• 4 Citations
  • 1 h-Index
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Personal profile

Biography

Prashan Karunaratne is an inspirational and innovative teacher of entry-level economics at Macquarie University. His enthusiasm for teaching economics, and passion for improving student outcomes, have inspired and engaged students for more than a decade. He nurtures students to develop a desire to engage in the field of economics, and is a firm believer that the learning journey benefits both teachers and students. Inspiring students to want to learn – by emphasising the ‘why’ of learning, and empowering students to navigate their own learning journey – by focusing on the ‘how’, creates valuable experiences in his classroom and beyond. This highlights the 'wow' moments that students will remember in years to come.

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Research Outputs

  • 4 Citations
  • 1 h-Index
  • 2 Article
  • 1 Meeting abstract

Transforming the economics curriculum by integrating threshold concepts

Karunaratne, P. S. M., Breyer, Y. A. & Wood, L. N., 13 Jun 2016, In : Education and Training. 58, 5, p. 492-509 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 4 Citations (Scopus)
  • Microeconomic policy

    Karunaratne, P., 2011, In : Ecodate. 25, 2, p. 6-8 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Prizes

  • Macquarie University Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Programs that Enhance Learning

    Yvonne Breyer (Team leader), Timothy Keighley (Recipient), Philip Goody (Recipient), Prashan Karunaratne (Recipient) & Nathan Sollars (Recipient), 31 Oct 2018

    Prize: Teaching award

  • Impacts

    Transformation Learners’ Lives on a Global Scale: Excel Skills for Business

    Yvonne Breyer (Participant), Prashan Karunaratne (Participant), Timothy Keighley (Participant), Leonie Tickle (Participant), Philip Goody (Participant)

    Impact: Social impacts