Teaching Economics Online

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Teaching Economics Online

9781803921976 Edward Elgar Publishing
Edited by Abdullah Al-Bahrani, Associate Professor of Economics, Haile College of Business, Northern Kentucky University, US, Parama Chaudhury, Professor, Department of Economics, University College London, UK and Brandon J. Sheridan, Associate Professor of Economics, Economics Department, Elon University, US
Publication Date: August 2024 ISBN: 978 1 80392 197 6 Extent: c 256 pp
In the light of the Covid-19 pandemic, this book is not only timely but essential reading, providing valuable insight into teaching economics both online and in a blended online/in person format. Diverse in scope, Teaching Economics Online combines past experience with innovative ideas on how to design teaching and improve the overall learning experience whilst remaining inclusive, effective and resilient.

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In the light of the changes brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic, this book is essential reading, providing valuable insight into teaching economics both online and in a hybrid format.

Diverse in scope, Teaching Economics Online combines past experience with innovative ideas on how to design teaching and improve the overall learning experience whilst remaining inclusive, effective and resilient. Chapters include the use of new technology, such as AI and emerging accessibility features, within teaching, alongside how to deliver effective group-based and individual teaching. The book offers expert guidance on how to ensure successful assessments leading to a high quality online teaching experience for both the student and instructor.

The wide range of expert contributions will allow educators of economics at all levels to showcase their knowledge, resulting in a first-class educational format. Offering useful hints and tips, it is also useful for those teaching business and other areas where economics is prevalent.
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‘Teaching Economics Online is the best single source for instructors seeking guidance for online and hybrid teaching. In fact, all instructors, whether teaching online or face-to-face, will benefit from the book’s practical advice. Each chapter is rooted in learning science evidence, offering insights on assessment, equity, pedagogies, AI, and more’.
– Mark Maier, Professor Economics Emeritus, Glendale Community College, California, US
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Contents:

Introduction to Teaching Economics Online xiv
1 What does the literature say about learning online? 1
Flower Darby
2 Making learning stick in online education 17
Michael Enz
3 Revolutionizing teaching economics online with AI:
leveraging LLMs for enhanced communication, creativity,
and efficiency in education 31
Simon D. Halliday and James E. Tierney
4 Accessibility, inclusivity, and diversity in teaching
economics online 47
Fabio R. Aricò and Paul D. Cowell
5 Using an online multimedia group project to introduce
students to economics and their learning community 62
Parama Chaudhury and Cloda Jenkins
6 Moving metrics online: challenges, solutions, and practical advice 77
Alice Louise Kassens
7 Liberal arts education and the online context 91
Rebecca L. Moryl
8 Fostering inclusive excellence: designing effective
assessments for online education 108
Stefania Paredes Fuentes
9 Experiments for teaching economics 131
Humberto Llavador
10 Teaching economics online using cases 146
Cloda Jenkins
11 Teaching online with team-based learning 166
Phil Ruder
12 A blended format for student conferences: the Explore
Econ case study 186
Ramin Nassehi
13 The Econ Games: building a virtual co-curricular
conference to create community and connect students 203
Abdullah Al-Bahrani, Darshak Patel, Daria Sevastianova
and Brandon J. Sheridan
14 Teaching economics to professional learners online 216
Parama Chaudhury and Cloda Jenkins
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