International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Business Studies | Oman | Volume 6 Issue 5, May 2017


Challenges of Teaching Economics for Undergraduate Level Students

Dr. Hatim Ramadan Mohamed Hussein [2]


Abstract: This paper attempt at examining the challenges facing lecturers who are teaching micro and macroeconomics for undergraduate level students. The purpose of the study is provide major insights into economics learning strategies which can in return help policy makers to identify the suitable level where in economics could be taught. A survey was carried out using a questionnaire which was distributed to 30 lecturers in Sultanate of Oman in order to elicit their perceptions on these challenges. Results revealed that the parameters identified as challenges are relatively diversified in nature. It was also found that many students academic backgrounds are not the same this makes it difficult to manage such class set-up. This study recommends that for those students who will not take economics as their specialization subject it should be taught at-least at the diploma second year level, furthers lecturers are also encouraged to use real cases with localized examples, finally ethics and academic integrity should be adhered to in order to bring in-depth knowledge and understanding which would result a critically thinking future graduates.


Keywords: economics, class room, environment, learning


Edition: Volume 6 Issue 5, May 2017,


Pages: 1882 - 1885


How to Cite this Article?

Dr. Hatim Ramadan Mohamed Hussein, "Challenges of Teaching Economics for Undergraduate Level Students", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 6 Issue 5, May 2017, pp. 1882-1885, https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=4051709

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