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  1. The Economics Network Supporting university teachers of economics www.economicsnetwork.ac.uk

  2. Background to the Economics Network • Supporters • The Economics Network is supported by the Royal Economic Society (RES), the Scottish Economic Society (SES) and UK economics department contributions • The Network is hosted by the University of Bristol • Objectives • Supporting learning and teaching in Economics • Sharing experiences and resources within the community www.economicsnetwork.ac.uk

  3. Current national priorities • Employability • The skills agenda • Supporting new lecturers • Events, materials, networking • Progression and retention • Assessment, feedback, student support www.economicsnetwork.ac.uk

  4. Economics Network activities • Publications • Handbook, international peer-reviewed journal (IREE), newsletter, email news • Projects and awards • Teaching resources for undergraduate economics (TRUE project), staff and student awards • Events • Workshops, conferences, visits, training • Web resources • Case studies, assessment question bank, book catalogue • Research • Staff, student, alumni and employer surveys • Networking • Departmental contacts, external examiners’ database www.economicsnetwork.ac.uk

  5. Publications • Journal • The International Review of Economics Education (IREE) (link) • Handbook • 22 chapters (link) • Available online (html) or downloadable (pdf) • Newsletters • Email newsletter (link) • Paper newsletter • Guides and leaflets • Maths leaflet (link) www.economicsnetwork.ac.uk

  6. Projects and awards • Teaching resources for undergraduate economics (TRUE project) (link) • Teaching awards (link) • Student essay awards (link) www.economicsnetwork.ac.uk

  7. Events • Departmental workshops and visits (link) • National workshops • Role of associates • Support for new staff • New lecturers’ residential workshop • GTA workshop • Biennial DEE conference (link) www.economicsnetwork.ac.uk

  8. Web resources • Reflections on teaching (link) • Question bank (link) • Textbook and software catalogue (link) • Range of teaching and learning materials (link) • Links to data (link) • Links to departments (link) • Official documentation (QAA, A-level, etc) (link) • External examiners database (link) www.economicsnetwork.ac.uk

  9. Web resources (continued) • Maths resources for Economics - METAL (link) • Statistical resources for the social sciences - DeSTRESS(link) • Textbook and software catalogue (link) • Support for students – Studying Economics (link) • Teaching cost benefit analysis (link) • Web section for GTAs (link) www.economicsnetwork.ac.uk

  10. Research • Surveys (link) • Staff, student, alumni, employers (commissioned) • Subject census • Researching literature • Linking research and teaching • Role of Associates • Research reports aimed at students www.economicsnetwork.ac.uk

  11. What you can do • Use our resources for your teaching • Share ideas with each other • Submit to our good practice showcase • Present at or simply attend our DEE conference • Submit questions to our question bank • Take part in our lecturer survey • Present at our national workshops www.economicsnetwork.ac.uk

  12. For Economics Network resources:www.economicsnetwork.ac.uk