Scott P. Simkins

TitleAssociate Professor

DepartmentEconomics

Phone336-285-3047

Fax336-256-2055

Emailsimkinss@ncat.edu

OfficeMerrick Hall
Room: 110

1601 East Market Street
Greensboro, NC 27411

Scott P. Simkins

Education

Ph D: Economics, University of Iowa, 1988

BA: Economics, St. John's University, 1981


Research Interests

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


Recent Publications

Werder,  Carmen  Thibou,  Shevell  Simkins,  Scott  Hornsby,  Karen  Legg,  Kali  Franklin,  Tawanna  ( 2016).  Co-Inquiry with Students: When Shared Questions Lead the Way.  ( 2,  4,  pp. 1–15).   Teaching & Learning Inquiry.

Hutchings,  Pat  Borin,  Paola  Keesing-Styles,  Linda  Martin,  Lynn  Michael,  Renee  Scharff,  Lauren  Simkins,  Scott  Ismail,  Ahmed  ( 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.

Maier,  Mark  McGoldrick,  K  Simkins,  Scott  Chick,  NL  Haynie,  A  Gurung,  RA  ( 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    Exploring more signature pedagogies: approaches to teaching disciplinary habits of mind. Stylus, Sterling.

Maier,  Mark  Simkins,  Scott  ( 2012).  Learning from physics education research: lessons for economics education1.  In KimMarie McGoldrick and Gail Hoyt,  International Handbook on Teaching and Learning Economics    Edward Elgar Publishing, Inc..

Maier,  Mark  McGoldrick,  KimMarie  Simkins,  Scott  ( 2012).  Starting point: Pedagogic resources for teaching and learning economics.  ( 2,  43,  pp. 215–220).   The Journal of Economic Education.

Simkins,  Scott  ( 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    Edward Elgar Publishing.

Simkins,  Scott  Maier,  Mark  McGoldrick,  KimMarie  ( 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    New Forums Press.

Maier,  M  McGoldrick,  K  Simkins,  Scott  ( 2010).  Implementing cooperative learning in introductory economics courses.  In Barbara Millis,  Cooperative learning in higher education, across the disciplines, across the academy    Stylus Publishing.

Simkins,  Scott  Maier,  Mark  ( 2010).  Just-in-time teaching: Across the disciplines, across the academy.    Stylus Publishing.

Simkins,  Scott  Maier,  Mark  ( 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    Stylus Publishing.

Maier,  Mark  Simkins,  Scott  ( 2010).  Using just-in-time teaching in economics.  Just-in-Time Teaching Across the Disciplines and Across the Academy    Stylus Publishing.

Simkins,  Scott  Maier,  Mark  ( 2009).  Using pedagogical change to improve student learning in the economics major.  In David Colander and KimMarie McGoldrick,  Educating Economists: The Teagle Discussion    Edward Elgar Publishing.

Burkey,  Mark  Simkins,  Scott  ( 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.

Simkins,  Scott  Maier,  Mark  ( 2004).  Using just-in-time teaching techniques in the principles of economics course.  ( 4,  22,  pp. 444–456).   Social Science Computer Review.

Simkins,  Scott  ( 2002).  Lucas Critique.  In Howard Vane and Brian Snowdon,  Encyclopedia of Macroeconomics    Edward Elgar.

Simkins,  Scott  ( 2002).  Role of Theory and Measurement.  In Howard Vane and Brian Snowdon,  Encyclopedia of Macroeconomics    Edward Elgar Publishing.

Simkins,  Scott  Allen,  Stuart  ( 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.

Simkins,  Scott  Allen,  Stuart  ( 2000).  Pretesting students to improve teaching and learning.  ( 1,  6,  pp. 100–112).   International Advances in Economic Research.

Simkins,  Scott  ( 1999).  Promoting active-student learning using the World Wide Web in economics courses.  ( 3,  30,  pp. 278–287).   The Journal of Economic Education.

Simkins,  Scott  Barbour,  Jim  Stull,  Andrew  ( 1999).  Surfing for success in economics: A Student’s guide to the Internet, 3rd edition (1996, 1997).    Prentice Hall.

Simkins,  Scott  ( 1997).  New Classical School of Economics.  In David Colander, Tom Cate, and Geoff Harcourt,  Encyclopedia of Keynesian Economics    Edward Elgar Publishing.