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Lawson, Colin W. – Journal of Economic Education, 1989
Compares the U.S. and British methods of teaching economics to undergraduate students. Examines the course objectives, the syllabi, the hiring and training of staff, the teaching system, and assessment and monitoring systems. Concludes that the British curriculum focuses on a narrower range of subjects. (GG)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Course Content, Course Organization, Curriculum Development
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Whitehead, David J. – Journal of Economic Education, 1985
Differences between British and U.S. economic education with respect to both the rigor of the precollege curriculum and the training of teachers are discussed. The principal difference is that the typical American secondary economics teacher is a social studies teacher, whereas his or her British counterpart is a trained economist. (RM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Course Content, Economics Education, Educational Practices