Author

Jason M. Kaye

Publication Date

5-5-2019

Document Type

Dissertation/Thesis

First Advisor

Mooney, Christine M.

Degree Name

B.S. (Bachelor of Science)

Department

Department of Management

Abstract

Experiential learning is key to creating a more valuable learning outcome for everyone involved. While we know value exists in these types of courses, we know little about what specific value is created for the stakeholders. Accordingly, I focus on a social venture consulting course at Northern Illinois University, adopt a qualitative, inductive methodology, and collect interview data from key actors involved in the course to study the value that is derived from this type of educational environment. My findings illustrate four aggregate dimensions (course development, expectations of stakeholders, experience of stakeholders, and outcomes) that shed light on what value an experiential learning course in social entrepreneurship generates for its stakeholders. I conclude with a discussion of my study’s contributions to research streams on social entrepreneurship and experiential learning.

Extent

18 pages

Language

eng

Publisher

Northern Illinois University

Rights Statement

In Copyright

Rights Statement 2

NIU theses are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from Huskie Commons for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without the written permission of the authors.

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Text

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