A Student’s View: ‘What are Students Learning?’

Opening TeachECONference2022, the first track of the asynchronous sessions “What are Students Learning?” aims to look at university economics courses through the student’s perspective instead of the academics. Here, UCL Economics Student Ming Zhao considers the different and varied approaches to student interaction and engagement. Using Exit Tickets – Online The first speaker of the … More A Student’s View: ‘What are Students Learning?’

TeachECONference2022 Asynchronous Track ‘Lessons from Covid’ – A Review

UCL Economics Student Maha Khalid reflects on the TeachECONference2022 Asynchronous Track ‘Lesson from Covid’ which looks at experiences and learnings from this challenging period. The “Lessons from Covid” asynchronous track from TeachECONference 2022 provides a reflection of various experiences faced throughout the pandemic, as well as a chance to improve teaching and learning, using this … More TeachECONference2022 Asynchronous Track ‘Lessons from Covid’ – A Review

TeachECONference2022: Reflections on the Purpose of Economics Education

On Wednesday 29th June, CTaLE together with Cornell University held the final round of seminars for TeachECONference2022 – an annual worldwide virtual conference inviting professors, students, and companies to discuss their research and insights on teaching economics. UCL Economics student Suraj Sridhar gives his thoughts on the closing panel. … More TeachECONference2022: Reflections on the Purpose of Economics Education

Review: EconTEAching Seminar – Teaching Economics to Non-specialists: opportunities and overcoming challenges

On April 27th 2022, we hosted a EconTEAching seminar on ‘Teaching Economics to Non-Specialists’. I (Cloda Jenkins, Chair) have recently moved from teaching specialists to teaching students from different backgrounds and with different interests for their future. I found that what I taught was not very different but how I taught and how I motivated students was different. … More Review: EconTEAching Seminar – Teaching Economics to Non-specialists: opportunities and overcoming challenges

Review: #EconTEAching Seminar 20: Are Predicted Grades the Best Way to Identify Potential to Study Economics? by Cloda Jenkins and Pavel Sizov

It was a great pleasure to host Prof Kevin Denny (University College Dublin), Dr Steven Proud (Bristol University) and Dr Richard Murphy (University of Texas at Austin) for an important discussion about how to identify students with the greatest potential to study economics at university. … More Review: #EconTEAching Seminar 20: Are Predicted Grades the Best Way to Identify Potential to Study Economics? by Cloda Jenkins and Pavel Sizov