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Scott Simkins

Associate Professor/Chair

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
Contact
Merrick Hall 110
Education
Ph.D.Economics / University of Iowa
B.A.Economics / St. John''s University

Bio

Dr. Simkins is an Associate Professor in the Department of Economics, College of Business and Economics. He has led multiple National Science Foundation projects exploring the use and diffusion of evidence-based teaching innovations, totaling over $1 million, and his research, focusing on cross-disciplinary pedagogical research, has appeared in a variety of book chapters and academic journals. He is co-editor (with Mark Maier) of Just-in-Time Teaching: Across the Disciplines, Across the Academy, (Stylus Publishing, 2009) and serves as co-executive editor of College Teaching.

Research Interests

Economic Education, Diffusion of Pedagogical Innovation, Change in Higher Education

Recent Publications

  • Carmen Werder, Shevell Thibou, Scott Simkins, Karen Hornsby, Kali Legg, Tawanna Franklin, Karen Hornsby, Carmen Werder, Scott Simkins (2016). (Co-Inquiry with Students: When Shared Questions Lead the Way). (2) 4, pp. 1–15 ). Teaching & Learning Inquiry.
  • Pat Hutchings, Paola Borin, Linda Keesing-Styles, Lynn Martin, Renee Michael, Lauren Scharff, Scott Simkins, Ahmed Ismail, Scott Simkins, Pat Hutchings (2013). (The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in an Age of Accountability: Building Bridges). (2) 1, pp. 35-47 ). Teaching & Learning Inquiry: The ISSOTL Journal.
  • Mark Maier, Scott Simkins, Scott Simkins, Mark Maier (2012). (Learning from physics education research: lessons for economics education1). In KimMarie McGoldrick and Gail Hoyt, (International Handbook on Teaching and Learning Economics) pp. 384-392 ). Edward Elgar Publishing, Inc..
  • Mark Maier, KimMarie McGoldrick, Scott Simkins, Mark Maier, Scott Simkins (2012). (Starting point: Pedagogic resources for teaching and learning economics). (2) 43, pp. 215–220 ). The Journal of Economic Education.
  • Mark Maier, K McGoldrick, Scott Simkins, NL Chick, A Haynie, RA Gurung, Scott Simkins, Mark Maier (2012). (Is there a signature pedagogy in economics). In Nancy Chick, Aeron Haynie, and Regan Gurung, (Exploring More Signature Pedagogies: Approaches to Teaching Disciplinary Habits of Mind) pp. 97–111 ). Exploring more signature pedagogies: approaches to teaching disciplinary habits of mind. Stylus, Sterling.
  • Scott Simkins, Scott Simkins (2012). (Using Just-in-Time Teaching to promote student learning in economics). In KimMarie McGoldrick and Gail Hoyt, (International Handbook on Teaching and Learning Economics) pp. 107–117 ). Edward Elgar Publishing.
  • Mark Maier, Scott Simkins, Mark Maier, Scott Simkins (2010). (Using just-in-time teaching in economics). (Just-in-Time Teaching Across the Disciplines and Across the Academy) pp. 129–152 ). Stylus Publishing.
  • M Maier, K McGoldrick, Scott Simkins, Scott Simkins, M Maier (2010). (Implementing cooperative learning in introductory economics courses). In Barbara Millis, (Cooperative learning in higher education, across the disciplines, across the academy) pp. 157–80 ). Stylus Publishing.
  • Scott Simkins, Mark Maier, Mark Maier, Scott Simkins (2010). (Just-in-time teaching: Across the disciplines, across the academy). ). Stylus Publishing.
  • Scott Simkins, Mark Maier, Scott Simkins, Mark Maier (2010). (Using Just-in-Time Teaching (JiTT) in Combination with other Pedagogical Innovations). In Scott Simkins and Mark Maier, (Just-in-Time Teaching Across the Disciplines and Across the Academy) pp. 63-78 ). Stylus Publishing.
  • Scott Simkins, Mark Maier, KimMarie McGoldrick, Mark Maier, Scott Simkins (2010). (Cooperative Learning and Discipline-Based Pedagogical Innovations: Taking Advantage of Complementarities). In James Cooper and Pamela Robinson, (Small Group Learning in Higher Education: Research and Practice) pp. 139-149 ). New Forums Press.
  • Scott Simkins, Mark Maier, others, Scott Simkins, Mark Maier (2009). (Using pedagogical change to improve student learning in the economics major). In David Colander and KimMarie McGoldrick, (Educating Economists: The Teagle Discussion) pp. 83-91 ). Edward Elgar Publishing.
  • Scott Simkins, Mark Maier, Scott Simkins, Mark Maier (2004). (Using just-in-time teaching techniques in the principles of economics course). (4) 22, pp. 444–456 ). Social Science Computer Review.
  • Mark Burkey, Scott Simkins, Mark Burkey, Scott Simkins (2004). (Factors affecting the location of payday lending and traditional banking services in North Carolina). (2) 34, pp. 191-205 ). The Review of Regional Studies.
  • Scott Simkins, Scott Simkins (2002). (Lucas Critique). In Howard Vane and Brian Snowdon, (Encyclopedia of Macroeconomics) pp. 440-445 ). Edward Elgar.
  • Scott Simkins, Scott Simkins (2002). (Role of Theory and Measurement). In Howard Vane and Brian Snowdon, (Encyclopedia of Macroeconomics) pp. 693-699 ). Edward Elgar Publishing.
  • Scott Simkins, Stuart Allen, Scott Simkins, Stuart Allen (2001). (Are learning outcomes in economics different at predominantly black and white universities? Lessons fromPrinciples of macroeconomics courses at two schools). (3) 28, pp. 23–39 ). The Review of Black Political Economy.
  • Scott Simkins, Stuart Allen, Stuart Allen, Scott Simkins (2000). (Pretesting students to improve teaching and learning). (1) 6, pp. 100–112 ). International Advances in Economic Research.
  • Scott Simkins, Jim Barbour, Andrew Stull, Scott Simkins, Jim Barbour (1999). (Surfing for success in economics: A Student’s guide to the Internet, 3rd edition (1996, 1997)). ). Prentice Hall.
  • Scott Simkins, Scott Simkins (1999). (Promoting active-student learning using the World Wide Web in economics courses). (3) 30, pp. 278–287 ). The Journal of Economic Education.