Reinvigorating the passion for teaching and learning in the field of economics

Poh, Boon Lian * (2010) Reinvigorating the passion for teaching and learning in the field of economics. In: Innovative Thoughts, Invigorating Teaching : Proceedings of the Sunway Academic Conference (The 1st Pre-University Conference), Friday 7 August 2009, Swan Convention Centre, Bandar Sunway. Proceedings of the Sunway Academic Conference (2010/1). Sunway University College, Petaling Jaya, pp. 47-55.


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This paper aims to share the author?s personal experience in teaching economics especially on the importance of recognizing the strengths and weaknesses of each student and tailoring teaching approaches to suit their individual needs. It discusses effective teaching techniques, motivation and a caring disposition to promote not only good results, but also a joy for learning and a sense of purpose and personal achievement among students. By putting in that extra effort, learning and progressing with the students and showing a genuine care for them, teachers will also be rewarded not only with good grades, but also a deeper passion for teaching and a more personal relationship with the students which will last beyond the duration of the course.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: begin with the end in mind; discipline; motivation; improvement and not perfection; self-worth; awareness, building up
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
Divisions: Subsidiaries > Sunway College Johor
Depositing User: Administrator Admin
Date Deposited: 16 Oct 2012 03:23
Last Modified: 08 May 2013 08:03

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