MBA versus MBA challenge: Developing an engaging library orientation for incoming students

Jessica Lange

Abstract


This case describes the application of active learning activities in an MBA student orientation workshop. By incorporating a competitive presentation aspect to the session, students became engaged participants in the process of getting acquainted with basic library information.


Keywords


MBA, orientation, instruction, active learning

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