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Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Evidence-based Teaching Learning Community
A MOOC on "An Introduction to Evidence-Based Undergraduate STEM Teaching" is starting next week which, the title notwithstanding, should be a great opportunity for instructors in ALL disciplines to learn more about effective pedagogies. To make participation even more useful for us economists, Scott Simkins is investigating forming a learning community of economists who could meet online weekly to discuss each week's topics, as well as discuss asynchronously. If you are interested in joining the group, go enroll in the course and then fill out the form here to indicate your availability for the weekly meetings (note that this isn't committing you to anything in stone at this point but if you think you might be interested, it would help Scott a lot to know). Hope to see you online!
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