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Learner Responsibility in Management Education, or Ventures into Forbidden Research (with Comments)

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  • J. S. Armstrong

    (The Wharton School)

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Formal education can be improved by transferring responsibility from the teacher to the learner. A simple approach to this is the time contract. Time contracts have been used successfully in nine quasi-experiments but, despite these successes, some educators see this as subversive research.

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  • J. S. Armstrong, 2005. "Learner Responsibility in Management Education, or Ventures into Forbidden Research (with Comments)," General Economics and Teaching 0502012, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:wpa:wuwpgt:0502012
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    1. JS Armstrong, 2005. "Research on Scientific Journals: Implications for Editors and Authors," General Economics and Teaching 0502059, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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    1. J.S. Armstrong, 2005. "Are Student Ratings of Instruction Useful?," General Economics and Teaching 0502007, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    2. JS Armstrong, 2004. "The Case for Minimum Teaching Standards," General Economics and Teaching 0412019, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    3. J. S. Armstrong, 2005. "The Devil s Advocate Responds to an MBA Student s Claim that Research Harms Learning," General Economics and Teaching 0502008, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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    learning; universities; teachers;

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    • A - General Economics and Teaching

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