Other sites with advice on teaching Economics
This is a continually-updated site based on an award-winning paper that was published in the International Review of Economics Education. It gives an overview of some teaching methods, lists resources in many different media, suggests class activities and student projects, and has a section on topics for which textbook explanations are usually lacking.
Short articles and pointers for an international audience teaching or learning economics at university level. Launched in 2021 as a section of the Inomics platform, this is regularly updated.
"A peer-reviewed, economics pedagogy journal devoted exclusively to transmitting innovative teaching ideas to educators of economics at ALL levels" first published in 2016
This is an online, peer-reviewed publication that includes discussions and case studies of teaching in Applied Economics, sometimes with supplementary resources. It began publishing in 2019.
Doug McKee, a senior lecturer in the Cornell Economics department, held monthly conversations about teaching until 2019, with topics including classroom experiments, educational technology, and the psychology of learning. This page lists all the past episodes, and each has a detailed index with links to the parts of the recording where each idea is discussed.
Published annually, this US-based online journal seeks to publish "a broad range of research including pedagogy models, case studies, experiments, active learning strategies, student-oriented issues, and other classroom-based scholarship of high quality and broad interest to economic educators."
Published by the Tennessee Economics Association, this peer-reviewed journal covers economics education at all levels. Published roughly twice a year, it is available on open access with issues going back to the first in 1999.
This is an online journal for works in progress, containing working papers which include papers awaiting review for the Journal of Economic Education. The mission of this journal includes the publication of descriptions of innovative courses and course materials. This is part of the US-based Economics Research Network.
This is a peer-reviewed journal (both paper and online), with editors based in the UK and Australia, aiming to "promote research into effective learning and teaching in economics in higher education". It is published twice a year by the Economics Network and all articles are freely available from the website, with an archive stretching back to 2003.
This site offers abstracts and tables of contents for JEE articles from 1984 to the present. The articles cover innovations in and evaluation of teaching techniques, materials and programmes in economics, and is aimed at instructors of introductory to graduate-level economics.
This is the on-line archive of the semi-annual electronic newsletter that ran until 2015, edited by William McEachern of the University of Connecticut. Through news items and reviews of web sites, new books and research, he examined economics teaching from a surprising number of angles and extracted tips from cognitive science findings about learning.
Critical articles on mainstream (neoclassical) economics, and alternatives, including ideas on how to revive and teach disappearing heterodox traditions [eg Post-Keynesianism, Austrian Economics, Marxism, Neo-Ricardianism, Old Institutionalism]. Articles are all non-technically presented, many by prominent economists within and outside the neoclassical tradition. Also background information and news on the 'Post-Autistic Economics Network' and its quest to preserve a non-mainstream curriculum.
This site contains a large number of resources for teachers of economics at all levels. There are links to lesson suggestions and useful web materials for schools, as well as an extensive set of categorised links to economics teaching resources.
This is a complete online book on a general theory of learning, mainly with a schools focus, produced from a psychological perspective. It was produced by the National Research Council and published by the National Academies Press in 1999.