Development of Learning Material in Behavioral Economics for Higher Education





Economic education


The dominance of neoclassical economics in educational curricula is a prominent concern. However, promoting behavioral economics may encourage students to make better economic decisions. This study aims to develop and assess the feasibility and effectiveness of learning materials in behavioral economics for higher education in order to help students make complex decisions. This paper followed the development procedures outlined by Dick and Carey for instructional design and was tested in the classroom using an experimental approach. Four experts validated the content, and 30 under graduate students at Universitas Negeri Surabaya participated in the experimental study. The findings reveal that the learning material development was reviewed and validated by experts and underwent some revisions and enhancement. Based on the analysis, the development feasibility level scored 81, and the N-Gain was 56.22%, indicating that the teaching material was quite feasible and effective. Therefore, the behavioral economics teaching material can be used for higher education.


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How to Cite

Dewi, R. M. (2024). Development of Learning Material in Behavioral Economics for Higher Education. Pegem Journal of Education and Instruction, 14(3), 192–199.

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