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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, 1988
Advocates the supplemental use of trade books with textbooks in introductory economics courses. States that students will learn how economists approach economic issues in the real world, building upon the organized textbook presentation of material. Acknowledging that textbooks are essential to instruction, Hansen lists several appropriate works…
Descriptors: Course Content, Curriculum Development, Economics, Economics Education