Mathematics for Economics: enhancing Teaching and Learning

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Mathematics for Economics: enhancing Teaching and Learning. Rationale T&L challenges Mixed intake of students on economics programmes Widening participation agenda Focus on interactive and inclusive learning. Mathematics for Economics: enhancing Teaching and Learning. Aim - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Mathematics for Economics: enhancing Teaching and LearningRationaleT&L challengesMixed intake of students on economics programmesWidening participation agendaFocus on interactive and inclusive learningMathematics for Economics: enhancing Teaching and LearningAimTo maximise student attendance, engagement and participation in mathematics for economics through the provision of an accessible and fully interactive toolkit of varied and flexible resourcesMathematics for Economics: enhancing Teaching and LearningProject Objectivesonline question bank50 video segments10 teaching and learning guidesInteractive websiteMathematics for Economics: enhancing Teaching and LearningProject Partners & ExpertiseConsortium and Advisory PartnersProject Director/Project ManagersAuthors (6) and Advisory Group (67)Subject Centre (Economics Network)Mathematics for Economics: enhancing Teaching and LearningOnline Question Bank200 300 question styles, many millions of question realisationsDiagnostic testingSeminars/TutorialsProblem SheetsVideo SupportRevisionAssessmentMathematics for Economics: enhancing Teaching and LearningQuestion randomisationRandom itemReverse engineered for integer QCurrency (,$,euro)Random priceNBMathematics for Economics: enhancing Teaching and LearningPart of the feedbackMathematics for Economics: enhancing Teaching and LearningMulti-choice (decontexturalised)Can be thisDistracters generated by mal-rulesRandom coeffs and degrees of polynomialsMathematics for Economics: enhancing Teaching and LearningT,F or U (a harder question!)Mathematics for Economics: enhancing Teaching and LearningVideo Segments50 segments For each concept:Real world examples illustrating principles of economicsFormula/diagram/graphMathematics for Economics: enhancing Teaching and LearningT&L GuidesPresent innovative and interactive approaches to teaching maths conceptsStructure:Presentation of conceptsT&L activitiesIncorporate video clips and question bankMathematics for Economics: enhancing Teaching and LearningDisseminationWorkshops, conferences, seminars (82)One-to-one meetings (25)Regional workshops (16)Brochures, PostersMarketing literatureMailshotsArticles, project summariesFeedback sessions (5)Mathematics for Economics: enhancing Teaching and LearningFAME and SSSETL ProjectsAdditional dissemination and embeddingExtending the METAL project to statistics Including additional subject areasCapitalise on the expertise gained from the METAL projectMathematics for Economics: enhancing Teaching and LearningMathematics for Economics: enhancing Teaching and Learning

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