The Effective Use of RRI Teaching Methods on a CSR Course

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https://doi.org/10.14267/VEZTUD.2021.07.05

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RRI teaching, measuring effectiveness, responsibility, CSR, Q-methodology

Abstract

Teaching with RRI methods makes a difference. This paper aims to evaluate the application of RRI tools in a CSR course. A course is considered effective when objectives, targeted skills, competences, and expected learning outcomes are communicated and reached. The focus of this research is understanding the impact of a specific international blocked course on the social and environmental sensitivity of students through the application of a mixed-method approach. Q-methodology was used to measure the preferences of students before and after the course regarding their individual behaviour and expectations towards companies. Interviews were conducted after the course to assess individual perceptions about the course and its teaching methods. Results suggest that the RRI approach in teaching is clearly appreciated by students, and its effectiveness is estimated as high. Changes in responsibility-related preference order reflect stronger and weaker impacts alike, helping identify effective RRI tools for teaching, as well as opportunities for further improvement.

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Ágnes Zsóka, Corvinus University of Budapest

Full Professor

Katalin Ásványi, Corvinus University of Budapest

Associate Professor

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2021-07-22

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Zsóka, Ágnes, & Ásványi, K. (2021). The Effective Use of RRI Teaching Methods on a CSR Course. Vezetéstudomány / Budapest Management Review, 51(7), 40–52. https://doi.org/10.14267/VEZTUD.2021.07.05

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