The Handbook for Economics Lecturers

Resources available on the Economics Network website include:

(i) Assessment and monitoring case studies:
http://www.economicsnetwork.ac.uk/showcase/assessment

(ii) Smith, P. ‘Undergraduate Dissertations in Economics’
http://www.economicsnetwork.ac.uk/handbook/dissertations

(iii) Miller, N. ‘Alternative forms of formative and summative assessment’
http://www.economicsnetwork.ac.uk/handbook/assessment/.

For in-depth pedagogical analysis:

Bloom, B., Engelhart, M., Furst, E., Hill, W. and Krathwohl, D. (1956) Taxonomy of Educational Objectives: The Classification of Educational Goals; Handbook I: Cognitive Domain, New York: Longmans, Green.

Weinstein C. and Mayer, R. (1986) ‘The teaching of learning strategies’, in Wittrock, M. (ed.) Handbook of Research on Teaching, New York: MacMillan.

For US analysis into different assessment forms:

Myers, S.C., Nelson, M.A. and Stratton, R.W. (2011) ‘Assessment of the Undergraduate Economics Major: A National Survey’, Journal of Economic Education, Vol. 42(2), pp. 195–9. DOI:10.1080/00220485.2011.555722

Becker, W. (2000) ‘Teaching economics in the 21st Century’, Journal of Economic Perspectives, Vol. 14(1), 109–19. DOI:10.1257/jep.14.1.109

Walstad, W. (2001) ‘Improving assessment in university economics’, Journal of Economic Education, Vol. 32(3), pp. 281–94. DOI:10.1080/00220480109596109