Review: EconTEAching Session 5: Introducing Evaluative Conversations in Economics Education: unlocking the power of viva-voce assessment

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

Review: EconTEAching Session 4: Economics student group videos- assessment and beyond

The fourth session of the #EconTEAching chats organised by CTaLE and the Department of Economics at Warwick University took place on 27th May 2020. Dimitra Petropolou (LSE) and Silvia Dal Bianco (UCL) talked to us about video projects as assessment methods. They both shared their experiences in using videos and group work. The session live-stream … More Review: EconTEAching Session 4: Economics student group videos- assessment and beyond

Review: EconTEAching Session 3: Improving Employability for Economics Students

The third session of the #EconTEAching chats organised by CTaLE and the Department of Economics at Warwick took place on 20th May 2020. The session live-stream can be found on the CTaLE YouTube channel. The #EconTEAching session on employability held on 20th May featured Dr Cloda Jenkins from CTaLE and Dr Dean Garratt from Aston University, … More Review: EconTEAching Session 3: Improving Employability for Economics Students

Review: EconTEAching Session 2: Widening Participation – Mind the gap between schools and universities

The second session of the #EconTEAching chats organised by CTaLE and the Department of Economics at Warwick took place on 13th May 2020. Sam McLoughlin from globalbridge talked about “Widening Participation: Mind the gap between schools and universities” and shared his experience in working with young people from under-privileged backgrounds. The conversation was chaired by … More Review: EconTEAching Session 2: Widening Participation – Mind the gap between schools and universities

Review: EconTEAching Session 1: Assessment in the Brave New World

On April 29th 2020, CTaLE and the University of Warwick Department of Economics co-hosted the first EconTEAching Session on Assessment in the Brave New World. The session featured Dr. Stefania Paredes Fuentes and chaired by Prof. Parama Chaudhury. The session live-stream can be found on the CTaLE YouTube channel. During the session there were a … More Review: EconTEAching Session 1: Assessment in the Brave New World

Improving Student Satisfaction in Economics – summary of workshop discussion

In November 2019, Dr. Cloda Jenkins, Prof Antonio Cabrales and Dr. Dunli Li hosted a workshop attended by Economics departments from all over the UK on how to improve student satisfaction with their experience in economics degrees. Some of the ideas, linked to National Student Survey (NSS) questions, that emerged from the workshop discussion can … More Improving Student Satisfaction in Economics – summary of workshop discussion

2019-2020 First Year Challenge Winner Announcement

ExploreEcon 2020 is just around the corner and one of the many things we do during the all-day undergraduate conference is celebrate our First Year Challenge winners. In Term 1, our first year students created quality pieces of work by combining the the theme of “Capitalism, Growth and Inequality” (based on CORE Unit 1) and … More 2019-2020 First Year Challenge Winner Announcement

Review: Professor Scott Cunningham Causal Inference workshop

As we start a new term and get ready for Explore Econ 2020 and other CTaLE events, including Dr Abdullah Al-Bahrani’s seminar on Diversity in the Classroom and his workshop on Financial Literacy for Students, let’s take a look back at one of the highlights of last term, the extremely popular Causal Inference workshop run … More Review: Professor Scott Cunningham Causal Inference workshop

Review: Dr. Abdullah Al-Bahrani Economics Education seminar

We recently had the pleasure of hosting Dr. Abdullah Al-Bahrani who is currently a visiting Associate Professor at the University College of Dublin (originally based at Northern Kentucky University). During his visit, Abdullah held an Economics Education seminar on the topic of “Increasing Students’ Interest Through Experiential Learning”. We were able to learn about projects … More Review: Dr. Abdullah Al-Bahrani Economics Education seminar