Materials from Teaching and Learning Economics in the College Classroom, Nov. 12-13, 2015
Stephen Williamson: How has the Great Recession Changed our Understanding of Macroeconomics?
Jennifer Wethington: Internships at the St. Louis Fed
David Anderson: Video Snippets in the Economics Classroom
Bill Emmons: How has the Great Recession Impacted Household Financial Stability?
Diego Mendez-Carbajo: Evaluating Flipped Classroom Efforts in Introduction to Economics
Cary Balser: Time Management -- Addressing and Assessing Classroom Participation Problems for Econometrics Students
Erwin F. Erhardt: Reality Macroeconomics: Employing "Breaking News" from The Wall Street Journal in Macroeconomics Classes
Katrina Stierholz: Using FRASER Documents in the College Classroom
Jose Vazquez: Making Formative Assessments REALLY Formative: Evaluating the Efficacy of Narrated Video Feedback
David L. Cleeton: Undergraduate Women in Economics (UWE) Challenge
Brian K. Coffey: Teaching Economics in a Multi-cultural Classroom: Lessons Learned in the Former Soviet Union
Heather Chapman and Brian Lynch: There is Still No Such Thing as a Free Lunch: Finding High Quality Open and Engaging Content
Areerat Kichkha and Richard Anderson: Expectations! Aligning Students and Instructors in Blended Classroom Environments
Natalia V. Smirnova and Lorri A. Halverson: Applied Economic Research: Integration of the Academia and the Real World
Ryan Herzog: Using FRED to Make Macroeconomics Current Again
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Scott Wolla, senior economic education specialist at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, speaks at the 2015 Annual Professors Conference. The event was Nov. 12 and 13 at the St. Louis Fed.
David Anderson, the Paul G. Blazer Professor of Economics at Centre College, speaks about the role video snippets can play in the economics classroom.
Panelists (from left) Gail Heyne Hafer, Anderson, Erwin Erhardt, Linda Ghent and Daniel Duncan discuss how to effectively use media in college classrooms. Heyne Hafer is a professor at St. Louis Community College; Erhardt is an associate professor at the University of Cincinnati; Ghent is a professor at Eastern Illinois University; and Duncan is a second year Ph.D. student at University of Kentucky.
Heather Chapman, economics instructor with Illinois-based Heartland Community College, gives her talk, There is Still No Such Thing as a Free Lunch: Finding High Quality Open and Engaging Content.
William Emmons, assistant vice president and economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, speaks about how the Great Recession impacted household financial stability.
James Bruehler and Linda Ghent give their presentation, Using CNN to Examine the Economics of Drug Prohibition and Legalization. Bruehler is an associate professor at Eastern Illinois University.