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Kelley, Allen C. – Journal of Economic Education, 1975
A traditional college economics course and an experimental economics course where students may purchase lecture notes are compared for student achievement. (DE)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, College Instruction, Course Evaluation, Economics
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Kelley, Allen C. – Journal of Economic Education, 1985
Using evidence from recent research studies, it is argued that population growth is not a major obstacle to the social and economic growth of developing nations. (RM)
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Economic Development, Economic Factors, Family Size
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Kelley, Allen C. – Journal of Economic Education, 1983
A teacher-developed economics newspaper brings real-world problems to the college classroom. The teacher must clip four or five articles a week, tape them to sheets of paper, underline key economic terms, and under each article write a few questions. Every four weeks a newspaper quiz is administered. (RM)
Descriptors: Course Descriptions, Economics Education, Higher Education, Learning Activities
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Hansen, W. Lee; Kelley, Allen C. – Journal of Economic Education, 1973
Practical guidelines for implementing course evaluation systems are suggested. A model to conceptualize course evaluations in the context of the professor's decision-making framework is developed with focus centering upon the allocation of time between teaching and research. Costs and benefits associated with collecting evaluations are considered.…
Descriptors: Course Evaluation, Economic Factors, Educational Research, Evaluation Criteria
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Kelley, Allen C. – Journal of Economic Education, 1973
Described is a Teaching Information Processing System (TIPS) whereby information on the individual student is obtained and instruction is geared to Individualized Instruction
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Computer Assisted Instruction, Economics Education, Higher Education
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Kelley, Allen C. – Journal of Economic Education, 1972
Data gathered from a course and professor evaluation questionnaire shows student evaluations appear to possess substantial credibility as measures of educational output, while TA performance and student grade expectations do not exert a quantitatively important influence. (JB)
Descriptors: Course Evaluation, Economics Education, Higher Education, Participant Satisfaction
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Kelley, Allen C.; Swartz, Caroline – Journal of Economic Education, 1976
A report on the impact of using student-to-student tutoring in freshman economics at Duke University. Positive impacts were seen to be twice as great as having had high school economics or having had high school differential calculus. (Author/AV)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Course Descriptions, Economics, Economics Education