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Student Job Enlargement Derived from Workplace Theory. Recommendations for Educators

Author Jeff Taylor and Conor Horan,
Abstract This paper considers the application of organisational human resource management theories in a student context and it's implication for educators. While applying business in practice theories in an educational environment this paper proposes the concept of job enlargement as an underpinning philosophy in a business school context. It is proposed that by embracing the job enlargement construct educators can hope to see development of student skill, responsibility and variety in their work. Through the use of student job enlargement as a way to engage students this paper continues to recommend the use of a contract of study as a basis for assessment and course design.
Keywords Job Enlargement, Pedagogy, Assessment Design, Course Design
Published In ICEP Proceedings 2011
Date 2011
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