NUBS China Professors Innovate Teaching Methods and Promote Extraordinary Learning Experience, Business News
NINGBO, China, May 25, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Engaging students in innovative studies, developing their international business perspective, and encouraging them to be interactive in the classroom, Nottingham University Business School China (NUBS China) has been widely recognized for its “International, Interactive” pedagogical approach , Innovative practices. Recently, the Lord 2020/21 Bold price was conferred on three faculty members of NUBS China: Dr Lei Li, associate professor in international business and strategy; Dr. Marina Glushenkova, Assistant Professor in Economics; and Dr ‘Alim Beveridge, Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior.
A supporter of experiential learning
Dr Lei Li emphasizes experiential learning in the form of computer simulation as well as an in-depth discussion of real cases. Students in its classes have the opportunity to explore management issues in practice and develop the ability to apply knowledge through the learning-by-doing approach, as opposed to conventional exam-based methods. He encourages students to think strategically and try to differentiate themselves. Students find her module very practical and valuable. Under his influence, other faculty members have either adopted the computer simulation method or are working with him to develop more experiential learning tools for the future.
Dr. Lei Li has also made remarkable achievements in writing cases. His case studies have been published in the Casebooks of Harvard and Ivey Business Schools and adopted by some prestigious business schools such as London Business School.
Dr Lei Li joined NUBS China in 2010. He obtained his PhD in International Studies in Human Resources Management. University of Texas at Dallas, United States, an MBA from International University of Japan, and a BSc from Peking University, China. He was a strategic management consultant before his university career.
At the heart of digital education
Dr. Marina Glushenkova focuses on the digitization of education. In her lectures, she combines traditional interactive activities with digital activities such as voting and real-life experiences. When teaching in a large classroom, she often asks students to use their cell phones or tablets to answer questions and express their opinions on the topic. It helps increase student interest in a topic and turn boring lectures into fun learning practices for students. Additionally, Dr Glushenkova actively integrates Moodle into her teaching by setting various e-learning activities for her courses. Online teaching contexts help improve students’ understanding of the topic and provide quick summative feedback during the semester. His teaching method is highly regarded at UNNC, which is evidenced by student feedback in the Teaching Assessment System (SEM) such as, “This add-on is the most well-designed and useful add-on I have ever taken“and”her teaching is really interesting and the material and practice she provided on Moodle really helped me understand the module.“
Dr Glushenkova is a constant participant in teaching and learning forums and conferences. For example, she recently presented her Educational Development Project at the 2021 American Social Science Association Annual Conference as part of the Economic Education session. She also actively participates in UNNC digital community forums.
Dr. Marina Glushenkova joined NUBS China in 2016. She completed her PhD in Economics at the University of Cyprus. Previously, she obtained a master’s degree in economic analysis at the University of Cyprus and did his undergraduate studies in international economics at the Urals Federal University.
Bringing the concept of sustainable development to the classroom
Dr ‘Alim Beveridge uses experiential learning to help postgraduate students feel less intimidated by the obligation to independently conduct original research for their master’s theses. Because they lack prior knowledge of research methods, many master’s students see research as a significant challenge. In its modules, it uses a series of experiential activities and exercises, as well as intense classroom discussions and reflections, to help students develop a sense of competence in conducting qualitative research and confidence in their ability to complete their master’s thesis using qualitative methods.
In addition, Dr Beveridge contributed to the University’s mission of supporting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through a final year UG module called Business ethics and sustainability. Students in this module learn to measure their own environmental footprint, in order to better understand their impact on the environment and society. They also work as a team on a group report which consists of analyzing the impact (positive and negative) of a company on society and the environment to make recommendations on how it can improve its development performance. sustainable. Some, for example, interview a business leader and write a report on how a business has contributed to sustainability through innovation.
Dr ‘Alim Beveridge joined NUBS China in 2013. He obtained his PhD at Case Western Reserve University, a Master and a Bachelor at Stanford University.
A lord Bold price is highly regarded within the University and recognizes the world-class contribution of staff in creating a learning environment for students that is stimulating on the one hand, but stimulating, creative and innovative on the other. Established in 1999, the award is based on evidence of nomination and uses the criteria listed below:
- Excellence in supporting student learning;
- Evidence of stimulating and inspiring student learning;
- Recognition and support of the diverse learning needs of students;
- Support colleagues in promoting student learning;
- A serious and continuous commitment to review and reflect to improve individual and team practice.
Congratulations to all the winners for their great achievements
Faculty of Business
As a faculty of UNNC, Nottingham University Business School China (NUBS China) has the highest employment rate at 94.2%. After studying at UNNC, graduates were equipped with global vision, excellent learning ability, strong sense of social responsibility and ability to accept change and uncertainty, which helped them to excel in the global job market.