ADVANCED TEACHING METHODS FOR STUDENTS’ COMPETENCIES DEVELOPMENT

Authors

  • Jekaterina Bierne The University College of Economics and Culture
  • Jelena Titko The University College of Economics and Culture
  • Edgars Cerkovskis The University College of Economics and Culture
  • Anita Lasmane The University College of Economics and Culture

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.17770/sie2017vol1.2349

Keywords:

competencies, management course, teaching methods

Abstract

Competence-based approach to study process is frequently discussed topic among academicians, learners and government authorities due to its practical contribution to better graduates’ employment abilities. The aim of the given study is to identify teaching methods with the biggest contribution to development of students’ competencies. Bachelor level students of management-based study courses were surveyed in order to evaluate the progress in acquiring certain management competencies. Self-evaluation study was performed before and after the course. The acquired data was processed and the contribution of analysed teaching methods to competencies’ development was assessed.

Author Biographies

  • Jekaterina Bierne, The University College of Economics and Culture
    Jekaterina Bierne (Mg. psych.) is an Assistant Professor at the University College of Economics and Culture (LV). Research interests: e-teaching, Moodle application, learning outcomes. The University College of Economics and Culture, Lomonosova street 1/5, Riga, LV-1019, Latvia. E-mail: jekaterina.bierne@eka.edu.lv
  • Jelena Titko, The University College of Economics and Culture
    Jelena Titko (Dr.oec.) is an associated Professor at the University College of Economics and Culture (Ekonomikas un kultūras augstskola). Research interests: bank value, performance management, financial literacy, service quality in banking, customer loyalty. University College of Economics and Culture, Lomonosova Str. 1/5, Riga, Latvia. E-mail: jelena.titko@eka.edu.lv
  • Edgars Cerkovskis, The University College of Economics and Culture
    Edgars Čerkovskis (Mg.sc.soc.,) is a guest lecturer of the University of Economics and Culture and the Alberta College. Economics and Business Management teacher in the European Distance Learning Secondary School, the Latvian Centre for Professional Education and the Riga Trade Vocational Secondary School. Currently does the Doctor's degree at the Faculty of Economics and Management of the University of Latvia. University College of Economics and Culture, Department of Economics, Lomonosova 1, korp. 5, Riga, Latvia, LV-1019. E-mail: e.cerkovskis@gmail.com

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Published

2017-05-26