Introducing the research-based teaching method in the international business bachelor’s degree program
Saleem, Salman; Akpinar, Murat (2021)
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Research is an integral part of higher education, specifically international business (IB) higher education. This paper has highlighted the significance of research for higher education from a variety of perspectives, namely, recognition bodies, policymakers, industry and society in general. Thus, there is an increasing pressure on teachers at higher education institutions to increase the research output. This paper provides first a brief overview of learning approaches and methods and coins the research-based teaching method. Then it describes the implementation of research-based teaching model at JAMK School of Business. Our findings show that research-based teaching method proves to be beneficial for all stakeholders, as it results in high-quality theses, award-winning conference papers and journal publications. Based on obtained results, authors recommend academicians, scholars and policymakers to promote research-based teaching method. Lastly, the authors discuss the limitations and call for further research to improve the research-based teaching method.