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Let us teach the way we preach: using economic concepts in IT-assisted continuous assessment scheme for introductory economics module.

Jaworski, Piotr Marek (2009) Let us teach the way we preach: using economic concepts in IT-assisted continuous assessment scheme for introductory economics module. Journal Advances in Higher Education, 2 (1). pp. 5-20. ISSN 2212-5574

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Abstract/Description

The paper describes the process and impact on student learning of a new IT-assisted continuous assessment scheme used in Economics 1 first year undergraduate module delivered at Napier University Business School in the academic years 2006/07 and 2007/08. This experience could serve as a good practice case for any undergraduate module assessment scheme. The new IT-assisted continuous assessment scheme was built using Web-CT platform. With usage of basic economic concepts of principal-agent problem and utility analysis it has been based on Self-Determination Theory (Deci & Ryan, 1985) with extensive use of extrinsic type of motivation. (Deci & Ryan, 2000).

Item Type: Article
Print ISSN: 2212-5574
Uncontrolled Keywords: Undergraduate Teaching; Introductory Economics; IT-assisted assessment; WebCT;
University Divisions/Research Centres: The Business School > School of Management
Dewey Decimal Subjects: 300 Social sciences > 370 Education > 378 Higher education
Library of Congress Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
Item ID: 5494
Depositing User: Dr Piotr Jaworski
Date Deposited: 22 Jun 2012 10:28
Last Modified: 11 Jan 2013 14:21
URI: http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/5494

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