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Sunday, June 27, 2010

Economics Education sessions at the Westerns

For those who will be in Portland, I went through the program and tried to find the econ ed sessions. Also, as the Western regional rep for CSWEP, I'll be 'hosting' the CSWEP breakfast on Thursday, July 1, 7-9am, so feel free to stop by and say hi!


Wednesday, June 30, 12:30–2:15 p.m.
CREATING UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH AND FIELD EXPERIENCES (ROUNDTABLE)
Organizer: Melanie Fox Kean, Austin College, and Eric Dodge, Hanover College
Chair: Melanie Fox Kean, Austin College, and Eric Dodge, Hanover College
Papers: Elizabeth Perry-Sizemore, Randolph College, Mary O. Borg, University of North Florida, Stephen B. DeLoach, Elon University, and Sheila Kennison, Oklahoma State University
Creating Quality Undergraduate Research Programs in Economics
C. Beth Haynes, Brigham Young University Hawaii
One for the Money, Two for the 'Know,' Three to Get Ready, and Four to Go: Facilitating Undergraduate Research in Developing Countries
Eric Dodge, Hanover College
Dam Economics: A Dam Good Field Experience in the Pacific Northwest
Melanie Fox Kean, Austin College
Undergraduate Research Conferences as a Model for Fostering Research at All Phases of Student Learning


June 30, 2:30-4:15pm
TEACHING MONETARY POLICY: RESOURCES FOR EDUCATORS
Organizer: Yelena F. Takhtamanova, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Chair: Yelena F. Takhtamanova, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Papers: Jody Hoff, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Federal Reserve's Response to Crisis
Yelena F. Takhtamanova, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Experiential Learning Tools
Gary Zimmerman, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
FRBSF Online Resources for Educators
Jeffrey A. Parker, Reed College
Educators' Perspective
Discussants: Sarah E. Tinkler, Portland State University
Peter Wilamoski, Threshold Group
Jenny Liu, Portland State University

June 30, 4:30–6:15 p.m.
TOPICS IN ECONOMIC EDUCATION
Organizer: Robert C. Dolan, University of Richmond
Chair: Robert C. Dolan, University of Richmond
Papers: Dean D. Croushore, University of Richmond, and Robert M. Schmidt, University of Richmond
RIDIT Analysis of Student Course Evaluations in Economics
Jeffrey A. Parker, Reed College, Jan Crouter, Whitman College, James Grant, Lewis and Clark College, and Jon Rivenburg, Reed College
Peer Effects: Evidence from Core Courses at Three Colleges
David H. Dean, University of Richmond, and Robert C. Dolan, University of Richmond
The Capstone Course in Economics
Discussants: Arthur H. Goldsmith, Washington & Lee University
Garrett Milam, University of Puget Sound
Nicholas Shunda, University of Redlands

Friday, July 2, 8:15–10:00 a.m.
TEACHING METHODOLOGY I
Chair: James P. McCoy, Murray State University
Papers: Gareth Paul Green, Seattle University, John C. Bean, Seattle University, and Dean Peterson, Seattle University
Using Public Policy Issues to Teach Quantitative Analysis in Economics
Martin I. Milkman, Murray State University, and James P. McCoy, Murray State University
Exemplary Programs in Preparing Graduate Assistants to Teach Economics
Paul R. Johnson, University of Alaska, Anchorage
A Classroom Business Cycle Experiment
Discussants: from above participants

July 2, 10:15 a.m.–12:00 n.
TOPICS IN ECONOMICS EDUCATION
Organizer: Sarah E. Tinkler, Portland State University
Chair: Sarah E. Tinkler, Portland State University
Papers: Clifford Nowell, Weber State University, and Lewis R. Gale IV, Weber State University
Correcting Student Evaluations of Teaching for Missing Data: Online versus Face-to-Face Evaluations
James Woods, Portland State University
Online and In-Class Exams as a Method of Assigning Course Grades: Are They Equivalent?
Sarah E. Tinkler, Portland State University
Can Students Read College-Level Economics Textbooks?
Discussants: James Woods, Portland State University
Clifford Nowell, Weber State University
Martin I. Milkman, Murray State University
Tim Anderson, Portland State University

July 2, 2:30–4:15 p.m.
STARTING POINT ECONOMICS: A SOURCE FOR PEDAGOGICAL RESOURCES
Organizer: KimMarie McGoldrick, University of Richmond
Chair: KimMarie McGoldrick, University of Richmond
Papers: KimMarie McGoldrick, University of Richmond
Starting Point---Teaching and Learning Economics
KimMarie McGoldrick, University of Richmond
Cooperative Learning in Economics
Andrea L. Ziegert, Denison University
Service-Learning in Economics
Mark H. Maier, Glendale Community College
Interactive Lecture Demonstrations
Discussants: Samuel K. Allen, Virginia Military Institute
Genevieve Briand, Eastern Washington University
Elizabeth Perry-Sizemore, Randolph College
Steven J. Balassi, St. Mary's College of California

July 2, 4:30–6:15 p.m.
ASSESSMENT TOOLS AND THE TEACHING INNOVATIONS PROGRAM
Organizer: KimMarie McGoldrick, University of Richmond
Chair: Steven J. Balassi, St. Mary's College of California
Papers: William B. Walstad, University of Nebraska
An Assessment of the Teaching Innovations Program for Economics Faculty
Lee Erickson, Taylor University
Comparing Formative Assessments: Daily In-class versus Weekly On-line
Felix B. Kwan, Maryville University
An Innovative Course-Assessment Tool: Letters to Incoming Students
Geetha Rajaram, Whittier College
Teaching Econometrics with Summative and Formative Assessment
Discussants: Thomas White, Assumption College
Beth Wilson, Humboldt State University
Hisaya Kitaoka, Franklin College
Julie K. Smith, Lafayette Colleg

Saturday, July 3, 10:15 a.m.–12:00 n.
TEACHING METHODOLOGY II
Chair: Mark W. Frank, Sam Houston State University
Papers: Genevieve Briand, Eastern Washington University, and R. Carter Hill, Louisiana State University
Teaching Basic Econometric Concepts Using Excel Monte Carlo Simulations
David F. Kauper, University of the Pacific
Teaching Profit Seeking as the Source of Growth
Satyajit Ghosh, University of Scranton, and Sarah Ghosh, University of Scranton
Spreadsheet Based Interactive Teaching Strategies and Assessment of Learning Outcomes
Sean Jasso, Pepperdine University
Demystifying the Pedagogy of Globalization: A Contemporary Approach to Effective Learning
Discussants: Mark W. Frank, Sam Houston State University
Satyajit Ghosh, University of Scranton
Sean Jasso, Pepperdine University
David F. Kauper, University of the Pacific


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