Teaching Portfolio Theory: A tool for demonstrating the diversification effect and related issues

Steve Cook, Swansea University Business School

Professor Steve Cook
Department of Accounting and Finance, Swansea University Business School
Published May 2013

Writing and using computer-aided assessment (CAA) in mathematics for economics first years

Martin Greenhow, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Brunel University

Martin Greenhow, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Brunel University
Published May 2012

An investigation into the potential for blended learning approaches in enhancing year 1 students’ assessment experience

Shaista Minhas and Simon Starr, Canterbury Christ Church University

Shaista Minhas and Simon Starr
Canterbury Christ Church University
Published February 2012

An abridged version of this case study was previously published in Economics network Newsletter, Issue 17

The teaching economist

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Cengage Learning

This is a complete on-line archive of the semi-annual electronic newsletter that ran until Spring 2017, edited by William McEachern of the University of Connecticut. Through news items and reviews of web sites, new books and research, he examined economics teaching from a surprising number of angles and extracted tips from cognitive science findings about learning.

Using PollEverywhere instead of clickers

Jennifer Imazeki, San Diego State University

Jennifer Imazeki, San Diego State University
Published on this site November 2011

This case study is reproduced from Prof. Imazeki's "Economics for Teachers" blog post of 24 June 2011, under the terms of its Creative Commons BY-NC-ND licence. Visit the original post for comments and related posts.

The New Science of Learning and Why Students Forget Their Economics So Quickly

Donald T. Wargo and Olga Vilceanu, Temple University, Philadelphia
Donald T. Wargo and Olga Vilceanu, Temple University
Published June 2011
(Adapted from a paper presented at the AEA National Conference on Teaching Economics, Stanford University, June 1-3, 2011. For a full copy of the paper, e-mail the author.)

The New Science of Learning

Teaching Economics through Multimedia

Wayne Geerling, LaTrobe University
Wayne Geerling, LaTrobe University
Published June 2011


Wikis as a platform for student collaboration in Economics

Ken Clark, University of Manchester
Ken Clark
University of Manchester
Published January 2011



The Global Climate Change Game

James Copestake and Tom Ellum, University of Bath
James Copestake and Tom Ellum
University of Bath
Published September 2010