Economists write differently. The uniqueness of economic writing and how to teach it

Writing is undoubtedly a huge component in Economics, but it is quite different from traditional writing in other fields. In the third session of TeachECONference2021, presenters discussed the best ways to teach the unique writing methods of Economists. … More Economists write differently. The uniqueness of economic writing and how to teach it

Giving yourself your own grade, expressing your emotions to your professor, and experimenting with data: Inspiring ideas for economics education

The first session of TeachECONference2021 was marked by both precise analysis of the current state of economics education and innovative ideas to carry economics forward. … More Giving yourself your own grade, expressing your emotions to your professor, and experimenting with data: Inspiring ideas for economics education

COVID and education: What educators have to say, and a student perspective

The first panel of TeachECONference2021 explored the experiences of educators during COVID. As an Economics student who spent the entirety of first year learning remotely, there were three main takeaways that I could relate with. … More COVID and education: What educators have to say, and a student perspective

Explore Econ 2021 Scientific Committee Panel Reflection

As Explore Econ 2021 was held virtually this year, Dr Ramin Nassehi was awarded UCL ChangeMakers funding to bring on Economics students Mihir Gupta (Y3) and Khushi Kakrania (Y2) to serve on the Scientific Committee. Read on for Mihir and Khushi’s insight: Ever since the first year of our undergraduate degree at UCL, the annual … More Explore Econ 2021 Scientific Committee Panel Reflection

Review: #EconTEAching Session 16: Incorporating Project-based Learning into Engineering Education, by Cloda Jenkins (UCL)

I was really excited to hear that our great colleagues from the award-winning UCL Integrated Engineering Programme were joining us for a cuppa and chat at our 16th EconTEAching seminar on May 26th 2021. I’m not a scientist by any stretch of the imagination but I have spent most of my career, as an advisor in the utilities sector, working on … More Review: #EconTEAching Session 16: Incorporating Project-based Learning into Engineering Education, by Cloda Jenkins (UCL)