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1 Teaching Economics and the Web John Sloman Director, Economics Network

2 Economics Network Website Main site –www.economicsnetwork.ac.ukwww.economicsnetwork.ac.uk Official documents and syllabuses (including SQA) –http://www.economicsnetwork.ac.uk/links/referencehttp://www.economicsnetwork.ac.uk/links/reference UK University Economics Departments –http://www.economicsnetwork.ac.uk/links/depts.htmhttp://www.economicsnetwork.ac.uk/links/depts.htm Reflections on teaching –http://www.economicsnetwork.ac.uk/showcase/http://www.economicsnetwork.ac.uk/showcase/ Free open-access online data –http://www.economicsnetwork.ac.uk/links/data_free.htmhttp://www.economicsnetwork.ac.uk/links/data_free.htm Online sources –http://www.economicsnetwork.ac.uk/links/sources.htmhttp://www.economicsnetwork.ac.uk/links/sources.htm

3 Economics Network Website (cont.) Sources of Advice on Teaching and Learning –http://www.economicsnetwork.ac.uk/links/teachlearn.htmhttp://www.economicsnetwork.ac.uk/links/teachlearn.htm Online learning and teaching materials –http://www.economicsnetwork.ac.uk/links/othertl.htmhttp://www.economicsnetwork.ac.uk/links/othertl.htm Topic index –http://www.economicsnetwork.ac.uk/subjects/http://www.economicsnetwork.ac.uk/subjects/ Other Economics Network sites Why Study Economics? –www.whystudyeconomics.ac.ukwww.whystudyeconomics.ac.uk Studying Economics –www.studyingeconomics.ac.ukwww.studyingeconomics.ac.uk The Internet for Economics –http://www.vts.intute.ac.uk/tutorial/economicshttp://www.vts.intute.ac.uk/tutorial/economics

4 News sites Using Google News search –http://news.google.co.uk/nwshphttp://news.google.co.uk/nwshp Sections on the BBC site –http://news.bbc.co.uk Go to Business and then Economicshttp://news.bbc.co.uk –http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/country_profiles Country profileshttp://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/country_profiles –http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/in_depth Special reportshttp://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/in_depth –http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/thereporters/stephanieflanders/ Stephanie Flanders blog (Stephanomics)http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/thereporters/stephanieflanders/ Guardian –http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/economics Economicshttp://www.guardian.co.uk/business/economics –http://www.guardian.co.uk/worldnewsguide World news sourceshttp://www.guardian.co.uk/worldnewsguide Online Newspapers –http://www.onlinenewspapers.com/ Select country or regionhttp://www.onlinenewspapers.com/

5 Two of my own sites (free open access) News blog –http://www.pearsoned.co.uk/slomanhttp://www.pearsoned.co.uk/sloman Hotlinks to over 200 sites –Linked from above School Economics sites Bized –http://www.bized.co.ukhttp://www.bized.co.uk Tutor2U –http://www.tutor2u.net/blog/index.php/economicshttp://www.tutor2u.net/blog/index.php/economics Council for Economic Education (USA) –http://www.councilforeconed.org/http://www.councilforeconed.org/

6 Other useful sites Intute (Economics) –http://www.intute.ac.uk/economics/http://www.intute.ac.uk/economics/ Bank for International Settlements links to Central bank sites –http://www.bis.org/cbanks.htmhttp://www.bis.org/cbanks.htm Bank of England site –http://www.bankofengland.co.uk/http://www.bankofengland.co.uk/ OFFSTATS: Official Statistics on the Web –http://www.offstats.auckland.ac.nz/http://www.offstats.auckland.ac.nz/ Blinkx: the Google of video clips! –http://www.blinkx.com/advanced


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