The Economics Network

Improving economics teaching and learning for over 20 years


Beetham, H. (2008) Review: Design for Learning programme phase 2, JISC commissioned report, online at

Browne, T., Hewitt, R., Jenkins, M., Voce, J., Walker, R. and Yip, H. (eds) (2010) Survey of Technology Enhanced Learning for higher education in the UK, Universities and Colleges Information Systems Association, University of Oxford, Oxford.

Bligh, B., Wiesemes, R. and Murphy, R. (eds) (2010) Special Issue on Visual Learning in Higher Education, International Journal of Media, Technology and Lifelong Learning, Vol. 6, Issue 1.

Davies, W. M. (2009) "Groupwork as a form of assessment: common problems and recommended solutions" Higher Education, Vol. 58, Issue 4, pp. 563-584.

Falconer, I., Beetham, H., Oliver, R., Lockyer, L. and Littlejohn, A. (2007) Mod4L Final Report: Representing Learning Designs, JISC Design For Learning Programme.

Ghosh, S., Renna, F. (2009) "Using Electronic Response Systems in Economics Classes" The Journal of Economic Education, Vol. 40, Issue 4, pp. 354-365.

HEFCE (2009) Enhancing learning and teaching through the use of technology: A revised approach to HEFCE’s strategy for e-learning, typescript available at

JISC (2009) Effective Practice in a Digital Age: A guide to technology-enhanced learning and teaching

Johnson, M. and Robson, D. (2008) ‘Clickers, Student Engagement and Performance in an Introductory Economics Course: a Cautionary Tale’, Computers in Higher Education Economics Review, Vol. 20, Issue 1, pp. 4–12.

Jones, G., Edwards, G. and Reid, A. (2009) "How can mobile SMS communication support and enhance a first year undergraduate learning environment?" ALT-J: Research in Learning Technology, Vol. 17, No. 3, pp. 201–218

Lowe, T. (2011) ‘Technology in Learning & Teaching – Desirable or Destructive?’, Unpublished dissertation. Interview available

Mann, S. and Robinson, A. (2009) ‘Boredom in the Lecture Theatre: An Investigation into the Contributors, Moderators and Outcomes of Boredom Amongst University Students’, British Educational Research Journal, Vol. 35, Issue 2, pp. 243–258.

Manochehr, N-N. (2006) ‘The Influence of Learning Styles on Learners in E-Learning Environments: an Empirical Study’, Computers in Higher Education Economics Review, Vol. 18, Issue 1, pp. 10–14.

Mayes, T., Morrison, D., Mellar, H., Bullen, P. and Oliver, M. (eds) (2009) Transforming higher education through technology-enhanced learning, The Higher Education Academy, York.

Mayes, T. and de Freitas, S. (2004) JISC e-Learning Models Desk Study – Stage 2: Review of e-learning theories, frameworks and models, typescript available at

Nicholson, P., Fernandez-Majon, B., Sanchez-Perez, J.M. and Bravo-Rodiguez, J. (eds) (2007) ‘A History of E-Learning: Echoes of the Pioneers’, Computers and Education, XI.

NUS (2011) "ICT: Students and Technology"

Olczak, M. (2011) Evaluating the impact of a web-based resource on student learning, April, typescript available at

Raymond, F., Raymond, A. and McCrickard, M. (2008) ‘Stuck Behind the Math: Just How Helpful Can One Expect Technology to be in the Economics Classroom?’, International Review of Economics Education, Vol. 7, pp. 63–102.

Redecker, C. (2009) Review of Learning 2.0 Practices, JRC Scientific and Technical Reports, typescript available at

Rushby, N. (2011) ‘Editorial: Trends in learning technologies’, British Journal of Educational Technology, Vol. 42, Issue 6, pp. 885–888.

Salemi, M.K. (2009) ‘Clickenomics: Using a Classroom Response System to Increase Student Engagement in a Large-Enrollment Principles of Economics Course’, The Journal of Economic Education, Vol. 40, Issue 4, pp. 385–404.

San Diego, J., Laurillard, D., Boyle, T., Bradley, C., Llubojevic D., Neumann, T. and Pearce, D. (2008) 'Toward a user-oriented analytical approach to learning design', ALT-J: Research in Learning Technology, Vol. 16, Issue 1, pp. 15–29

Siriopoulos, C., Pomonis, G. (2009) "Selecting Strategies to Foster Economists’ Critical Thinking Skills: A Quantile Regression Approach" International Review of Economics Education, Vol. 8, Issue 1, pp. 106-131

Watts, M. and Schaur, G. (2011) ‘Teaching and Assessment Methods in Undergraduate Economics: A Fourth National Quinquennial Survey’, The Journal of Economic Education, Vol. 42, Issue 3, pp. 294–309.

White, B. (2009) ‘Analysis of Students’ Downloading of Online Audio Lecture Recordings in a Large Biology Lecture Course’, Journal of College Science Teaching, Vol. 38, Issue 3, pp. 23–27.