A social network comparison between a Classroom-as-Organization and traditional management classes

Published on Feb 24, 2020in The Journal of Education for Business
路 DOI :10.1080/08832323.2020.1729684
Ovidiu C. Cocieru2
Estimated H-index: 2
(University of Scranton),
Matthew Katz8
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(UMass: University of Massachusetts Amherst),
Mark A. McDonald3
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(UMass: University of Massachusetts Amherst)
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AbstractThe constructivist theory of learning states that student interaction with peers leads to cognitive development. Meanwhile, scholars claimed that traditional management classes that use gro...
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