ERIC Number: EJ533344
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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Bringing Insights from Research into the Teaching of Intermediate Macroeconomics.
Sheffrin, Steven M.
Journal of Economic Education, v27 n2 p148-55 Spr 1996
Argues that incorporating research into teaching intermediate macroeconomics can present challenging material to students thereby increasing their critical and evaluative thinking. Recommends sacrificing advanced textbook topics, historical perspectives on theories and policies, and current debates in favor of theoretical insights and empirical findings. (MJP)
Descriptors: Academic Education, Critical Thinking, Curriculum Enrichment, Economic Research, Economics, Economics Education, Educational Change, Educational Objectives, Educational Quality, Higher Education, Instructional Effectiveness, Instructional Improvement, Macroeconomics, Research Skills, Research Utilization, Teaching Methods, Theory Practice Relationship
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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