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Overview of online business and management education

Introduction

This chapter explores the reasons for a book on online and blended teaching and learning specific to business education. In the paragraphs to follow, we articulate the primary reasons for the book and make a case for why these issues are important. We discuss the relative lack of coverage of research in the business disciplines in mainstream online teaching and learning journals and the lack of work that comprehensively examines the business school curriculum, and articulates the potential problems that this lack of attention may create for business schools interested in online learning going forward. We also examine both epistemological and practical reasons for which disciplinary ...

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