The Economics Network

Improving economics teaching and learning for over 20 years

Embedding a generic ePortfolio/PDP tool in a basic skills module for Economics and Business students

An Economics Network funded project 2006-7

Project leader: Paul Latreille

The main aims of the project are accordingly:

  • to stimulate and encourage Economics and Business students more fully than has been possible with a paper-based system to adopt a reflective approach to their learning, and to take responsibility for and engage with their personal development;
  • to facilitate new and more varied methods of assessment, and also to improve and enhance the value to students of those forms currently deployed; and
  • to document/evaluate student and teacher experiences, and thereby offer insights that of value for others in Economics/Business considering such an approach.