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

Teaching with experiments online: reflections on how it went from a lecturer and student perspective, July 2021

In Spring 2020, just before the pandemic affected delivery of teaching at UCL, I (Prof Cloda Jenkins) agreed to join the teaching team for our first year Economics course, based on CORE, in 2020/21. By the summer it was clear that teaching would be largely online, or at least socially distanced if on campus. In September, after the upswing in A-level … More Teaching with experiments online: reflections on how it went from a lecturer and student perspective, July 2021

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