The Information Challenges Approach to Teaching Information Management

Kevin Grant, Mark Stansfield, Stuart Fitz-Gerald

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    This article describes one approach to teaching Information Management (IM) at honours degree level that the authors helped develop and deliver at Napier University Business School, namely 'Information Challenges' . Information Challenges provides a flexible framework upon which to teach the diverse and rapidly changing area of IM, as well as learning about current thinking and practice from leading academics and practitioners from industry and commerce. This article identifies the main areas of study within the field of IM and explores the main teaching and learning methods that were adopted and implemented within the Information Challenges approach. The main lessons learnt from developing and applying the Information Challenges approach will be highlighted, along with a number of issues that may emerge in the future.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)359-368
    Number of pages10
    JournalJournal of Further and Higher Education
    Issue number3
    Publication statusPublished - 2001


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