Pedagogy in Operations Research: Where has the discipline been, where is it now, and where should it go?

  • JJ Cochran
Keywords: Education, pedagogy, operations research, management science, instruction, history.

Abstract

This paper provides a review of the history of operations research pedagogy and the progress the discipline has made in improving the quality of education it provides college students since its recognized inception during World War II. Recent and current trends are examined and ongoing activities and initiatives in operations research pedagogy are discussed. Finally,
implications for the future of operations research are considered.

Key words: Education, pedagogy, operations research, management science, instruction, history.

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