Revisiting the Impact of Education Philosophies and Theories in Experiential Learning

  • Irwyn ShepherdEmail author
  • Elyssebeth Leigh
  • Amanda Davies


Learning does not occur in a vacuum. Effective learning environments engage closely with relevant educational theories throughout the design process, ensuring that content, assessment tasks and learning outcomes are consistently aligned with underlying academically relevant principles and philosophies. This chapter provides guidance for using an evidence-supported framework to develop International Business courses that are contextualized, authentic and experience-based.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Irwyn Shepherd
    • 1
    Email author
  • Elyssebeth Leigh
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
  • Amanda Davies
    • 5
  1. 1.Monash UniversityMelbourneAustralia
  2. 2.Aalto UniversityHelsinkiFinland
  3. 3.The University of SydneySydneyAustralia
  4. 4.University of Technology SydneySydneyAustralia
  5. 5.Rabdan AcademyAbu DhabiUnited Arab Emirates

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