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Fernandez, Jose M.; Yetter, Erin A.; Holder, Kim – Journal of Economic Education, 2021
The authors of this article use text mining techniques to uncover hidden or latent topics in economic education. The common use of JEL codes only identifies the academic setting for each paper but does not identify the underlying economic concept the paper addresses. An unsupervised machine learning algorithm called Latent Dirichlet Allocation is…
Descriptors: Economics Education, Educational Research, Artificial Intelligence, Scholarship
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Simkins, Scott P.; Maier, Mark H.; Ruder, Phil – Journal of Economic Education, 2021
In this article, the authors describe how Team-Based Learning (TBL) intentionally promotes learning strategies that learning sciences research has identified as highly effective to create powerful learning environments for students. The article illustrates how learning sciences principles and research findings inform and support the TBL framework,…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Economics Education, Educational Research, Research and Development
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Bosshardt, William – Journal of Economic Education, 2021
"The Cognitive Challenges of Effective Teaching," by Chew and Cerbin (2021) outlines a framework of nine cognitive challenges to student learning. The framework can help economic educators better design and describe new ideas for teaching in economics. In this article, the author highlights and expands upon ideas that are particularly…
Descriptors: Economics Education, Instructional Design, Educational Research, Research Needs
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Collins, J. Michael; Odders-White, Elizabeth – Journal of Economic Education, 2015
Concerns about consumers' ability to manage their finances have triggered a range of proposals, including interventions aimed at elementary school students. The goal of these approaches is to improve lifelong economic decision making, but the evidence supporting their efficacy is thin. In this article, the authors discuss the trend toward…
Descriptors: Money Management, Elementary Education, Economics Education, Consumer Education
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Stock, Wendy A.; Siegfried, John J. – Journal of Economic Education, 2014
In this article, the authors summarize their 15 years of research on graduate education in economics in the United States. They examine all stages of the process, from the undergraduate origins of eventual economics PhDs to their attrition and time-to-degree outcomes. For PhD completers, the authors examine job market outcomes, research…
Descriptors: Economics Education, Economics, Educational Research, Graduate Study
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Schaur, Georg; Watts, Michael – Journal of Economic Education, 2010
Little research in economic education has dealt with MBA programs. The authors investigated student performance in a microeconomics/managerial economics course taught in a one-year MBA program at the German International School of Management and Administration in Hanover, Germany, during the 2002-5 academic years. After controlling for other…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Research, Higher Education, Economics Education
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Hahn, Jinsoo; Jang, Kyungho – Journal of Economic Education, 2010
The authors describe key aspects of precollege and undergraduate economic education in Korea. They show that precollege students seem to have low economics literacy due to problems with the curriculum and insufficient training of teachers. At the undergraduate level, they show that economics departments have more male students than female students…
Descriptors: Economics Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Social Studies, Enrollment
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Davies, Peter; Durden, Guy – Journal of Economic Education, 2010
The authors review three aspects of economic education in England. They examine trends in undergraduate economics in England, principally in terms of recruitment and outcomes and connections with economics in schools. They also review formal instruction in schools through so-called "advanced level" courses for 16-19-year-old students and…
Descriptors: Economics Education, Educational Trends, Undergraduate Study, Enrollment
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Round, David K.; Shanahan, Martin P. – Journal of Economic Education, 2010
Before 1980, strong demand existed in Australia for the economics degree. Since then, competition from programs in business and management has increased. Student preferences have shifted from university and secondary economics. Economics enrollments have declined in both sectors. The authors analyze these trends and assess economic education…
Descriptors: Economics Education, Foreign Countries, Declining Enrollment, Enrollment Trends
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Yamaoka, Michio; Asano, Tadayoshi; Abe, Shintaro – Journal of Economic Education, 2010
The authors describe the present state of economic education in Japan. There is a larger number of undergraduate students who major in economics, but their purpose of studying economics and their economic literacy differ. Precollege economic education is regulated by the course of study and limited by the poor ability of teachers to teach the…
Descriptors: Economics Education, Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Majors (Students)
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Watts, Michael; Walstad, William B. – Journal of Economic Education, 2010
In this article, the authors explain the purpose and context for the 2009 International Symposium on Economic Education that was the source for articles on four nations with relatively developed systems for economic education: Australia, England, Japan, and Korea. The authors highlight several key comparisons from the four articles that appear in…
Descriptors: Economics Education, Foreign Countries, Comparative Analysis, Undergraduate Students
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Holmes, Jessica; Rothschild, Casey; Setterfield, Mark – Journal of Economic Education, 2009
The authors provide a guide to the thinking of the editorial collective for the Content section of the "Journal of Economic Education (JEE)". They discuss the type of papers they are looking for, what in their view constitutes a good paper, and how their review process works. They also provide some examples of what works (and what does not).…
Descriptors: Economics Education, Periodicals, Educational Research, Guides
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McGoldrick, KimMarie – Journal of Economic Education, 2008
The author describes a senior-level course designed to promote student skills in "acting like economists." Although most departments offer senior-level courses, this one is unique in that it was developed on the basis of learning as opposed to content objectives, assignments are designed to reinforce and further develop research skills through a…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Research Methodology, Research Skills, Economics Education
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Grove, Wayne A.; Wasserman, Tim; Grodner, Andrew – Journal of Economic Education, 2006
Although academic ability is the most important explanatory variable in studies of student learning, researchers control for it with a wide array and combinations of proxies. The authors investigated how the proxy choice affects estimates of undergraduate student learning by testing over 150 specifications of a single model, each including a…
Descriptors: Academic Aptitude, Educational Research, Research Methodology, Undergraduate Students
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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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