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.
SEDA publish a large range of papers and monographs on teaching and learning in Higher Education. They also publish Educational Developments magazine and organise professional accreditation for university teaching staff. The site holds details of the association's conferences as well as a comprehensive list of other events connected to university teaching.
The Society for Research into Higher Education was established in 1965 to stimulate and co-ordinate research into all aspects of higher education. It currently publishes the journals Higher Education Quarterly and Studies in Higher Education as well as various books. SRHE also organises conferences, workshops and exchange of information between member academics.
This journal is published quarterly by Blackwell and "covers the whole range of uses of information and communication technology to support learning and knowledge exchange". It is available online if your institution has a subscription, or you can browse tables of contents or request a sample copy from the public site.
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 journal providing articles on a variety of topics connected to the teaching of post secondary statistics, a complete archive of which appears on this web site.
The Association for Learning Technology (ALT) is a membership organisation bringing together all those with an interest in the use of learning technology in higher education. The Association's aims are to: promote good practice in the use and development of learning technologies in higher education; facilitate interchange between practitioners, developers, researchers and policy makers in higher education and industry; and represent the membership in areas of policy such as infrastructure provision and resource allocation. Their website includes news and event information, policy documents, details of special interest groups and the annual ALT conference.
JIME is an electronic journal, hosted by the Open University and uses an innovative format to integrate peer commentary with original papers, via an open peer review process. JIME covers all levels of education, a range of media types - text, sound, graphics, audio, video etc. - and a broad definition of interaction. JIME does not have a formal publication cycle, adding new articles as they are received - although special themed issues do appear, the rate of publication is rather low.
This peer-reviewed electronic journal, launched April 2003, covers innovative ways of using spreadsheets in any area of education.
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.