Review: #EconTEAching Session 9: Economics Network Theme 4 Adaptable Assessment

From 4th Sept 2020 the Economics Network hosted Theme 4, on Adaptable Assessment, of the 2020 Virtual Symposium. CTaLE and the Department of Economics at Warwick brought Theme 4 (Adaptable Assessment) to a close with the ninth session of the #EconTEAching chats on 16th September 2020. The session live-stream can be found on the CTaLE YouTube channel. … More Review: #EconTEAching Session 9: Economics Network Theme 4 Adaptable Assessment

What skills and tools do policy-makers use to analyse data?

A review by Veronica Hera (UCL BSc Politics, Philosophy and Economics, 2018-2021) and Shivam Gujral (UCL BSc Economics, 2019-2022). This review is based on work undertaken between April and September 2020 to inform a research project conducted jointly by Prof Cloda Jenkins (UCL Economics) and Dr Tom O’Grady (UCL Political Science and Q-Step). The research … More What skills and tools do policy-makers use to analyse data?

Review: EconTEAching Session 8: Team-based Learning in Economics: how to make the transition to online education

The eighth session of the #EconTEAching chats, and first of the academic year 2020-21, organised by CTaLE and the Department of Economics at Warwick took place on 2nd September 2020. It featured Prof Phil Ruder (Pacific University) and was chaired by Prof Parama Chaudhury (UCL). The session live-stream can be found on the CTaLE YouTube … More Review: EconTEAching Session 8: Team-based Learning in Economics: how to make the transition to online education

Review: EconTEAching Session 7: Designing Courses for the Transition to Online Teaching

The seventh session of the #EconTEAching chats organised by CTaLE and the Department of Economics at Warwick took place on 29th July 2020. It featured Dr. Abdullah Al-Bahrani (Northern Kentucky University) and Dr. Cristina Santos (Open University), and was chaired by Dr Cloda Jenkins from CTaLE at UCL. The session live-stream can be found on … More Review: EconTEAching Session 7: Designing Courses for the Transition to Online Teaching

The importance of understanding and demonstrating skills employers look for, beyond just academics

A personal reflection by Prisha Bhandari, 1st year BA History, Politics and Economics student, based on work completed with Dr Cloda Jenkins as part of a UCL Laidlaw Scholarship research project  on Employability Skills in Social Science Degrees. Students studying arts, humanities and social-science disciplines, broadly speaking, face a hurdle which students of other disciplines don’t usually face- the negligible … More The importance of understanding and demonstrating skills employers look for, beyond just academics

Review: EconTEAching Session 6: Engaging Students Through Experiments Online and in the Classroom

The sixth session of the #EconTEAching chats organised by CTaLE and the Department of Economics at Warwick University took place on 15th July 2020. Robert Gazzale (University of Toronto) and Humberto Llavador (Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Barcelona GSE) talked to us about “Engaging Students Through Experiments Online and in the Classroom”. The session live-stream can … More Review: EconTEAching Session 6: Engaging Students Through Experiments Online and in the Classroom

Review: EconTEAching Session 5: Introducing Evaluative Conversations in Economics Education: unlocking the power of viva-voce assessment

The fifth session of the #EconTEAching chats organised by CTaLE and the Department of Economics at Warwick University took place on 8th July 2020. Fabio Arico (UEA) talked to us about viva voce assessment. The session live-stream can be found on the CTaLE YouTube channel. I remember discussing the similarities between (West) Germany production system … More Review: EconTEAching Session 5: Introducing Evaluative Conversations in Economics Education: unlocking the power of viva-voce assessment

Ramin Nassehi for “Inspiring Teaching Delivery”

Congratulations to Ramin for being runner-up in the UCL Student Choice Awards 2020 for “Inspiring Teaching Delivery”. Everyone at CTaLE is very proud of his achievement! A student was quoted: His lessons create an atmosphere where even the most quiet people are engaged and are not afraid of sharing their thoughts, questions or ideas. Please … More Ramin Nassehi for “Inspiring Teaching Delivery”

Review: EconTEAching Session 4: Economics student group videos- assessment and beyond

The fourth session of the #EconTEAching chats organised by CTaLE and the Department of Economics at Warwick University took place on 27th May 2020. Dimitra Petropolou (LSE) and Silvia Dal Bianco (UCL) talked to us about video projects as assessment methods. They both shared their experiences in using videos and group work. The session live-stream … More Review: EconTEAching Session 4: Economics student group videos- assessment and beyond

Review: EconTEAching Session 3: Improving Employability for Economics Students

The third session of the #EconTEAching chats organised by CTaLE and the Department of Economics at Warwick took place on 20th May 2020. The session live-stream can be found on the CTaLE YouTube channel. The #EconTEAching session on employability held on 20th May featured Dr Cloda Jenkins from CTaLE and Dr Dean Garratt from Aston University, … More Review: EconTEAching Session 3: Improving Employability for Economics Students