Teaching Business & Economics

Teaching Business & Economics is a magazine focusing on Education

Articles from Vol. 12, No. 3, Autumn

A Level Business Studies: Using ICT to Enhance Teaching and Learning
As teachers we need reliable and consistent sources that we can quickly incorporate into existing schemes of work. This article provides an overview and evaluation of some of the most useful ICT based resources for ASIA2 Business Studies.In addition...
Annual Reports and Accounts: Corporate PR Hype or a Useful Resource?
Company annual reports and accounts can be very glossy publications, nice to handle and often full of eye-catching images. They are a good resource to wave around when talking about the legal requirements for public limited companies. And, of course,...
AQA Business Studies for AS
AQA Business Studies for AS, Ian Marcousé et al., 336 pages plus dynamic learning CD-ROM, £19.99, Hodder Education, ISBN 978-0-34095-864-3NB: This title is also published as an OCR version, and as an A level text for Ed excel. All are based on the original...
AQA Business Studies for AS, Third Edition
AQA Business Studies for AS, Third Edition, Malcolm Surridge and Andrew Gillespie, 287 pages, £19.99, Hodder Education, ISBN 978 0340 957172Content and course coverage *****The text takes a straightforward approach, with easily-accessible language. There...
AS Business Studies
AS Business Studies, Andrew Ashwin, Stuart Merrills, Richard Thompson and Denry Machin, £75.55, Collins, ISBN 13-978 0 00 727037 8This textbook is published jointly by Collins and Biz/ed and its unique selling point is that it is linked to the Biz/ed...
AS Essential Business Studies for AQA
AS Essential Business Studies for AQA, Jonathan Sutherland and Diane Cantwell, £18.99, Folens, ISBN 978-1-85008-360-3User friendliness ****This book is a very close match to the new AQA specification, being set out in the two units and their subdivisions....
Budgeting: An Opportunity for Financial Capability
The UK economy has been experiencing record levels of economic growth, low unemployment and stable inflation in recent years. However, not all is rosy in the UK economic outlook and some dark clouds threaten this position in both the short and the longer...
Economics A Level
Economics A Level, Alain Anderton, fifth edition, Edexcel/ Pearson, £26.59, ISBN: 978-1405892353Like the previous edition, this book is attractively presented. There are plenty of full-colour illustrations throughout and a variety of background colours...
If Economics Hurts, You May Be Doing It Wrong!
After 15 years or so of relatively steady growth, macroeconomics is threatening to become interesting again. But today economics is also about so much more than just the economy Economists now study all areas of life, including marriage, organised crime,...
OCR AS Business Studies, Andy Mottershead
OCR AS Business Studies, Andy Mottershead, Steve Chai loner and Alex Grant, second edition, 310 pages, £16.99, Philip Allan Updates, ISBN 9780 340 95933 6This book is one of many that has appeared over the past few months billed as "revised and updated"...
Teaching Published Accounts
It has always been difficult to teach accounts effectively, but this has been made much harder by the International Accounting Standards that have governed public limited companies (plcs) since 2005. This article sends out a few warning signals, but...
The UK Economy 1997-2007
The UK Economy 1997-2007, Ian Black, £7.95, Anforme, ISBN 978-1-905504-16-9Although there is no doubt that our students are sadly deficient in any background knowledge of the UK economy over the last ten years, I do wonder if it was an eventful enough...
Thinking Aloud
The business curriculum: moving the subject forwardWe should now be addressing the nature of the subject itself, by considering how the business education curriculum should develop and critiquing aspects of current practice. In the current educational...
Using Management Insights to Improve Student Learning
We have difficulty in understanding management and organisation because, like the air we breathe and the ground we walk on, we just take them for granted. While we experience being managed and organised on a daily basis - when we go to college, go to...
What a Crisis!
Every business faces a crisis at some time. It might be a train crash, a food scare, a fall in sales or a holiday company going bust. Sometimes the business might have caused the crisis. On other occasions, it might be something beyond the control of...

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