The Art and Science of Teaching Economics
Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019 | 1:30–7 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 15, 2019 | 7:30 a.m.–1 p.m.
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
One Federal Reserve Bank Plaza
Broadway and Locust Street
St. Louis, Mo. 63102 (map it)
While teaching strategies have evolved over time, in many college classrooms, instruction rests on a method of student engagement developed by Socrates during the Golden Age of Athens. Of course, students, professors, the curriculum, and the labor market have all changed dramatically since the fifth century B.C. But, change for the sake of change is never advised. Rather, we might ask:
This year's conference will consider the important elements of instruction, while remembering that effective teaching is both an art and a science.
The conference will feature:
There is no fee, but you must register by Nov. 8. There will be a reception Thursday, and breakfast and lunch will be provided on Friday. Parking is complimentary.
Participants are responsible for their own transportation and accommodations.
For more information, contact Scott Wolla at email@example.com.