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Using Experiential Learning Techniques

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  • Kim Hawtrey
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    The author advocates the application of experiential learning in economics courses at the tertiary level. The author evaluates a range of learning methods, both passive and active, in a student survey that provides data on under-graduate attitudes to various class activities. The results indicate a clear student preference for learning activities in economics that can be described as experiential. Analysis of reported student preferences also detects differences according to gender and day or evening class attendance.

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    Article provided by Taylor & Francis Journals in its journal The Journal of Economic Education.

    Volume (Year): 38 (2007)
    Issue (Month): 2 (April)
    Pages: 143-152

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    Handle: RePEc:taf:jeduce:v:38:y:2007:i:2:p:143-152

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    Cited by:
    1. Conor O’Leary & Jenny Stewart, 2013. "The Interaction of Learning Styles and Teaching Methodologies in Accounting Ethical Instruction," Journal of Business Ethics, Springer, vol. 113(2), pages 225-241, March.
    2. Conor O'Leary, 2012. "Semester-specific ethical instruction for auditing students," Managerial Auditing Journal, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 27(6), pages 598-619.

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