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7 Where next?

7.1 Suggested reading

The next sensible step is to consult your own institution's guidance on setting up a website. Advice on the available tools will be provided by the computing service, teaching support unit or learning technology unit. The following readings may also be helpful.

O'Leary, R. and Ramsden, A. (2002) 'Virtual Learning Environments', in P. Davies (ed.), The Handbook for Economics Lecturers: Teaching, Economics LTSN, Bristol, online at http://www.economicsnetwork.ac.uk/handbook/vle/ (last accessed 22 October 2004).

O'Leary, R. (2005) 'Online Communication using Discussion Boards', in P. Davies (ed.), The Handbook for Economics Lecturers: Teaching, Economics Network, Bristol, online at http://www.economicsnetwork.ac.uk/handbook/discussionboards/ (last accessed 29 July 2005).

Poulter, M. L. (2002) Setting up an economics website: a beginner's guide', Computers in Higher Education Economics Review, vol. 15, no. 1, pp. 22-6, online at http://www.economicsnetwork.ac.uk/cheer/ch15_1/website.htm (last accessed 22 October 2004).

Simkins, S. P. (1999) 'Promoting active-student learning using the World Wide Web in economics courses', Journal of Economic Education, vol. 30, no. 3, pp. 278-91, online at http://www.indiana.edu/~econed/pdffiles/summer99/simkins.pdf (last accessed 2 February 2005).

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