EconED 2013 Agenda

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8:30am - 9:30amAlex Tabarrok 

Why Online Education Works

Online education is disrupting higher education. Drawing on his experience at, Alex Tabarrok will explain the advantages of online education for communicating economic ideas.

9:45am - 10:30amIrene Foster

Algebra I Assessment in a Principles of Economics Class
Warning! Graphic content

10:30am - 10:45amTyler Watts

A Rookie's Guide to Teaching Online
The future of higher-ed is here, and it's online. Tyler Watts provides insight and tips on best practices for online teaching based on his rookie year experience teaching Principles of Macroeconomics online.

10:45am - 11:45amEric Chiang

Adapting the Economic Principles Course for the Post- Millennial Generation
This session focuses on the learning outcomes of face-to-face versus online course delivery mechanisms, especially the growing popularity of lecture capture courses.

12:00pm - 1:15pmJose Vazquez, Jennifer ImazekiSolina Lindahl 

De-mystifying the Flipped Classroom: a Workshop
You may have heard the term but what exactly does it mean to flip your classroom and why would you want to do it? The panelists will discuss some of the whys and hows, based on their experiences flipping their own courses.

1:30pm - 2:30pmJustin Wolfers

Teaching Useful Economics
"Teaching Useful Economics," is about demonstrating to our students that they can mobilize the key principles that animate economic reasoning to make better decisions in their personal and professional lives.

2:45pm - 3:30pmTechnology Café


3:45pm - 5:15pmPaul Krugman

Still IS-LMing After All These Years
The good old IS-LM model of output and interest rates used to be a staple both of economics teaching and of policy analysis, yet became unfashionable in the mid 2000's. The 2008 crisis however, brought the model back into its own…