International Handbook on Teaching and Learning Economics

The International Handbook on Teaching and Learning Economics provides a comprehensive resource for instructors and researchers in economics, both new and experienced. This wide-ranging collection is designed to enhance student learning by helping economic educators learn more about course content, pedagogic techniques, and the scholarship of the teaching enterprise. The internationally renowned contributors present an exhaustive compilation of accessible insights into major research in economic education across a wide range of topic areas including: * Pedagogic practice - teaching techniques, technology use, assessment, contextual techniques, and K-12 practices. * Research findings - principles courses, measurement, factors influencing student performance, evaluation, and the scholarship of teaching and learning. * Institutional/administrative issues - faculty development, the undergraduate and graduate student, and international perspectives. * Teaching enhancement initiatives - foundations, organizations, and workshops. Grounded in research, and covering past and present knowledge as well as future challenges, this detailed compendium of economics education will prove an invaluable reference tool for all involved in the teaching of economics: graduate students, new teachers, lecturers, faculty, researchers, chairs, deans and directors.