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Teaching and Learning Conference 2019: Using hackathons to improve the teaching and learning of entrepreneurial skills

This session aims to shed light on the issues and processes associated with the use of hackathons to teach practice-based entrepreneurial skills to undergraduate students at UEA. Benchmarks of the pedagogical tools currently used to nurture the above mentioned skills will be presented and how are they used and enhanced by the students participating in the hackathon called Sync the City. Many of the subjects taught in business schools favour the strategic/theoretical approach instead of an approach that is not connected with the reality of organisations outside universities. By using a hackathon students establish a connection with external organisations and individuals to practice entrepreneurial skills which are assumed to be acquired at the university.

Using hackathons to improve the teaching and learning of entrepreneurial skills.pdf
10/07/2019
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