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Developments in Economics Education 2023

Slides and presentation materials from DEE 2023

If you presented in this conference and your slides are not listed here, please send them to Martin,

Monday panels

Panel: The 2023 QAA Economics Subject Benchmark Statement - what's new and why is it important?

Parama Chaudhury (University College London), Alvin Birdi (University of Bristol & Economics Network), Dimitra Petropoulou (London School of Economics), Denise Hawkes (Anglia Ruskin University & and Royal Economic Society)

Panel: Ask the editors

Steven Proud (University of Bristol), David McCausland (University of Aberdeen), Caroline Elliott (University of Warwick) & Gail Hoyt (University of Kentucky)

Papers: Course design

Gamification - F2F, Online, Synchronous? A Case Study Comparison

Matthew Olczak (Aston Business School, Aston University) and Chris M. Wilson (Loughborough Business School, Loughborough University)

Investigating the link between students' learning intentions and their learning outcomes, experience, and performance

Erkal Ersoy, Rachel Forshaw & Suzanne Lampert (Heriot-Watt University)

Examining the outcomes of switching Economics 1 to the Core syllabus in the same year of the COVID-19 pandemic’s disruptions

Liezl Nieuwoudt, Gideon du Randt & Sophia du Plessis (Stellenbosch University)

Papers: Assessment 1

Pedagogical implications of group work as assessments

Arpita Ghosh (University of Exeter), Atisha Ghosh (University of Warwick), Anastasia Papadopoulou (University of Bristol)

The death of exams? Grade inflation and student satisfaction when coursework replaces exams

Petar Stankov (Royal Holloway, University of London)

Essays in Economics in ICU: Resuscitate or Pull the Plug?

Mary Dawood, Maria Psyllou & Kamilya Suleymenova (University of Birmingham)

Papers: Student support

Information Interventions to Counter Procrastination

Panos Giannarakis, Emanuela Lotti and Jana Sadeh (University of Southampton)

Becoming the confident learner: insights from an exploratory quantitative analysis of in-module data

Andrew Mearman, Tadeusz Gwiazdowski, Peter Hughes & Michael Reynolds (University of Leeds)

Does nudging higher education students improve attendance? A quasi-natural experiment

Carlos Cortinhas (University of Exeter)

Monday Workshops

Improving Student Comprehension Through Interactive Model Visualization

Simon D. Halliday (University of Bristol), Christopher Makler (Stanford University), Douglas McKee (Cornell University), and Anastasia Papadopoulou (University of Bristol)

Incorporating values and value judgements into economics teaching

Jamie Barker, Sam de Muijnck, Kristin Dilani Nadarajah & Joris Tieleman (Centre for Economy Studies)

Papers: Assessment 2

Gradescope: Improving marking and feedback in economics courses

Antonio Mele & Dimitra Petropoulou (London School of Economics)

Videos as a form of assessment in Economics

Dimitrios Minos and Cheng Cheng (King’s College London)

Papers: Risks and well-being

Economics students’ perception of academic challenge and its relationship to student wellbeing

Ros O’Leary (University of Bristol)

Language models and AI in economic education: Unpacking the risks and opportunities

Tomasz Kopczewski & Ewa Weychert (University of Warsaw)

Papers: COVID and global challenges

Using COIL to address global economic challenges

Liliana Harding (UEA), Isabel Rodriguez-Tejedo (U Navarra) and Bryan Buckley (U Illinois Urbana Champaign)

Economics teaching in the post-COVID classroom

Alice Cahill, Christine Cross, Danielle Guizzo, Simon D. Halliday, Annika Johnson, and Christian Spielmann (University of Bristol)


Sparking joy in economics teaching

Gail Hoyt (University of Kentucky)

Papers: Peer teaching

Teaching data analysis and econometrics asynchronously with social media and peer support

Mathilde Peron, Lilian Joy, Michael Thornton, Annabel Tompson (University of York)

Adventures in pair programming

Annika Johnson, Anastasia Papadopoulou & Stefania Simion (University of Bristol)

The effect of a flipped classroom where students work on exercises in groups during class time

Yasukazu Ichino (Ritsumeikan University)

Papers: Active learning

The Xs, the Ys, the Zs: Challenges in internalising generational gaps in teaching

Katerina Raoukka and Andri Kyrizi (University of Cyprus)

Empowering students for active economic citizenship: Enhancing financial proficiency through experimental learning in a university with a focus on diversity and inclusion

Ekaterina Ipatova (University of Roehampton)

Assessing the impact of peer evaluation in assessed group work

Jon Guest and Robert Riegler (Aston University)

Papers: Employability

Pay dynamics of work placements: The case of economics graduates

Panagiotis Arsenis (University of Surrey) and Miguel Flores (National College of Ireland)

Diversity and human capital accumulation in higher education

Anthi Chondrogianni & Ahmed Pirzada (University of Bristol)

Working while studying: an exploration of the drivers leading students to seek employment over the course of their degree

Laura Harvey, Fabio Arico & Ritchie Woodard (University of East Anglia)

Papers: HE landscape

Evaluating the impact of fees on student satisfaction through the NSS

Steven Proud & Stefania Simion (University of Bristol)

The forgotten research academics: The academic career structures of research academics within business schools in teaching focused institutions in the UK

Laura Muncey & Denise Hawkes (Anglia Ruskin University)

Advancing the teaching of economics: An international study of economics faculty positions focused on teaching and the scholarship of teaching

Tisha Emerson (Baylor University, USA), Fabio Arico (University of East Anglia, UK) Alvin Birdi (University of Bristol, UK) Avi J. Cohen (York University, Canada) Caroline Elliott (University of Warwick, UK) Gail Hoyt (University of Kentucky, USA) Cloda Jenkins (Imperial College London, UK) Ashley Lait (University of Bristol, UK) Jennifer Murdock (University of Toronto, Canada) Christian Spielmann (University of Bristol, UK)

Papers: Learning environment

Common ground: Using authenticity to make connections in teaching

Michael Reynolds & Stacey Mottershaw (University of Leeds)

Exact, information-dense graphs for economics lectures and assessments: why and how?

Luc Bridet (University of St Andrews)

Papers: Resources

How Diverse is Your Reading List? An Analysis of BSc Economics Curriculum

Dunli Li, William Nguyen & Aureo de Paula

Using an online interactive textbook for content delivery in large quantitative units

Ralf Becker (University of Manchester)

The use of social networks to implement a research-led curriculum

Sofia Izquierdo Sanchez (University of Manchester) & William Tayler (Lancaster University)

Tuesday workshops

Group Work positivity

Cloda Jenkins (Imperial College London)

Panel: Innovations in teaching CORE Econ

Luz Marina Arias (Center for Research and Teaching in Economics), Lavinia Moldovan (Mount Royal University), Aselia Urmanbetova (Georgia Institute of Technology) & Matteo De Tina (University of Bath)

“An exam by any other name...": Understanding the role of A-levels in students' assessment expectations

Annika Johnson, Steven Proud & David Thornthwaite (University of Bristol)

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Who Should Attend?

Anyone interested in teaching economics at HE level (whether to economics or other students), especially:

- Lecturers in higher and further education
- Graduate teaching assistants
- Library and information staff
- Teaching support staff
- Staff developers

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