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What’s wrong with instrumental learning? The case of business and management

Ottewill, Roger (2003) What’s wrong with instrumental learning? The case of business and management Education and Training, 45, (4), pp. 189-196. (doi:10.1108/00400910310478111).

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Abstract

Explores the nature and symptoms of instrumental attitudes to learning in higher education and the relationship between instrumental and expressive learning. Examines some of the causes of student instrumentality, particularly with respect to business and management, including the increasing emphasis on higher education’s contribution to economic reproduction; instrumental attitudes among tutors, with learner support being seen as a means to an end, rather than an end in itself; and an over-reliance on didactic methods of teaching. Suggests some remedies, such as giving due recognition to the affective dimension of education; using research to stimulate teaching; and the adoption of more creative approaches to learner support.

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Published date: 2003
Keywords: learning, attitudes, management

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Local EPrints ID: 11095
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/11095
ISSN: 0040-0912
PURE UUID: 44fc9747-7f1b-4d38-a6cf-f6b0b8a81c98

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Date deposited: 17 Nov 2004
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 17:04

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