ECON 978 (01) - Teaching Economics

Teaching Economics

Durham   Paul College of Business&Econ :: Economics
Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2022 - Full Term (01/25/2022 - 05/09/2022)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 56997
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, heterogeneous 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.
You must sign up in the Dept Office before registering through WEBCAT.
Instructors: Michael Goldberg

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/25/2022 5/9/2022 TR 12:40pm - 2:00pm PCBE 205