Scott P. Simkins

TitleAssociate Professor




OfficeMerrick Hall
Room: 110

1601 East Market Street
Greensboro, NC 27411

Scott P. Simkins


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.