ERIC Number: ED059923
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971-Oct
Reference Count: 0
Proceedings of a Conference on the Teaching of Economics and Business at Liberal Arts Colleges.
Bunting, Robert L., Ed.
The following major papers and summaries of discussion are included in this report of a two-day conference on the improvement of the teaching of economics and business administration at liberal arts colleges. Should the Economics and Business Curriculum in a Liberal Arts College be Different? is the introductory address by Robert L. Bunting. H. Gregg Lewis' paper, On Doing Our Thing, presents a survey of recent developments in economic analysis which focuses on the human capital concept's implications for socioeconomic events. Five models of undergraduate business education programs are described by Paul V. Grambsch in The Role of Business in Liberal Arts Colleges. John R. Coleman's Techniques in Teaching Economics: A Critical Report provides a five point evaluation of undergraduate teaching in economics. The final session is a discussion of goals and the contributions of economics within the liberal arts college; it is reported in a one-page summary. (DJB)
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), Business Administration, Business Administration Education, College Programs, Conference Reports, Curriculum Development, Economics, Economics Education, Higher Education, Instructional Improvement, Liberal Arts, Majors (Students), Professional Education, Relevance (Education), Scientific Methodology, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Louis W. and Maud Hill Family Foundation, St. Paul, Minn.
Authoring Institution: Cornell Coll., Mount Vernon, IA.; Joint Council on Economic Education, New York, NY.
Note: Papers presented at the Conference on the Teaching of Economics and Business at Liberal Arts Colleges, Cornell College, Mt. Vernon, Iowa, May, 1969