A1 Journal article – refereed
University Education as a Pathway to Innovation: Perspective on Building Students Innovation Capabilities in Sino-European Education Set-up

List of Authors: Ville Taajamaa, Anne-Maarit Majanoja, Aikaterini Bagiati, Xing Guo, Ville Leppänen
Publisher: Dr. Josef Raabe Verlags GmbH
Publication year: 2017
Journal: Journal of the European Higher Education Area
Issue number: 3


The focus of this study is to shed light on how activating teaching methods coupled with design
thinking processes can promote innovation capabilities among university students. The study
adopts the perspective of new product development in engineering education. The data for the
study were drawn from an international master’s course focusing on the Fuzzy Front End of product
development. Based on the literature and the course learning outcomes, we identified the teaching
methods that facilitate learning the required skills and mindset to enhance students’ innovation

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