Pedagogical Approaches to Entrepreneurship Education in UK: Team Academy versus Traditional Models

Isaac Oduro Amoako, Gideon Maas, Kwame Oduro Amoako

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Abstract

This chapter aims to compare traditional teacher-led with student-centred Team Academy approach in entrepreneurship education, focusing on the roles of the instructor and the learner. The chapter draws on Bloom’s taxonomy and Kolb’s ELT models of teaching and learning and three case studies of final year undergraduate entrepreneurship courses in three UK universities. The data derived from participant observation and nine semi-structured interviews with instructors and students is used to develop the Entrepreneurial Experiential Learning (EEL) framework. The framework shows that experiential learning in entrepreneurship is most effective when the learning process progresses from Intentions, Concepts, Experience, Reflection and Experimentation.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationTeam Academy and Entrepreneurship Education
EditorsElinor Vettraino, Berrbizne Urzelai
PublisherRoutledge
Chapter6
Number of pages15
Edition1
ISBN (Electronic)9781003163091
ISBN (Print)9780367755911
Publication statusPublished - 23 Nov 2021

Publication series

NameRoutledge Focus on Team Academy
PublisherRoutledge

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Keywords

  • entrepreneurship education
  • Team Academy
  • Teacher-led learning
  • Student-centred learning
  • experiential learning

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