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Implementing Hansen's Proficiencies

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  • J. Lon Carlson
  • Raymond L. Cohn
  • David D. Ramsey

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The authors describe the framework their department has adopted to incorporate the attainment of Hansen's (1986) proficiencies into the curriculum. Major changes include the identification of tools students should be able to use to complete specific activities, significant changes in prerequisites for upper-division courses, and the development of a capstone experience designed to bring together the various tools the student has been introduced to as he or she proceeds through the major. They believe that the design characteristics of their capstone experience promote the achievement of Hansen's proficiencies, and the framework described here could be easily adopted by other departments.

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  • J. Lon Carlson & Raymond L. Cohn & David D. Ramsey, 2002. "Implementing Hansen's Proficiencies," The Journal of Economic Education, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 33(2), pages 180-191, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:taf:jeduce:v:33:y:2002:i:2:p:180-191
    DOI: 10.1080/00220480209596466
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    1. W. Lee Hansen, 2011. "An Expected Proficiencies Approach to the Economics Major," Chapters,in: International Handbook on Teaching and Learning Economics, chapter 17 Edward Elgar Publishing.
    2. Dennis S. Edwards, . "An Economics Capstone Course from Creation to Presentation," Journal for Economic Educators, Middle Tennessee State University, Business and Economic Research Center.
    3. Li, Ishuan & Simonson, Robert D., 2016. "The value of a redesigned program and capstone course in economics," International Review of Economics Education, Elsevier, vol. 22(C), pages 48-58.
    4. David H. Dean & Robert C. Dolan, 2011. "Curricular and Co-curricular Aspects of the Economics Major at Highly Ranked Schools," Chapters,in: International Handbook on Teaching and Learning Economics, chapter 69 Edward Elgar Publishing.

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