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Jennifer Bilello
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2017 Time Speaker Talk  1:00 PM - 1:10 PM Welcome   1:15 PM - 1:40 PM David Dunning Why ignorance fails to recognize itself Psychological data suggest that people are not very good at knowing what they do not know. As a consequence, they often claim expertise that they do not have. I talk about why the scope of our own…
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Jennifer Bilello
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2016 Time Speaker Talk  1:00 PM - 1:30 PM Eric Chiang When Eight Eyes Aren't Enough: Advances in Proctoring for Online Exams As online course offerings continue to expand, combating academic dishonesty in online assessment has become a high priority. This talk discusses and contrasts four different mechanisms used to…
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Annabelle Chan
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2013 Time Speaker Talk  8:30am - 9:30am Alex Tabarrok  Why Online Education Works Online education is disrupting higher education. Drawing on his experience at MRUniversity.com, Alex Tabarrok will explain the advantages of online education for communicating economic ideas. 9:45am - 10:30am Irene Foster Algebra I Assessment…
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Annabelle Chan
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2015 Time Speaker Talk  1:00 PM  Eric Chiang  Making formative assessments REALLY formative: Evaluating the efficacy of narrated feedback  There is a large body of literature on the critical role of formative assessments to improve student learning of economic concepts. Students learn better when they have an opportunity…
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Annabelle Chan
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2014 Time Speaker Talk  1:00 PM  Kalina Staub Tiny Lady, Big Classroom: What I learned (and am still learning) my first year as a young, female professor in a large classroom "Some of the expected and unexpected challenges I faced as a young, female instructor teaching in a large classroom for the first time. I will also…
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Jennifer Bilello
When is EconED 2017? EconED 2017 will be held October 13-14th, 2017. Where is EconED 2017? EconED 2017 will be in Chicago, Illinois at the Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile. How can I follow EconED on social media? You can follow EconED through our Twitter and Periscope feeds for live coverage of the conference. Join in on the conversation…
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Eric Chiang
When I mentioned to friends that I was planning a trip to Kazakhstan, the most common response was “that’s where Borat is from”, referring to the fictional character portrayed by Sasha Baron Cohen in the popular 2006 comedy film. But unlike the impoverished backward nation portrayed in the movie, visitors to Kazakhstan will find a destination far… (Show more)
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Eric Chiang
Among the most famous and popular animals in the world is the panda bear, whose existence in the forests of central China had been threatened by deforestation and economic development throughout the 20th century. Since the 1970s, however, conservation efforts have allowed the panda population to nearly double, allowing scientists and tourists from… (Show more)
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