Presentation on theme: "Using the Web in studying A’ Level Economics"— Presentation transcript:
1 Using the Web in studying A’ Level Economics Andrew AshwinContent DeveloperBiz/edChief Examiner Business and Economics (Nuffield) GCSE
2 A2 Economics Building on AS: Same material – new slant Emphasis on greater detail and increased skillsHigher order skillsAnalysisEvaluation
3 A2 Economics Getting help – Using Biz/ed (http://www.bized.ac.uk) What is Biz/ed?Free online resourceWide range of resources and support materialsNotes, theory explanationsPresentationsActivitiesInformation for supporting research
4 A2 Economics This year: Poverty and inequality European Union Contestable MarketsGovernment Failure
5 A2 EconomicsNext Year:Series of activities related to the A2 curriculum – Published fortnightlyBusiness Economics – costs and revenues, market structure etcLabour market economicsDevelopment economicsUK Economy in a global setting
6 A2 Economics Activities Presentations – PowerPoint Mind Your Business Key Resources to help develop skills:ActivitiesPresentations – PowerPointMind Your BusinessIn the NewsResearch ProjectsKey Economic Data
7 A2 Economics Key skills in using the Web: Learn how to use search engines effectivelyBe selective in what you useCheck sites like Biz/ed regularlyUse our contact details to seek advice on resource useRemember the Web has its limitations!