Education + Training: Volume 58 Issue 5


Table of contents - Special Issue: Application of threshold concepts in business education

Guest Editors: Christopher Bajada and Rowan Trayler

Introduction to threshold concepts in business education

Christopher Bajada, Rowan Trayler

– To introduce to the special issues on threshold concepts in business education.


Threshold concepts and pedagogic representation

Jan H.F. Meyer

The purpose of this paper is to present a brief exposure to the development of the threshold concepts framework (TCF), the intention being to illuminate for interested…


Applying threshold concepts to finance education

Susan Hoadley, Leigh N Wood, Leonie Tickle, Tim Kyng

– The purpose of this paper is to investigate and identify threshold concepts that are the essential conceptual content of finance programmes.

Transforming the economics curriculum by integrating threshold concepts

Prashan Shayanka Mendis Karunaratne, Yvonne A Breyer, Leigh N Wood

Economics is catering to a diverse student cohort. This cohort needs to be equipped with transformative concepts that students can integrate beyond university. When a…


Threshold concepts in economics

Martin Shanahan

The purpose of this paper is to examine threshold concepts in the context of teaching and learning first-year university economics. It outlines some of the arguments for…


Threshold capability development in intensive mode business units

Stuart Crispin, Phil Hancock, Sally Amanda Male, Caroline Baillie, Cara MacNish, Jeremy Leggoe, Dev Ranmuthugala, Firoz Alam

The purpose of this paper is to explore: student perceptions of threshold concepts and capabilities in postgraduate business education, and the potential impacts of…


Threshold concepts in business school curriculum – a pedagogy for public trust

Christopher Bajada, Walter Jarvis, Rowan Trayler, Anh Tuan Bui

The purpose of this paper is to explore some of the implications for curriculum design by operationalizing threshold concepts and capabilities (TCC) in subject delivery…

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