Browsing by publisher "The Economics Network"

Now showing items 1-20 of 29

  • Alternative Forms of Formative and Summative Assessment 

    Miller, N. J. (Nigel J.) (The Economics Network, 2014-04)
    The nature of assessment is central to everything that students ‘do’ – it governs how they study and learn.

  • Assessment and Feedback 

    Guest, J. (Jon) (The Economics Network, 2014-04)
    1. Introduction 2. Why don’t students engage with the feedback provided? 3. Some innovative assessment and feedback activities 4. Summary

  • Assessment Design and Methods 

    Cook, S. (Steve); Watson, D. (Duncan) (The Economics Network, 2014-04)
    The analysis of assessment methods is an effervescent aspect of pedagogical inquiry into higher education teaching practices. At the heart of any such analysis must be a clear recognition of the objectives or purpose of ...

  • Case Studies 

    Volpe, G. (Guglielmo) (The Economics Network, 2014-04)
    The case method, The pedagogy of case studies, Adopting the case method; The case method through the use of newsclips; Case method teaching; Where next?;

  • Computer-assisted Assessment 

    Chalmers, C. (Douglas); McAusland, W. D. M. (The Economics Network, 2014-04)
    Introduction; Main content; Case study: Macroeconomics at the University of Aberdeen; Where next?;

  • Creative uses of in-class technology 

    Stephenson, J. (Juliette); Cortinhas, C. (Carlos) (The Economics Network, 2014-04)
    1. Introduction 2. Main content 3. Learners' perspectives 4. References

  • Curriculum design for the twenty-first century 

    Smith, P. (Peter) (The Economics Network, 2014-04)
    1. Introduction 2. Definitions and assumptions 3. Desirable characteristics of an economics graduate 4. The national subject benchmarks and the QA infrastructure 5. Building the core 6. Case studies of economics ...

  • Dealing with students' diverse skills in maths and stats 

    Jackson, K. (Karen) (The Economics Network, 2014-04)
    1. Introduction 2. Delivering maths and stats modules 3. Delivering economics modules relying on maths and stats skills 4. Questions and Answers 5. Top Tips 6. Research 7. Resources

  • Designing ab initio postgraduate degrees 

    Baimbridge, M. (Mark) (The Economics Network, 2014-04)
    1. Introduction 2. Demand-led provision: discovering what students want 3. Utilising the student cohort as focus groups 4. Survey existing undergraduates 5. Reviewing competition of existing taught postgraduate provision: ...

  • Designing Undergraduate Degree Programmes 

    Taylor, R. (Rebecca) (The Economics Network, 2014-04)
    Introduction; Undergraduate degree programmes; Appendix BA Economics: an example of a programme specification;

  • Economic Classroom Experiments 

    Balkenborg, D. (Dieter); Kaplan, T. (Todd) (The Economics Network, 2014-04)
    Introduction; Why use economic classroom experiments? ; What are economic classroom experiments? ; Types of classroom experiments; Integration into a module; Resources;

  • Groupwork and Assessment 

    Watkins, R. (Rob) (The Economics Network, 2014-04)
    Introduction; Why use group work?; How can we make group work effective?; Assessment; Where next?;

  • The Handbook for Economics Teaching Assistants 

    Exley, K. (Kate); Barnett, L. (Liz) (The Economics Network, 2014-04)
    1. Starting to Teach 2. Preparation and Planning 3. The Skills of the Class Teacher 4. Case Study: Targeting the Median Student in Seminars 5. Preventing and Resolving problems 6. Further Reading

  • Lectures 

    Sloman, J.(John); Mitchell, C. (Chris) (The Economics Network, 2014-04)
    Opportunities provided by lectures; Inherent problems with the traditional lecture; Improving lecture practice; Building on lectures and student support; Evaluating your lecture; Case studies; Where next?;

  • Motivating international students 

    Dolan, M. (Margarida); Macias, I. (Irene) (The Economics Network, 2014-04)
    Motivating international students learning Economics in the UK: the context; Cultural diversity and learning and teaching; Being aware of language and cultural references; Being welcoming; Being responsive; Being ...

  • Online Communication using Discussion Boards 

    O’Leary, R. (Ros) (The Economics Network, 2014-04)
    Introduction; Effective teaching with discussion boards: practical tips; Different uses of discussion boards for economics teaching; Conclusions; Where next? ;

  • Personal Development Planning 

    Allen, D. (David) (The Economics Network, 2014-04)
    Introduction; The background to the development of PDP policy; PDP and the student: reflection, recording and planning; PDP and the university: structure, tools and support; The challenge ahead; Conclusion: creating a ...

  • Plagiarism 

    Williams, J. B. (Jeremy B.) (The Economics Network, 2014-04)
    1. Introduction 2. The ‘New’ Plagiarism 3. Authentic assessment practice 4. Where next?

  • Problem-based Learning 

    Forsythe, F. (Frank) (The Economics Network, 2014-04)
    Introduction; What is problem-based learning?; Designing problems/tasks; Assessing the response to a task; Designing a PBL environment; Where next?

  • Questionnaires 

    Miller, N. (Nigel J.) (The Economics Network, 2014-04)
    Introduction; The process of designing and implementing questionnaires; Questionnaires in evaluating teaching and learning in economics; Other issues; Case studies in some examples of questionnaires in higher education;