Chapter 1: Paradigms and Foundational Philosophies.- Chapter 2: Educational Philosophies.- Chapter 3: Educational Methodologies.- Chapter 4: Educational Methodologies: Implications for Course Goals, Objectives and Contents.- Chapter 5: Educational Methodologies: Implications for the Role of Teachers and Students.- Chapter 6: Educational Methodologies: Implications for Examinations.- Chapter 7: Educational Methodologies: Implications for Student-Teacher Relations.- Chapter 8: Educational Methodologies: Implications for Faculty Teaching, Research and Service.- Chapter 9: Educational Methodologies: Implications for Institutional Mission and Administration.- Chapter 10: Educational Methods.- Chapter 11: In-Class Introduction of the Case Methodology in Comparison with the Lecture Methodology.- Chapter 12: Pluralist Economics: A Multi-Paradigm Look.- Chapter 13: Conclusion.
About the Author:
Kavous Ardalan is a professor of finance at Marist College, Poughkeepsie, New York, U.S.A. He holds Ph.D.s in both Economics and Finance. His research interests are in the theoretical, practical, educational, social, and philosophical aspects of Economics and Finance. He has presented numerous papers in regional, national, and international conferences. His publications have appeared in various academic journals. Some of his research papers have received awards at international conferences, have been regarded very highly by publishers, have been referenced in the "Handbook of Finance" as well as in many journal articles, and have been used as course reading materials at top universities in three different continents.