ECON 978 (02) - Teaching Economics

Durham   Paul College of Business&Econ :: Economics
Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2018 - PAUL Term II (09/24/2018 - 12/07/2018)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
CRN: 16679
This seminar-style course helps prepare graduate students to become effective teachers of economics at the college level. Emphasis is on teaching at the principles level. Students study and discuss key issues, including the learning process, the objectives of principles classes and of the economic major, hetergeneous learning styles, chalk and talk, vs. active learning, testing and the testing effect, homework, and the role of textbooks. Students also write teaching philosophies, lead discussion sessions, present research on teaching, and deliver short lectures to the class on specific topics at the principles level.
Instructors: STAFF

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
9/24/2018 12/7/2018 MW 9:40am - 11:30am PCBE 205