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Beyond content and pedagogy: the role of self and place in entrepreneurial leadership development / Louisa, Huxtable-Thomas; Paul, Hannon

The Role and Impact of Entrepreneurship Education, Pages: 66 - 86

Swansea University Authors: Louisa, Huxtable-Thomas, Paul, Hannon

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    This is a draft chapter. The final version is available in The Role and Impact of Entrepreneurship Education edited by Alain Fayolle, Dafna Kariv and Harry Matlay, published in 2019, Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd https://doi.org/10.4337/9781786438232. The material cannot be used for any other purpose without further permission of the publisher, and is for private use only.

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DOI (Published version): 10.4337/9781786438232.00010

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This chapter is based on evidence from a programme of learning aimed at entrepreneur(ial) learners and identifies three dimensions that need to be taken into account when prescribing pedagogies. The results of this study suggest that the traditional methods of designing course delivery have been ove...

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Published in: The Role and Impact of Entrepreneurship Education
ISBN: 9781786438232
Published: Edward Elgar 2019
URI: https://cronfa.swan.ac.uk/Record/cronfa48647
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Abstract: This chapter is based on evidence from a programme of learning aimed at entrepreneur(ial) learners and identifies three dimensions that need to be taken into account when prescribing pedagogies. The results of this study suggest that the traditional methods of designing course delivery have been oversimplified and as a result fail to recognise and utilise the inherent complexity of the learner. That stance is further developed to suggest that ‘what the learner learns’ can only be influenced, not dictated, by what the teacher teaches and therefore the most efficient method is to provide a diverse menu of learning opportunities that look beyond traditional input and feedback designs and plan for intangible and unintended learning outcomes. These include motivation, inspiration, increases in confidence and behavioural changes. This is particularly relevant when considering how best to deliver learning to entrepreneurs in an attempt to improve economic performance in the SME economy.
Keywords: Entrepreneurial; learning; entrepreneurship; pedagogy; leadership; experiential.
Start Page: 66
End Page: 86