Review: #EconTEAching Session 11: Careers in Higher Education Teaching, by Prof Cloda Jenkins (UCL)

Our eleventh EconTEAching seminar on December 2nd, 2020 focused on the important questions of how careers in economics teaching have developed in the Higher Education sector and what can be done to increase the profile of teaching track careers. Denise Hawkes (University of Greenwich and Chair RES Education Committee), Antonio Mele (Associate Professor (Teaching), LSE) … More Review: #EconTEAching Session 11: Careers in Higher Education Teaching, by Prof Cloda Jenkins (UCL)

Review: #EconTEAching Session 10: Enabling Student Learning Through Asynchronous Videos, by Dr Silvia Dal Bianco (UCL)

In the 10th EconTEAching Session, Dr. Ramin Nassehi from UCL Economics and Dr. Christian Spielmann from Bristol University (but previously at UCL Economics!) illustrated how to use asynchronous videos for learning economics. Prof. Cloda Jenkins chaired the session. The session live-stream can be found on the CTaLE YouTube channel. Ramin mainly produces two types of … More Review: #EconTEAching Session 10: Enabling Student Learning Through Asynchronous Videos, by Dr Silvia Dal Bianco (UCL)

Review: #EconTEAching Session 9: Economics Network Theme 4 Adaptable Assessment, by Dr Annika Johnson (University of Bristol)

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, by Dr Annika Johnson (University of Bristol)

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, by Dr Stefania Paredes Fuentes (University of Warwick)

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, by Dr Stefania Paredes Fuentes (University of Warwick)

Review: EconTEAching Session 7: Designing Courses for the Transition to Online Teaching, by Dr Dunli Li (UCL)

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, by Dr Dunli Li (UCL)

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, by Dr Ramin Nassehi (UCL)

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, by Dr Ramin Nassehi (UCL)

Review: EconTEAching Session 5: Introducing Evaluative Conversations in Economics Education: unlocking the power of viva-voce assessment, by Dr Silvia Dal Bianco (UCL)

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, by Dr Silvia Dal Bianco (UCL)

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”