Written by: Amanda Nimon-Peters and Nadine Page Published by: BizEd, AACSB International MBA News Digest Comment: None. Extracted Content: FOR A LONG time now, business educators have faced increasing pressure to tackle the ultimate conundrum: How can we train future leaders to meet the complex needs of modern employers? Especially as our classes grow larger and more diverse? And that … [Read more...] about Do Large Classes Make It Harder to Learn?
Content written by Jonathan Moules and published by The Financial Times. MBA News Digest Comment: None. Extracted Content: Big or small? Is there an ideal figure for teaching numbers on an MBA? A large intake might indicate a school’s pulling power, provide greater networking opportunities and draw employers to recruitment events. At the same time, breaking down a big group into smaller … [Read more...] about MBA class sizes: is there an ideal number?
All other things being equal, a classroom with fewer students is better than one with more. In a big class, it’s easy to get lost in the shuffle—upraised hands go unanswered, having trouble with the material can quickly become debilitating, and getting in to see the professor might entail waiting in line. In small classes, participation is a requirement, discussion and debate are the norms. It’s … [Read more...] about MBA Class Size: Is Bigger Better? – Businessweek