Collaborative learning for UG Economics at Ulster and Coventry

An Economics Network funded project, 2008-9

Institution: University of Ulster and Coventry University
Project leaders: Mark Bailey, University of Ulster and Keith Gray, Coventry University

The objective of this project is to enable an exchange of ideas and opinions upon different approaches to the notion of collaborative learning techniques. At Ulster, the project will focus on a compulsory specialist 1st year module (Microeconomics 1), a compulsory non-specialist 1st year module for Built Environment students (Economics 1) and a compulsory 2nd year module (Industrial Economics) where the module teams have experience of group/team working.

At Coventry, the project will focus on a compulsory specialist 1st year module (Macroeconomics 1), a compulsory non-specialist 1st year module for non-specialist students (Introduction to Economics 1) and an optional 3rd year module (Public Sector Economics) where the module teams have experience of group/team working.

Output: Project Final Report
Output: Learning pack for Industrial Economics

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