The Economics Network

Improving economics teaching and learning for over 20 years

FDTL 5 Projects in Economics

FDTL Phase 5 projects funded by HEFCE include four Economics projects.

Beyond dissemination strategies: Embedding computer-based learning & effective uses of WinEcon & VLEs

Working with lecturers in their institutions to customise WinEcon to their particular modules and institutional VLE
Institution: Birmingham University

FEELE: Bringing Economic Experiments into the Classroom

Developing, adapting, implementing and evaluating classroom experiments for the Economics curriculum
Institution: University of Exeter

Mathematics for Economics: Enhancing Teaching and Learning (METAL)

Creating video, worksheets and assessment materials to support the teaching of mathematics to economics students
Institutions: Nottingham Trent University, University of Portsmouth and Brunel University.

Developing First Year Undergraduates' Acquisition of Threshold Concepts in Economics

Embedding threshold concepts in undergraduate programmes to promote deep-level transformative understanding
Institutions: Coventry University, University of Durham, Staffordshire University and University of the West of England, Bristol

Case studies evaluating these projects