The Handbook for Economics Lecturers

All links were last checked on 21 February 2009.

Further reading:

LeFrancois, G.R. (2000) Theories of Human Learning: What the Old Man Said, 4th edition, USA: Ed Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc.

Caruana, V.and Spurling, N. (2007) The Internationalisation of UK Higher Education: a review of selected material. Project Report
http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/assets/York/documents/ourwork/tla/internationalisation/lit_review_internationalisation_of_uk_he_v2.pdf

Outcomes from institutional audit. Arrangements for international students. Second series
http://www.qaa.ac.uk/reviews/institutionalAudit/outcomes/series2/InternationalStudents.pdf

Library services for international students, SCONUL
http://www.sconul.ac.uk/groups/access/papers/international_students.pdf

Jones, E. and Brown, S. (eds) (2007) Internationalising Higher Education: Enhancing Learning, Teaching and Curriculum and a review by Lee, C. (2008)
http://escalate.ac.uk/4047

Fielden, J., Middlehurst, R. and Woodfield, S. (2007) Global Horizons for UK Students. A guide for universities, London: Council for Industry & Higher Education.

Appleton, J., Hirst, S., Leggott, D. Mwanje, Z. Stapleford, J. (2008) Hands-on Internationalisation, edited by David Killick, Leeds Metropolitan University
http://www.leedsmet.ac.uk/alt/docs/Hands_on_Internationalisation.pdf

Web resources

Assessing group work
http://www.cshe.unimelb.edu.au/assessinglearning/03/group.html

Advice for students unfamiliar with assessment practices in Australian higher education
http://www.cshe.unimelb.edu.au/assessinglearning/03/intstuds.html

A 14-minute video useful for reflecting about learning and teaching in large classes in general. It is not aimed at learning and teaching international diverse student cohorts so we believe activities need to be introduced more frequently considering a 7–10 minute attention span rather than the 20 minute proposed as we discuss in section 8.

Teaching Large Classes. A video featuring Graham Gibbs
http://learningandteaching.dal.ca/vhtest/largeclasses.html

A useful reference for students is the OU’s online resource on mathematics and statistics, Chapter 3 ‘The language of proof’. This can be accessed by guests at
http://openlearn.open.ac.uk/file.php/3776/M208_5_Section3.pdf

A good source of information for graphics can be found at http://personal.ashland.edu/jgarcia/Macroeconomics%20233/MacroEconPowerpt2004/Chap002a%20Graphing.ppt 

The University of Leeds Language Centre has an easy-to-use, self-paced interactive resource that can be an excellent tool to support international students: http://www.leeds.ac.uk/languages/resource/english/graphs/tren6b.htm

National Student Forum. Annual Report 2008. Available at http://s52158.gridserver.com/NSF_annual_report_2008.pdf