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ERIC Number: EJ1067004
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 22
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0022-0485
Why Excel?
Barreto, Humberto
Journal of Economic Education, v46 n3 p300-309 2015
This article is not the usual Excel pedagogy fare in that it does not provide an application or example taught via a spreadsheet. Instead, it briefly reviews the history of spreadsheets in the economics classroom and explores the current environment, with an emphasis on modern learning theory. The conclusion is not surprising: spreadsheets improve learning outcomes across the economics curriculum and are increasingly being used. They offer the "just right" option that gives a middle way between too little and too much focus on software in an economics course.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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