Journal article

The long and winding road: Problems in developing capabilities in an undergraduate commerce degree

A Calma

International Journal of Educational Management | Emerald Group Publishing Ltd. | Published : 2017


The purpose of this paper is to provide an analysis of specific learning outcomes in an undergraduate commerce degree in a large research-intensive university in Australia. Design/methodology/approach: It uses data collected from assurance of learning activities as part of Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business accreditation. A total of 267 assessments were marked using nine different rubrics in nine different subjects. It assessed six learning outcomes. Findings: Results indicate that a number of skills deficits exist among commerce students’ application of mathematical tools, analysis of business issues or problems, demonstration and application of theories, models or concep..

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