Colorado College Working Paper No. 2005-01
20 Pages Posted: 18 Jun 2005
Date Written: June 2005
This article describes how to conceptualize and organize a successful, multi-day field trip organized around a case study problem. By doing so, the instructor exposes students to diverse perspectives and leads them through the process of policy analysis from collecting and organizing information to identifying the relevant economic concepts and applying them in a complex real world setting.
Keywords: Field trip, community-based learning, experiential learning
JEL Classification: A2
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Smith, Mark Griffin, Case Studies on Location: Taking to the Field in Economics (June 2005). Colorado College Working Paper No. 2005-01. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=744044 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.744044