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Promoting Active Learning through Undergraduate Economics Journals

Stephanie Davis-Kahl, Illinois Wesleyan University
Robert Leekley, Illinois Wesleyan University
Michael Seeborg, Illinois Wesleyan University

Abstract

We draw upon our own experience to discuss the use of undergraduate student journals to promote active learning by comparing and contrasting institution-focused (Park Place Economist) and externally-focused (Undergraduate Economic Review) publications, suggesting ways of integrating these journals into upper-division coursework, and describing ways in which economics departments can partner with libraries to facilitate the editorial process and increase the accessibility of the journal.

Suggested Citation

Stephanie Davis-Kahl, Robert Leekley, and Michael Seeborg. "Promoting Active Learning through Undergraduate Economics Journals" American Economic Association Conference. Chicago, IL. Jan. 2012.
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/stephanie_davis_kahl/20