Engaging Economics and Traffic Engineering Students in Community Issues using the Multicreation Approach, Proceedings of

Petrevska Nechkoska, Renata and Koltovska Nechoska, Daniela and Angeleski, Marjan Engaging Economics and Traffic Engineering Students in Community Issues using the Multicreation Approach, Proceedings of. In: 4th International Scientific Conference “Contemporary Challenges in Economic and Business Research”, 18-22 May 2020, Maribor, Slovenia. (In Press)

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Abstract

The effective teaching methods for the next generations of pragmatic students and teachers are evolving towards much greater involvement on all sides, attempting to bridge real life and the academe in many innovative ways. After introducing and validating the MultiCreation approach in teaching/learning for business-academia collaboration, where multiple disciplines, diverse profiles of students, professors and managers took various roles to address relevant business issues, we were encouraged to expand its applicability beyond the business world - into societal problems. We retained the problem-based and participatory learning, but shifted the positioning of the problem towards traffic safety of children in primary schools - incorporating economical, project, managerial, traffic engineering, logistical, regulatory and governance issues. By including two primary schools, collaborating with their principals, advisory teams and teachers, as well as children and parents, in two different cities, we aimed to provide complete research, engineering and education for the stakeholders so that the schools could just hand in the documentation to the relevant municipal bodies to be acted upon effectuation. The involved students came from two faculties - of economics and traffic engineering, steered by three university professors on the subjects of project management and basic and advanced techniques for traffic management. The blended learning components took place as prescribed in the MultiCreation approach, during two semesters of two academic years. combined countermeasures and solutions. The MultiCreation approach has been enhanced in its components and workflow and its effectiveness is validated in multi-stakeholder environment of direct and indirect educational beneficiaries

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: Scientific Fields (Frascati) > Engineering and Technology > Other engineering and technologies
Divisions: Faculty of Technical Sciences
Depositing User: Prof. d-r. Daniela Koltovska
Date Deposited: 15 Sep 2020 07:06
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2020 07:06
URI: http://eprints.uklo.edu.mk/id/eprint/5731

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