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Entrepreneurial education: its unique and novel contribution to education

Entrepreneurship is undeniably an action-oriented, emotional, team-based and interdisciplinary human activity. As the common acronym YCDBSOYA implies, you can’t do business sitting on your armchair. The face value and contribution to education more broadly...

How is an employee entrepreneurial, and why should we care?

I’ve been a teacher in corporate entrepreneurship for five years now, and a researcher on how to make people entrepreneurial for ten years. Despite this, it’s not until recently that I’ve started thinking deeply...

A diluted Enterprise Education version 1.0 and a more promising version 2.0

It has been stated that enterprise education represents a risk of diluting entrepreneurship so much that it loses both its power and its legitimacy, since enterprise education leans on such a broad definition of...

Coming soon: First book for teachers about value creation pedagogy

Today it was made official - the first book for teachers about value creation pedagogy will be released in April in Sweden. Unfortunately for non-Swedish, it will be in Swedish. The author is Maria...

VCP List expands and gets new layout and classification

It was long overdue, but finally VCP List has been given a new layout based on a new classification, and thereby also a new section covering also Value Creation Pedagogy. The importance of classification...

Apparently, we’re among the first to build a social media platform for research

Yesterday I finished writing a full paper about the research tool LoopMe that I've been working on for six years now (see www.loopme.io). While LoopMe has been briefly described in a number of articles...

MethodTech: There must be a better way to do research than surveys, interviews and...

It is a well established fact that IT is reshaping just about every single field of human activity. But one thing that has remained surprisingly stable is research methodology in social sciences. Social science...

How teachers can escape being caught between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea

I just finished an article summarizing five years of work with six in-depth empirical studies on entrepreneurship education, enterprise education and value creation education. The six studies involved 928 participating students who in total...

Unguided Discovery Learning, Heavily Guided Instruction and Productive Failure

DISCLAIMER: This is NOT another senseless defense of the overhyped "fail fast" mantra. Of late I’ve been often caught in heavy crossfire amid the (socio) constructivists and the (neo)instructivists. So far this turf war is mainly unfolding in...

Meet an emerging method guru in entrepreneurship

Late last year Yashar Mansoori defended his licentiate thesis at Chalmers University in Sweden. The focus was on entrepreneurial methods. Opponent was Steffen Korsgaard at Aarhus University. The interesting thing about this thesis is...

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