Explorations on Using the Web for Teaching - Introduction: How Might On-Line Networks Change Teaching?
On-line resources offer new possibilities and challenges to teachers of economics. In this "Explorations" section, three U.S. professors of economics describe their use of the web for teaching. Kim Sosin's introduction discusses some of the ways teaching economics might change with increased use of on-line technologies. KimMarie McGoldrick writes of her more specific project to develop critical thinking by using sites with a variety of perspectives. Jean Shackelford guides students through the process of gathering and evaluating information and providing feedback via a web form. Nancy Folbre explains how using the web enlivens her class.
Volume (Year): 5 (1999)
Issue (Month): 1 ()
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