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Geissler, Gary L. – Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 2015
The skillset that students acquire during college is not always well-aligned and/or well-developed relative to the skills needed to be successful in the business world. Employers have complained for many years that graduating students often lack adequate critical thinking and communication skills, in particular. In the marketing field (and other…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Creativity, Critical Thinking, Marketing
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Fox, Terry L.; King, James; Reina, Michelle – Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 2014
Global engagement is a move by many colleges and universities to broaden the perspectives of their students. Often, this is manifest in the form of short or longer-term study abroad trips. There is considerable excitement associated with traveling abroad on the part of both the students and the faculty sponsors, but one thing that must be…
Descriptors: Educational Planning, Check Lists, Guidelines, Program Design
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McCarra, Janet F.; Forrester, Jeanne – Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 2013
Bullying continues to be a challenging issue for classroom teachers. The authors provide seven recommendations to prevent bullying and for intervention if bullying occurs: (a) know the forms of bullying and recognize the effects forms of bullying and recognize the effects, (b) promote a positive classroom environment, (c) teach a variety of…
Descriptors: Bullying, Prevention, Teacher Responsibility, Intervention
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Custin, Richard E.; Demas, John C.; Lampe, Marc; Custin, Colette L. – Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 2013
Undergraduate business law courses typically utilize traditional textbooks organized by topic. Individual chapters, address the usual topics including contracts, torts, the court system and ethics. An innovative approach to facilitating a business law course involves segregating sections of the course into common business disciplines. Rather than…
Descriptors: Law Related Education, Business, Undergraduate Students, Business Administration Education
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Dunphy, Steve – Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 2013
An exercise is proposed which the author believes more carefully aligns contemporary undergraduate student interest with a faculty pedagogical delivery mechanism that meets the educational needs of both. The exercise involves the mixing of a piece of popular music synchronized to a slide show constructed using Microsoft's PowerPoint for the…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Concept Teaching, Undergraduate Students, Student Interests
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Almerico, Gina M.; Martin, Nicole; Masuck, William; Strickland, Cynthia; Thomas, Jessica – Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 2012
Teaching social studies in the elementary and middle school curriculum is enhanced by incorporating quality children's and adolescent literature and strategies that bring the human element into play. American tall tales are a genre unique to the history of our nation and provide a glimpse into the way early settlers of the west envisioned heroism…
Descriptors: Tales, Teaching Methods, Elementary Schools, Middle Schools
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Cluskey, Bob; Elbeck, Matt; Hill, Kathy L.; Strupeck, Dave – Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 2011
The focus of this paper is to familiarize business discipline faculty with cognitive psychology theories of how students learn together with teaching techniques to assist and improve student learning. Student learning can be defined as the outcome from the retrieval (free recall) of desired information. Student learning occurs in two processes.…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Instructional Improvement, Teaching Methods, Cognitive Psychology
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Huan, Xiaoli; Shehane, Ronald; Ali, Adel – Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 2011
As the success of distance learning (DL) has driven universities to increase the courses offered online, certain challenges arise when teaching computer science (CS) courses to students who are not physically co-located and have individual learning schedules. Teaching CS courses involves high level demonstrations and interactivity between the…
Descriptors: Computer Science Education, Teaching Methods, Distance Education, Technology Uses in Education
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Maskulka, Therese A.; Stout, David E.; Massad, Victor J. – Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 2011
Business educators have been challenged recently to provide increased experiential learning opportunities for students. Proponents of experienced-based learning subscribe to the view that such experiences engage students actively in the learning process, and because of the linkage between practice and theory, better prepare students for the…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Experiential Learning, Retailing, Marketing
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King, Gail Hoover; McConnell, Cheryl – Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 2010
Teaching introductory accounting courses can be both challenging and rewarding. In introductory financial and managerial accounting, students struggle with the unfamiliar terminology and concepts. However, managerial accounting offers distinct challenges in that managerial accounting reports used for decision-making are not publically available,…
Descriptors: Accounting, Introductory Courses, Teaching Methods, Experiential Learning