Category: Entrepreneur

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More than a Business Class – an Actual Business

As I continue to reflect on the last 18 months, a lot has centered around my innovation project of creating a method of entrepreneurial education. While it is certainly not like my initial innovation plan http://jasonmkern.com/projects/entrepreneurial-track/entrepreneurial-initiative/ this semester has been one of the most rewarding in my 21 years as...

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What the Literature Says

As I continue to explore the benefits of action research, I am reminded to “stand of the shoulders of others.” I endeavored to delve into why action research is needed by diving into the literature concerning entrepreneurial education. We need to examine scholarly research, peer reviewed theories, and current observations...

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Action Research – Beginnings

Now that the end of the school year has passed I am ready to dive into some more study and reflection. As I have spent time thinking about the transformation of change, I am continually reminded of the need for tangible results in reference to my innovation plan. I have...

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New Year – New Challenge

So it’s a New Year and time for a New Challenge, right? As I have been doing the last 6 months or so, I plan on tackling a new challenge and sharing my journey here on the blog. This month’s challenge is to construct an online unit. I’m going to...

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Designing for Understanding

So after investigating learning theories and finding my leanings toward the Constructivists, now I am investigating how to go from theory to practice. In the last post I looked at D. Lee Fink’s “Designing Courses for Significant Learning” and it’s focus on what I referred to as the three-legged stool...

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Converting Beliefs and Theories into Course Design

In the last post we discussed how learning theories applied to what I believe about learning. This investigation has been fascinating to take a deeper dive into my beliefs. It has deepened my feelings about active learning. Recently I watched this video from Dr. Dwayne Harapnuik that discusses the difference...

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Crucial Conversations and Their Implications

They say you should always do things in threes, right? Well I just finished the third of what I would consider “business books”, Crucial Conversations. I think it was a great way to bring together my thinking as of late so let’s first start by reviewing my month. I won’t...

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4DX Book Review

I continue to plow through my reading list this year (up to 40 books total thanks to inspiration from @msstewart). Most of the time I switch between an educational or business book and a fun one. I just started The Whistler as I am a sucker for Grisham books even...