Gherardo Girardi

Helping students select a research topic by helping them identify their motivations

Gherardo Girardi, London Metropolitan University
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Gherardo Girardi, London Metropolitan University
Submitted February 2010
Published November 2012

Teaching economics using proverbs from around the world

Gherardo Girardi, London Metropolitan University
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Gherardo Girardi, London Metropolitan University
Published October 2011

Aims

The objective of the project is to explore the use of proverbs from around the world in economics education. There are fundamentally two reasons for adopting such an approach, the first do with the content of what we teach, and the second with the technique:

Teaching economics through proverbs: a transformative learning approach

An Economics Network funded project, 2010-11

Institution: London Metropolitan University
Project leader Gherardo Girardi

Extended Case Study: Teaching and learning economics through cinema

Gherardo Girardi, London Metropolitan University
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Contact: Gherardo Girardi
London Metropolitan Business School, London Metropolitan University
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Published February 2008
Keywords: economics, teaching and learning, cinema, literature

Introduction

Economics teaching and learning through the arts: The contribution of literature and cinema

An Economics Network funded project, 2006-7

Project leaders: Dr Gherardo Girardi, Dr Guglielmo Volpe and Dr John Sedgwick, London Metropolitan University
Contacts: g.volpe@londonmet.ac.uk, j.sedgwick@londonmet.ac.uk, g.girardi@londonmet.ac.uk

The overall objective is to launch a new module which explores the use of literature and cinema as means of teaching economics. The module would be split 50/50, i.e. one half would involve literature, the other half cinema.