The Economics Network

Improving economics teaching and learning for over 20 years

All links were last checked on 19 December 2016.

Further reading:

LeFrancois, G.R. (2000) Theories of Human Learning: What the Old Man Said, 4th edition, USA: Ed Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc.

Caruana, V.and Spurling, N. (2007) The Internationalisation of UK Higher Education: a review of selected material. Project Report

Outcomes from institutional audit. Arrangements for international students. Second series( copy)

Library services for international students, SCONUL

Jones, E. and Brown, S. (eds) (2007) Internationalising Higher Education: Enhancing Learning, Teaching and Curriculum and a review by Lee, C. (2008)

Fielden, J., Middlehurst, R. and Woodfield, S. (2007) Global Horizons for UK Students. A guide for universities, London: Council for Industry & Higher Education.

Appleton, J., Hirst, S., Leggott, D. Mwanje, Z. Stapleford, J. (2008) Hands-on Internationalisation, edited by David Killick, Leeds Metropolitan University

Web resources

Assessing group work

Advice for students unfamiliar with assessment practices in Australian higher education

A 14-minute video useful for reflecting about learning and teaching in large classes in general. It is not aimed at learning and teaching international diverse student cohorts so we believe activities need to be introduced more frequently considering a 7–10 minute attention span rather than the 20 minute proposed as we discuss in section 8.

Teaching Large Classes. A video featuring Graham Gibbs (broken link)

A useful reference for students is the OU’s online resource on mathematics and statistics, Chapter 3 ‘The language of proof’. This can be accessed by guests at

A good source of information for graphics can be found at (broken link)

The University of Leeds Language Centre has an easy-to-use, self-paced interactive resource that can be an excellent tool to support international students:

National Student Forum. Annual Report 2008. Available at