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Fels, Rendigs – Journal of Economic Education, 1984
A project for a seminar course in macroeconomic policy which involved students in writing, presenting, and discussing a position paper on a specific policy issue is described. Students rated the exercise very highly. (RM)
Descriptors: Course Descriptions, Economics, Economics Education, Higher Education
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Mulligan, James G. – Journal of Economic Education, 1984
A method for determining the cost function for computer-assisted programed instruction is described. The teaching process modelled consists of students working at self-paced programed instruction and receiving immediate feedback provided by a computer and an instructor. The instructor is available for clarification and discussion at an individual…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Cost Estimates, Economics Education, Elementary Secondary Education
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Schober, Howard M. – Journal of Economic Education, 1984
Inservice teacher training in economics improved the achievement scores of participating teachers and their students. In addition, as their achievement scores improved, both teachers and students developed more positive opinions about economics. (Author/RM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Attitude Change, Economics Education, Educational Research
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Rhodes, Edwardo L.; Cerveny, Robert P. – Journal of Economic Education, 1984
This study evaluated the use of video production supplements in an upper-level applied microeconomics course. The presentation mode was interactive viewing. With respect to economic understanding, users and nonusers of the videos did about equally well. However, the user group did not exhibit the frequently reported negative attitude toward…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Course Evaluation, Economics Education, Educational Research
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Bogan, Elizabeth C. – Journal of Economic Education, 1984
College students enrolled in a microeconomics course enthusiastically responded to the use of interactive video tapes. The tapes varied in length from 5 to 40 minutes and covered all the major topics in the course. The advantages of an interactive video program are discussed. (RM)
Descriptors: Course Evaluation, Economics Education, Educational Research, Educational Television
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Richardson, J. David – Journal of Economic Education, 1984
In an undergraduate course in international economics, students are required to answer all questions on examinations and to assign weights to the questions to be used in calculating grades. Seventy-three percent of the students like this format. One surprising result is that poorer students have a much better perception of their knowledge level…
Descriptors: Course Descriptions, Economics Education, Educational Innovation, Evaluation Methods
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Ferber, Marianne A. – Journal of Economic Education, 1984
The first part of the article summarizes evidence that women students appear to be at some disadvantage in economics courses at all levels and presents some suggestions for mitigating this problem. The second part provides illustrations of how more information about and relevant to women can be integrated into economics courses. (RM)
Descriptors: Course Content, Economics Education, Educational Needs, Elementary Secondary Education
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Hansen, W. Lee – Journal of Economic Education, 1983
Successful classroom discussions in economics courses require careful planning. Planning involves five steps: defining course goals, choosing materials, preparing questions to guide the discussion, planning the mechanics of the discussion, and defining the responsibilities and evaluating the performance of discussion leaders. Includes follow-up…
Descriptors: Discussion (Teaching Technique), Economics Education, Educational Objectives, Group Dynamics
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Kelley, Allen C. – Journal of Economic Education, 1983
A teacher-developed economics newspaper brings real-world problems to the college classroom. The teacher must clip four or five articles a week, tape them to sheets of paper, underline key economic terms, and under each article write a few questions. Every four weeks a newspaper quiz is administered. (RM)
Descriptors: Course Descriptions, Economics Education, Higher Education, Learning Activities
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Sun, Emily – Journal of Economic Education, 1979
Presents a simplified method for teaching comparative advantage theory to undergraduate students through the use of algebraic language. (KC)
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Economics, Economics Education, Higher Education
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Keating, Barry – Journal of Economic Education, 1979
Describes simulation in a managerial economics course in which students were placed in the position of the top management team of a business firm and were required to make decisions in a number of functional areas: production, scheduling, pricing, budgeting, and government relations. (Author/KC)
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Course Evaluation, Economics Education, Higher Education
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Yates, Judith – Journal of Economic Education, 1981
Asserts that tests of student performance in economics courses on the college level do not necessarily enable educators to infer anything about what students have learned or the manner in which they have learned it. Suggests that economics instruction be tailored to the individual, allowing for different learning styles. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Economics, Economics Education, Educational Assessment
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White, Fred C. – Journal of Economic Education, 1997
Describes an innovative instructional technique for teaching the economic analysis of public policies. Teams of four to six students with different skills and different tasks work together as economic decision making units in a series of instructional simulations. Discusses implementation, activities, and assessment. (MJP)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Content Analysis, Cooperative Learning, Economics
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Bryant, William D. A. – Journal of Economic Education, 1997
Maintains that most graduate-level economics textbooks rarely mention the need for consumers to be above their minimum wealth position as a condition for market equilibrium. Argues that this omission leaves students with a mistaken sense about the range of circumstances under which market equilibria can exist. (MJP)
Descriptors: Business Cycles, Consumer Economics, Conventional Instruction, Economic Climate
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Huettner, David A.; Clark, William – Journal of Economic Education, 1997
Develops a simple theoretical model to evaluate interdisciplinary differences in research productivity between economics departments and related subjects. Compares the research publishing statistics of economics, finance, psychology, geology, physics, oceanography, chemistry, and geophysics. Considers a number of factors including journal…
Descriptors: Competition, Departments, Economics, Economics Education
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