IATED) , 2017. p. 6702-6709
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INTED Proceedings, ISSN 2340-1079 ; 2017
Keyword [en]
Active participation, engagement, deep learning, understanding, business administration and management
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Business Administration
Research subject
Complex Systems – Microdata Analysis
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URN: urn:nbn:se:du-25998DOI: 10.21125/inted.2017ISBN: 978-84-617-8491-2 (electronic)OAI: oai:DiVA.org:du-25998DiVA: diva2:1140927
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11th International Technology, Education and Development Conference Valencia, Spain. 6-8 March, 2017
Available from: 2017-09-13 Created: 2017-09-13 Last updated: 2017-12-14Bibliographically approved

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