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Best approach to Entrepreneurship Education at Universities

New research on Entrepreneurship Education at Universities from Örebro University in Sweden shows that best practice for this field requires a design thinking approach. The authors Gabriel Linton and Markus Klinton write as a background: “Entrepreneurship has traditionally been taught from a business administration perspective, where predicting the future is central and where the world is seen as linear with known inputs and outputs. The world of entrepreneurs is quite different, usually highly uncertain environment,… Continue reading

Serious and engaging agile games from Tallinn University

eLearningworld News Three researchers from Tallinn University have participated in the development of three agile serious games for engineering students. One of the games is based on Scrum that is a rugby term that focuses on situations when the strategy have to be changed very fast. This game is beside engineering students also used by freshmen at ICT studies at Tallinn University. The purpose of the game is to improve creative thinking skills where the… Continue reading

What if school education was entrepreneurial in its foundation?

eLearningworld Weekly Review The philosopher John Stuart Mill wrote in On Liberty from 1859: “Both teachers and learners go to sleep at their post as soon as there is no enemy in the field.” Meaning, nothing to explore, nothing to develop, no need for curiosity, just a big knowledge package to eat and that is force-fed one ingredient at the time and in exact the same proportions. Basically this is the foundation of the school… Continue reading