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Innovative Business School Teaching
Engaging the Millennial Generation

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ISBN 9780415533997
Published May 15, 2013 by Routledge
242 Pages

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Book Description

Innovative Business School Teaching showcases the latest pedagogic innovations that actively engage the millennial generation in learning within the business domain. In the context of the contemporary macro issues facing higher education, this book presents the latest teaching practices and tools used in higher education business teaching, clearly illustrating the practical ways in which business teachers can confront current pedagogic challenges. All of the contributors to this edited book have outstanding track records in teaching, having won national and international awards for teaching excellence, as well as publishing widely on pedagogy. Best practice teaching from multiple jurisdictions across a broad spectrum of business schools is represented. Each contributor shares their innovative teaching tools and techniques in a manner that emphasises how these tools can be adapted to other contexts, thus providing readers with an invaluable teaching resource.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction Elaine Doyle, Patrick Buckley and Conor Carroll  Part I: Large Group Teaching  2. Introduction to Large Group Teaching Patrick Buckley  3. Keeping Everyone Engaged: The Challenges and Opportunities of Large Group Teaching Helena Lenihan and Sarah Moore  4. Engaging Large Groups of Individual Learners through an Online Environment: An Emerging i-Learner Generation? Fran Myers, Mike Phillips, Paul Raby and Carey Stephens  5. Prediction Markets in Management Courses: Opportunities and Challenges Dorit Geifman and Daphne R. Raban  Part II: Dynamic Learning Environments  6. Introduction to Dynamic Learning Environments Conor Carroll  7. Encouraging Enquiry Based Learning: A Ten-Sentence Case that Expands Itself Kristina Maiksteniene  8. The Live Case Study Approach in Business Education Peter Daly 9. Authentic Assessment – Key to learning  Grace McCarthy  10. The Worst Day of My Life: The Future Leaders’ Experience Jon Teckman  Part III: Critical Thinking  11. Introduction to Critical Thinking Patrick Buckley  12. ‘The Game Is Afoot!’- Playing the Sleuth in Creative Problem-Solving Performances by Business Economics Students Daniel Blackshields and Marian McCarthy  13. Action Based Learning for Millennials: Using Design Thinking to Improve Entrepreneurship Education Blaž Zupan, Anja Svetina Nabergoj, Rok Stritar and Mateja Drnovšek  14. Enquiry Based Feedback Andy Adcroft  Part IV: Ethical Citizenship  15. Introduction to Ethical Citizenship Elaine Doyle  16. Actively Engaging Learners in Exploring Business Ethics Michael K. McCuddy  17. Articulating Competence – Insight in Business Education through Social Entrepreneurship Therese Moylan  18. Live Projects - Bringing Learning to Life for Contemporary Marketing Students Deirdre O’Loughlin  19. Making Play Work: Classroom Use of a Board Game to Teach Corporate Social Responsibility Sheila Killian and John Lannon  20. Conclusion Patrick Buckley, Elaine Doyle and Conor Carroll

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Elaine Doyle is a Lecturer in the area of taxation in the Kemmy Business School, University of Limerick, Ireland. Her research interests include inter alia, professional ethics, and risk management in tax practice, the tax aggression of tax practitioners, research ethics, procedural justice, and ethical reasoning. She serves on the governing council of the Irish Accounting and Finance Association, moderates the tax papers of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Chairs the Kemmy Business School Research Ethics Committee.

Patrick Buckley is a research scholar in the AIB Centre for Information and Knowledge Management at the University of Limerick, Ireland. His research interests include the use of technology to address the challenges of large group teaching. His work in this area has been published in the Journal of Teaching in International Business and Computers and Education.

Conor Carroll is a Lecturer in marketing at the Kemmy Business School, University of Limerick, Ireland. He is a twice winner of the University's Teaching Excellence award and is a prolific case study writer, having written over 65 published marketing case studies, many of which are used extensively in leading European and International Universities such as Notre Dame, University of Hong Kong & National University of Singapore. He has won numerous accolades for his case study writing, winning awards at both national and international case study competitions.