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A Study on Teaching Style Preferences of Students and Teachers in Management Education


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1 Research Centre at We School, Mumbai, India
2 IBS Business School, Mumbai, India
     

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The objective of this study is to explore the most preferred teaching style of management educators and management students and also to see if there is a match between the preferences of teachers and students. The three teaching styles considered in this study are the challenger, the compiler and the counsellor. A questionnaire covering these three styles was developed. The questionnaire was administered to 74 students and 31 Faculty Members of a post graduate programme in management studies. Data collected was analysed quantitatively and qualitatively. Findings show that both teachers and students of management education prefer the challenger style followed by compiler style and then counsellor style. The study emphasizes the need to match and adapt styles preferred by both students and teachers. The study emphasizes the need for rigorous research so that the challenger style can be enhanced.

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Teaching Styles, Students' Preference, Teachers' Preference
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Sumeet Manerikar
Research Centre at We School, Mumbai, India
Rita Rangnekar
IBS Business School, Mumbai, India

Abstract


The objective of this study is to explore the most preferred teaching style of management educators and management students and also to see if there is a match between the preferences of teachers and students. The three teaching styles considered in this study are the challenger, the compiler and the counsellor. A questionnaire covering these three styles was developed. The questionnaire was administered to 74 students and 31 Faculty Members of a post graduate programme in management studies. Data collected was analysed quantitatively and qualitatively. Findings show that both teachers and students of management education prefer the challenger style followed by compiler style and then counsellor style. The study emphasizes the need to match and adapt styles preferred by both students and teachers. The study emphasizes the need for rigorous research so that the challenger style can be enhanced.

Keywords


Teaching Styles, Students' Preference, Teachers' Preference