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
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
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?
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
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
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
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
Following last year’s magical demonstration, this year Dr. Michela Tincani introduced the S-Factor to her Statistical Methods in Economics class. See below for Michela’s blog post on her new X Factor style statistics competition! With S Factor, I had two goals in mind. First, to better connect the course material to the real world. On … More Have you got the S Factor?
One of the projects we’re most excited about is our collaboration with the Department of Economics at Yale University. The aim of this project is to link up individual students and staff in order to share the teaching and learning experience at these two great institutions and learn from each other. As a part of … More Something Special