Internationalising Intermediate Microeconomics: Collaborative Case Studies and Web-Based Learning
AbstractThis paper describes an internationally-oriented course module for intermediate microeconomics. We describe the collaboration project as well as the results of implementing it at an US and Peruvian university. In the project, US university students were partnered with comparable students at a Peruvian university to complete a project using web-based learning tools and internet conferencing. Project learning objectives are identified and an outline of the project and assignments is presented. Based on our experiences, we evaluate the project and consider problems and issues that arose. Our results suggest that the current state of web-based technology affords university students many opportunities to productively collaborate with their international counterparts.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Economics Network, University of Bristol in its journal International Review of Economics Education.
Volume (Year): 6 (2007)
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- Elsa Galarza & Marianne Johnson, 2007. "Internationalizing Intermediate Microeconomics: Collaborative Case Studies and Web-based learning," Working Papers 07-16, Departamento de Economía, Universidad del Pacífico, revised Jul 2007.
- D00 - Microeconomics - - General - - - General
- A20 - General Economics and Teaching - - Economic Education and Teaching of Economics - - - General
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