More effectively engaging students in university economics courses

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Stokes, Anthony and Wright, Sarah. (2012) More effectively engaging students in university economics courses. Australasian Journal of Economics Education. 9(1), pp. 1 - 20.
AuthorsStokes, Anthony and Wright, Sarah
Abstract

In recent decades the numbers of students majoring in economics at universities in Australia have been in decline. There has been a growing trend for students to turn away from economics to business related studies and a wider range of vocationally orientated courses. This paper outlines the strategy of enhanced student engagement employed by one university to reverse this trend and provides evidence from a range of sources to indicate the success of this strategy over the ten year period from 2001 to 2010.

Keywordsteaching economics; student engagement; learning styles
Year2012
JournalAustralasian Journal of Economics Education
Journal citation9 (1), pp. 1 - 20
ISSN1448-448X
Page range1 - 20
Research GroupSchool of Arts
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