Economics teaching at ASSA 2007

Here are the sessions on economics teaching at this year ASSA.

Friday, January 5, 2007, 10:15 AM

Session: K-12 Economic and Financial Literacy Education

Presiding: Elizabeth Webbink (National Council on Economic Education)

Field Testing Novel Digital Learning Modules for Economics in the Third Millennium
Hodgin, Robert F. (University of Houston, Clear Lake)
Cobb, Steven L. (University of North Texas)
Davila, Alberto (University of Texas, Pan American)

Testing the Economic Literacy of K-12 Teachers: A Baseline Analysis for Mississippi
Grimes, Paul W. (Mississippi State University)
Millea, Meghan (Mississippi State University)
Thomas, M. Kathleen (Mississippi State University)
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Does Professional Learning for High School Economics Teachers Improve Student Achievement?
Swinton, John R. (Georgia College and State University)
Scafidi, Jr., Benjamin P. (Georgia State University)
De Berry, Thomas W. (North Georgia College and State University)
Woodard, Howard C. (Georgia College and State University)
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Assessing the Effectiveness of Financial Fitness for Life in Eastern Kentucky
Harter, Cynthia L. (Eastern Kentucky University)
Harter, John F. R. (Eastern Kentucky University)
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Saturday, January 6, 2007, 8:00 AM

Session: Interactive Workshops on Teaching Economics

Presiding: Michael K. Salemi (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)

Using Cooperative Learning to Improve Student Understanding of Exam Evaluation
Caviglia-Harris, Jill L. (Salisbury University)
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A Classroom Experiment on Exchange Rate Determination
Rebelein, Robert (Vassar College)
Simpson, Nicole B. (Colgate University)
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New Insights from In-Class Experiments: Using Excel to Post and Analyze Results on the Spot
Creahan, Thomas A. (Morehead State University)
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Saturday, January 6, 2007, 10:15 AM

Session: New Strategies for Teaching Economics Courses

Presiding: Paul Romer (Stanford University)

Teaching the Dismal Science Socratically
Elzinga, Kenneth G. (University of Virginia)

A Fresh Look at the Daily Quiz: Engaging Students in Principles Courses
Hoyt, Gail (University of Kentucky)

The Principles of Macroeconomics Class: Teaching Aggregate Thinking
Wood, William C. (James Madison University)
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Saturday, January 6, 2007, 2:30 PM

Session: Poster Session on Teaching Ideas and Projects

Presiding: Rae Jean B. Goodman (U.S. Naval Academy)

Collaborative Assignments without Regrets
Joerding, Wayne (Washington State University)
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Using Excel to Teach New Keynesian Economics
Kapinos, Pavel (Carleton College)

An Experimental Market for the Classroom to Test if Speculators Stabilize Prices
Kilkenny, Maureen (University of Nevada, Reno)

The Hogwarts System: An Internet Based Utility to Foster Students’ Active Class Participation and Attendance
Lange, Carsten (California State University, Pomona)

Service or Community-Based Learning Projects
Lopez, Mary (Occidental College)

An On-Line Scavenger Hunt with Blackboard
Quinn, Michael A. (Bentley College)

iPods in Economics? Technology for Enhancing Active Learning
Shackelford, Jean (Bucknell University)
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The End of Teaching? The Use of Active Technology in the Large Introductory Economics Class
Sheflin, Neil (Rutgers University, New Brunswick)
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Active Learning Strategies for Microeconomic Theory
Smith, John Z. (New York University)
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Demand Analysis with “Real Data”
Stockly, Sue (Eastern New Mexico University)

Top Ten Lessons on Ethics in Economics: The Templeton/NCEE Project
Wight, Jonathan B. (University of Richmond)

Sunday, January 7, 2007, 10:15 AM

Session: Computer Assisted Instruction: New resources and Updates

Presiding: Tod S. Porter (Youngstown State University)

New Developments in the UK Economics Network
Pomorina, Inna (University of Bristol)
Sloman, John (University of Bristol)
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Mathematics for Economics: An Update on the METAL Project
Taylor, Rebecca (Nottingham Trent University)
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Using Wikis to Empower Student Learning in Seminar Courses
Greenlaw, Steve (University of Mary Washington)
Elzer, Elizabeth (University of Mary Washington)

FlashEcon and Opus: Constructing Internet Applications to Support Instruction
Fung, K. K. (University of Memphis)
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