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Teacher vs. Learner Responsibility in Management Education

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  • JS Armstrong

    (The Wharton School - University of Pennsylvania)

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A literature review suggested that behavioral changes occur more rapidly when the learner assumed responsibility. Natural learning, an approach to help learners assume responsibility, was compared with the traditional strategy in seven field experiments. It produced more than twice as many long-term behavioral changes. It was superior also for attitude change, but not for gains in knowledge.

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  • JS Armstrong, 2004. "Teacher vs. Learner Responsibility in Management Education," General Economics and Teaching 0412020, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:wpa:wuwpgt:0412020
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    1. Attiyeh, Richard & Lumsden, Keith G, 1972. "Some Modern Myths in Teaching Economics: The U. K. Experience," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 62(2), pages 429-433, May.
    2. JS Armstrong, 2004. "The Panalba Role Playing Case," General Economics and Teaching 0412029, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    3. JS Armstrong, 2004. "Designing and Using Experiential Exercises," General Economics and Teaching 0412022, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    4. Powell, Reed M. & Davis, Charles S., 1973. "Do university executive development programs pay off?," Business Horizons, Elsevier, vol. 16(4), pages 81-87, August.
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    1. JS Armstrong, 2004. "The Case for Minimum Teaching Standards," General Economics and Teaching 0412019, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    2. JS Armstrong, 2004. "The Natural Learning Project," General Economics and Teaching 0412021, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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    teacher; teaching; lerner; responsibilities; education;

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    • A - General Economics and Teaching

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