John Sloman, Visiting Fellow
John has been at the centre since its beginning in 1999/2000, and led it until his retirement in July 2012. He was formerly Head of School of Economics at the University of the West of England and is now Visiting Professor at UWE.
John has led many of the departmental and national workshops offered by the centre and has contributed a number of resources for the website. He has presented at several international conferences. He has co-authored the Lecturing chapter of the Handbook. He also co-authored the Economics subject overview report of the QAA in 2002. He is the author of two economics textbooks and co-author of two more. He has also produced a range of supplementary teaching and learning materials.
His interests in teaching and learning in Economics are wide ranging and focus on ways of encouraging deeper and more active learning by students. He is also interested in practical applications of C&IT in Economics and the creative use of virtual learning environments.
Prof. John Sloman
The Economics Network
University of Bristol
8-10 Berkeley Square
Bristol BS8 1HH