A Question of Economics: Evoke, Embed and Extend - the Three Es of Investigative Questioning in Economics Teaching
Smith, Fran, Teaching Business & Economics
The role of questions in Business and Economics teaching is central to developing student skills and learning. During the hurly burly of normal teaching we may not always think carefully about the type of questions that we ask students. This article is a useful reminder of some basic principles related to the use of questions in lessons. Fran Smith uses the context of Economics to highlight these principles but the idea can easily be applied to business studies and other related subjects.
At the beginning of every academic year I find myself asking the same question: 'Where do I start?' The interrelated nature of economic concepts, theories and models, along with a language all of …
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Publication information: Article title: A Question of Economics: Evoke, Embed and Extend - the Three Es of Investigative Questioning in Economics Teaching. Contributors: Smith, Fran - Author. Magazine title: Teaching Business & Economics. Volume: 15. Issue: 1 Publication date: Spring 2011. Page number: 22+. © Economics and Business Education Association Spring 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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