Presentation on theme: "Programme for Pedagogical Day February 24, 2015 1015-1030 Dean Kenneth Fjell Pedagogical Challenges for the master 1030-1050 Professor Karin S. Thorburn."— Presentation transcript:
Programme for Pedagogical Day February 24, 2015 1015-1030 Dean Kenneth Fjell Pedagogical Challenges for the master 1030-1050 Professor Karin S. Thorburn How to solve some of the challenges? The Case Method 1050-1100 Helge Ratvik, student The Case Method from the student perspective 1100-1130 Questions and Answers 11:30: Lunch
Pedagogical Challenges for the master – findings from the Programme Evaluation of 2014 (and more) Dean Kenneth Fjell Pedagogical Day, February 24, 2015
Several sources … Programme evaluation 2014 – Surveys of students, current and alumni – Survey of employers (321 HR-managers) – Six in-depth interviews of employers Regular alumni survey (AMU & Kandidat) Studiebarometeret 2014 EQUIS accreditation 2011
… point at similar needs for improved learning outcomes Cooperation skills Communication and presentation skills Application of theory to real problems How do we address this?
Many different solutions Cooperation skills – NHH: STR425 Negotiations, STR437 Team and team management, and other courses, BUT capacity issue for experienced based learning … – NTNU, Aarhus and Syddanske all have established large scale «Experts in teams» coursesExperts in teams Communication and presentation skills – NHH: CEMS skills seminars – SSE Executive Trainee Module (XTM)Executive Trainee Module – Again, capacity issue… Application of theory to real problems – Internships; CEMS mandatory NHH: expanding on the ENE-modelENE-model – The Case Method (Harvard), IMD, and many moreCase Method 1.The company where the internship is performed must be operating within the areas relevant for the ENE profile. 2.The internship must last for at least one month. 3.The company must write a letter describing the work that the student has been involved in during the internship. 4.write a report that describes the knowledge the student has gained (and relate this to relevant literature/articles). 5.Internship of 2.5 ECTS is registered in the StudentWeb.
Course size is an issue How to manage resource intensive teaching, such as presentations with feedback, role playing in groups with feedback, case discussions, etc.? Even more small courses!
Facilities – should we convert an existing auditorium into this? a case auditorium suitable for mid-size classes of 40-60 students
Or think bigger, like this? 8 Unknown Harvard auditorium (from commencement 2014 video: http://www.hks.harvard.edu/news- events/news/articles/commencement-2014)
And now, an impressively seamless transition to the next speaker Professor Karin S. Thorburn shares of her years of experience across continents with the Case Method!