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International Handbook on Teaching and Learning Economics

Edited by Gail Hoyt () and KimMarie McGoldrick

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Abstract: The International Handbook on Teaching and Learning Economics provides a comprehensive resource for instructors and researchers in economics, both new and experienced. This wide-ranging collection is designed to enhance student learning by helping economic educators learn more about course content, pedagogic techniques, and the scholarship of the teaching enterprise.

Keywords: Economics and Finance; Education (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: A2 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2011
ISBN: 9781848449688
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Chapters in this book:

Ch 1 A history of economic education Downloads
Phillip Saunders
Ch 2 Case Use in Economics Instruction Downloads
Phillip Saunders
Ch 3 Teaching with Context-Rich Problems Downloads
Joann Bangs
Ch 4 Using Cooperative Learning Exercises in Economics Downloads
KimMarie McGoldrick
Ch 5 Improving Classroom Discussion in Economics Courses Downloads
W. Lee Hansen and Michael K. Salemi
Ch 6 Let Experience be the Guide: Experiential Education in Economics Downloads
KimMarie McGoldrick and Andrea L. Ziegert
Ch 7 Classroom Experiments Downloads
Tisha Emerson and Denise Hazlett
Ch 8 Interactive Lecture Demonstrations: Adapting a Physics Education Pedagogy for Use in the Economics Classroom Downloads
Mark Maier
Ch 9 Using Just-in-Time Teaching to Promote Student Learning in Economics Downloads
Scott Simkins
Ch 10 Making the Large-Enrollment Course Interactive and Engaging Downloads
Stephen Buckles, Gail Hoyt and Jennifer Imazeki
Ch 11 Teaching Economics Socratically Downloads
Kenneth Elzinga
Ch 12 Writing for Learning in Economics Downloads
Elizabeth Perry-Sizemore and Steven A. Greenlaw
Ch 13 Incorporating Media and Response Systems in the Economics Classroom Downloads
Joseph Calhoun and Dirk Mateer
Ch 14 Distance Education: Course Development and Strategies for Success Downloads
Mary Mathewes Kassis
Ch 15 Economics Blogs and Economic Education Downloads
Tim Haab, Aaron Schiff and John Whitehead
Ch 16 Methods of Assessment in the College Economics Course Downloads
Ken Rebeck and Carlos Asarta
Ch 17 An Expected Proficiencies Approach to the Economics Major Downloads
W. Lee Hansen
Ch 18 Ethics and Critical Thinking Downloads
Jonathan Wight
Ch 19 Feminist Pedagogy and Economics Downloads
Jean Shackelford
Ch 20 Integrating Race, Gender and Class Downloads
Robin L. Bartlett
Ch 21 Economics and Literature: The Gains from Trade Downloads
Cecil Bohanon and Michelle Albert Vachris
Ch 22 The Interdisciplinary Approach to Teaching Economics Downloads
Arthur H. Goldsmith and James F. Casey
Ch 23 Pluralism in Economics Education Downloads
Robert F. Garnett and Jack Reardon
Ch 24 Threshold Concepts in Economics Education Downloads
Peter Davies
Ch 25 Economic Education in American Elementary and Secondary Schools Downloads
Paul Grimes
Ch 26 Organizations Focused on Economic Education Downloads
Sue Lynn Sasser and Helen Meyers
Ch 27 The Purpose, Structure and Content of the Principles of Economics Course Downloads
Geoffrey Schneider
Ch 28 The Principles of Economics Textbook: Content Coverage and Usage Downloads
Jane S. Lopus and Lynn Paringer
Ch 29 Measurement Techniques of Student Performance and Literacy: College and High School Downloads
Carlos Asarta and Ken Rebeck
Ch 30 Research on the Effectiveness of Non-Traditional Pedagogies Downloads
Joshua D. Miller and Robert Rebelein
Ch 31 Factors Influencing Performance in Economics: Graphs and Quantitative Usage Downloads
Mary Ellen Benedict and John Hoag
Ch 32 Student Characteristics, Behavior, and Performance in Economics Classes Downloads
Ann Owen
Ch 33 Factors Influencing Student Performance in Economics: Class and Instructor Characteristics Downloads
Wayne Grove and Stephen Wu
Ch 34 What Every Economist Should Know About the Evaluation of Teaching: A Review of the Literature Downloads
Stephen DeLoach
Ch 35 Data Resources and Econometric Techniques Downloads
William Bosshardt and Peter Kennedy
Ch 36 Lessons from Physics Education Research: Lessons for Economics Education Downloads
Mark Maier and Scott Simkins
Ch 37 Journals and Beyond: Publishing Economics Education Research Downloads
Peter Davies and William L. Goffe
Ch 38 Less is More: The Perils of Trying to Cover too Much in Microeconomic Principles Downloads
Robert H. Frank
Ch 39 Macroeconomic Principles are Still Relevant and Still Important Downloads
William McEachern
Ch 40 Teaching Non-Majors Downloads
Deborah M. Figart
Ch 41 Intermediate Microeconomics Downloads
Walter Nicholson
Ch 42 Intermediate Macroeconomics Downloads
Christopher Foote
Ch 43 Teaching Undergraduate Econometrics Downloads
Jeffrey Wooldridge
Ch 44 An Interdisciplinary Approach to Teaching Antitrust Economics Downloads
Roger D. Blair and Christine Piette Durrance
Ch 45 The Economics of Education: Applying Economic Theory and Empirical Tools to Public Policy Downloads
Jessica S. Howell
Ch 46 Environmental and Natural Resource Economics: Teaching the Non-Major and Major Simultaneously Downloads
Lynne Lewis
Ch 47 Teaching Experimental Economics: Reinforcing Paradigms and Bringing Research into the Undergraduate Classroom Downloads
Charles Holt
Ch 48 Game Theory in a Liberal Arts Education Downloads
Joseph E. Harrington
Ch 49 Teaching a Research-Inspired Course on Growth and Development Downloads
Marla Ripoll
Ch 50 Teaching American Economic History Downloads
Price Fishback and Pamela Nickless
Ch 51 The Economic History of European Growth Downloads
Daniel Barbezat
Ch 52 Why and How to Teach the History of Economic Thought: Economics as Historically Produced Knowledge Downloads
Avi Cohen and Ross Emmett
Ch 53 Health Economics – Methods for a New Field Downloads
Allen C. Goodman
Ch 54 Teaching Undergraduate Industrial Organization Economics Downloads
Elizabeth Jensen
Ch 55 Teaching International Finance, Adapting to Globalization Downloads
Stefan C. Norrbin and Onsurang Norrbin
Ch 56 Teaching International Trade by Bridging the Gap between Theory and Practice Downloads
Raymond Robertson
Ch 57 Building Human Capital in the Labor Economics Course Downloads
Barry Hirsch
Ch 58 The Challenges and Pleasures of Teaching Law and Economics Downloads
Thomas S. Ulen
Ch 59 Teaching Managerial Economics with Problems Instead of Models Downloads
Luke Froeb and James C. Ward
Ch 60 Using Real-World Applications to Policy and Everyday Life to Teach Money and Banking Downloads
Dean Croushore
Ch 61 Teaching Political Economy to Undergraduate Students Downloads
William Waller
Ch 62 Some Reflections on Teaching the Economics of Poverty Downloads
James Ziliak
Ch 63 Public Economics Downloads
Edgar Olsen
Ch 64 Sports Economics as Applied Microeconomics Downloads
Peter von Allmen, Michael Leeds and Brad Humphreys
Ch 65 Using Location, Agglomeration, and Policy Issues to Teach Urban Economics Downloads
Daniel McMillen
Ch 66 Women and Men in the Economy Downloads
Francine Blau and Anne Winkler
Ch 67 Faculty Development: Mentoring, Evaluation, Documentation and Resources Downloads
John Siegfried
Ch 68 The Economics Major in the United States Downloads
John Siegfried
Ch 69 Curricular and Co-curricular Aspects of the Economics Major at Highly Ranked Schools Downloads
David H. Dean and Robert C. Dolan
Ch 70 The Characteristics of Economics Graduate Students Downloads
Wendy A. Stock
Ch 71 Supporting Economics Higher Education in the United Kingdom Downloads
John Sloman and Inna Pomorina
Ch 72 Economics Education in Australia Downloads
Leslie Duhs and Ross Guest
Ch 73 Ordonomics and the Current State of Economic Education in Germany Downloads
Ewald Mittelstaedt and Claudia Wiepcke
Ch 74 Private, Corporate and Government Funding for Economic Education Downloads
William Alpert and Michael A. MacDowell
Ch 75 Near and Far – An Introduction to Economic Education Organizations in the US and Beyond Downloads
Frank Mixon
Ch 76 Economics Teaching Workshops: Past, Present, and Future Downloads
Joab N. Corey, James Gwartney and Gail Hoyt

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