Chapter 13: Bridging the gap: from instruction to co-construction in higher education
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Over the past few decades, business schools have been faced with challenges such as choosing and using technology, attracting students in a competitive world, and meeting the real-world demands of the industries for which they train their students. Careers and career paths have become more fluid and less predictable. New jobs have been characterized as "de-specialized," where flexibility and adaption to change have become the new normal. Business schools have attempted to adapt by providing innovative programs based on competencies and applied knowledge. Nonetheless, no challenge has been as brutal and all-encompassing as the brusque shift to online education due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Any discrepancies or inequalities in teaching and learning were accentuated in the then introduced emergency remote environment. Nevertheless, the pandemic has also offered opportunities to reshape, reframe, and reconsider business school practices especially when it comes to the development of a responsible and sustainable pedagogy.

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