Economics teaching in Australian universities:rewards and outcomes

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Title Economics teaching in Australian universities:rewards and outcomes
Author Guest, Ross; Duhs, Alan
Journal Name The Economic Record
Editor Jeff Borland
Year Published 2002
Place of publication U.K.
Publisher Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Abstract This paper presents evidence from two surveys to help explain the poor ratings consistently given to the teaching of economics at Australian universities. The evidence suggests that the poor ratings of economics teaching can be attributed to two related factors: inappropriate pedagogical practices and lack of rewards for allocating additional time to teaching. The survey data on pedagogy in economics consist of 205 responses from graduates from two Queensland universities. The time elapsed since graduation ranges from 1 to 10 years. The survey data on academics' time allocation consist of 290 responses from academic economists across a wide range of Australian universities.
Peer Reviewed Yes
Published Yes
Publisher URI http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/doi/abs/10.1111/1475-4932.00020
Alternative URI http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/links/doi/10.1111%2F1475-4932.00020
Copyright Statement Copyright 2002 Blackwell Publishing. The definitive version is available at [www.blackwell-synergy.com.]
Volume 78
Issue Number 241
Page from 147
Page to 160
ISSN 0013-0249
Date Accessioned 2003-04-07
Language en_AU
Research Centre Griffith Asia Institute
Faculty Graduate School of Management
Subject Macroeconomics (incl. Monetary and Fiscal Theory)
URI http://hdl.handle.net/10072/6781
Publication Type Journal Articles (Refereed Article)
Publication Type Code c1

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