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This web site is designed as a one stop shopping area for access to the individuals active in the field of Economic Education and their scholarly activity.  The corner stone is the listing of all conferences and workshops in Economic Education.

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Workshops and Conferences
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All information below is provided by the workshop or conference organizers.  Any questions about the posted information should be directed to the organizer's email shown below.


March 2005

Workshop or conference dates: March 26, 2005

University of Kentucky Eleventh Annual Economics Teaching Workshop
Mike Watts from Purdue University will be the keynote speaker.
(The following link is not directly to the advertised conference. -- eds.)
Workshop or conference link: http://gatton.uky.edu/Academic/Economics/Home/Index.html

Is there a call for papers or other means of participation: YES
Call for papers or other presentation link: http://gatton.uky.edu/Academic/Economics/Home/Index.html
Organizer's name(s): Gail Hoyt  and Bob Gillette
Organizer's contact email: ghoyt@uky.edu
This entry submitted on January 4, 2005

April 2005

Workshop or conference dates: April 1, 2005

Critical Thinking and Economic Issues.  The Thirteenth Annual Teaching Conference
Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH

Workshop or conference description: Explore tools that (1) generate critical thinking in the classroom, (2) develop application skills, (3) develop good discussion questions, (4) translate issue discussion into testing, and (5) engage student beliefs to what they are learning about economic issues.
Workshop or conference link: http://www.cba.bgsu.edu/econ/conference.html

Is there a call for papers or other means of participation: NO
Organizer's name(s): Mary Ellen Benedict
Organizer's contact email: mbenedi@cba.bgsu.edu
This entry submitted on February 14, 2005

May 2005

Workshop or conference dates: May 20-22, 2005

Teaching Innovations Program Workshop
Rizzo Conference Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Workshop for Economics Faculty on Interactive Teaching in Undergraduate Economics.  The workshop is phase one of the three phase Teaching Innovations Program.
Workshop or conference link: http://www.vanderbilt.edu/AEA/AEACEE/TIP

Is there a call for papers or other means of participation: NO
Organizer's name(s): William Walstad
Organizer's contact email: tipecon@unlnotes.unl.edu
This entry submitted on December 1, 2004


June 2005

Workshop or conference dates: June 3-5, 2005

Teaching Innovations Program Workshop
Georgetown Conference Center, Georgetown University, Washington D.C.
Workshop for Economics Faculty on Interactive Teaching in Undergraduate Economics. The workshop is phase one of the three phase Teaching Innovations Program.
Workshop or conference link: http://www.vanderbilt.edu/AEA/AEACEE/TIP

Is there a call for papers or other means of participation: NO
Organizer's name(s): William Walstad
Organizer's contact email: tipecon@unlnotes.unl.edu
This entry submitted on December 1, 2004

July 2005

Workshop or conference dates: July 11-12, 2005

Innovation for Student Engagement in Economics: 11th Australasian Teaching Economics Conference
Workshop or conference description: Hosted by the Discipline of Economics at The University of Sydney, Australia, this conference will bring together researchers and practitioners with a shared interest in innovative teaching strategies to promote engaged student learning in economics.
Workshop or conference link: http://www.econ.usyd.edu.au/econ/teachingconference/

Is there a call for papers or other means of participation: YES
Call for papers or other presentation link: http://www.econ.usyd.edu.au/econ/teachingconference/
Organizer's name(s): Marianne Dixon
Organizer's contact email: m.dixon2@econ.usyd.edu.au
This entry submitted on January 11, 2005

August 2005

Workshop or conference dates: 26-28 August 2005

International Conference EDUCATIONAL ECONOMICS
University of Tartu, Estonia
The main topic of the conference will be Educational Economics. Themes: Education and labor market, Educational market and public
policy, Financial management in the educational system, Performancemanagement and remuneration in institutions of education.
Workshop or conference link: http://www.mtk.ut.ee/educationaleconomics

Is there a call for papers or other means of participation: YES
Call for papers or other presentation link: http://www.mtk.ut.ee/educationaleconomics
Organizer's name(s): Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, University of Tartu
Organizer's contact email: Diana.Eerma@ut.ee
This entry submitted on January 5, 2005


September 2005

Workshop or conference dates: September 1-2, 2005

DEBE (Developments in Economics and Business Education) 2005

Workshop or conference description: The third international DEBE Conference will showcase the best of economics education. It will provide delegates with information on the latest research into pedagogy in economics; practical advice for lecturers and teaching assistants; guidance on balancing competing work interests and ideas for engaging students in the subject.
Workshop or conference link: http://www.economicsnetwork.ac.uk/debe2005/

Is there a call for papers or other means of participation: YES
Call for papers or other presentation link: http://www.economicsnetwork.ac.uk/debe2005/call.htm
Organizer's name(s): The Economics Network
Organizer's contact email: econ-network@bris.ac.uk
This entry submitted on May 19, 2005

Workshop or conference dates:  September 15-17, 2005

Economics and the Classroom Conference, 7th Annual
This conference provides a forum for academic economists interested in improving and discussing teaching methods and research.  The size and scheduling of sessions enables all participants to interact and network with others.
(The following link is not directly to the advertised conference. -- eds.)
Workshop or conference link:  http://www.isu.edu/departments/econ/call.html

Is there a call for papers or other means of participation:  YES
Call for papers or other presentation link:  http://www.isu.edu/departments/econ/call.html
Organizer's name(s):  Tesa Stegner
Organizer's contact email:  stegtesa@isu.edu
This entry submitted on  January 2, 2005


October 2005

Workshop or conference dates: October 6-7, 2005

Making it Real, Making it Relevant: An Economics Teaching Conference

Workshop or conference description: Featured speakers include: Gregory Mankiw of Harvard, Paul Romer of Stanford and Michael Cox of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas who will speak on broad economic current events. In addition, there will be presentations by faculty on teaching pedagogy, economics experiments, simulations and much more.
Workshop or conference link: http://www.gulfcoastecon.org

Is there a call for papers or other means of participation: YES
Call for papers or other presentation link: http://www.gulfcoastecon.org
Organizer's name(s): Richard Gosselin
Organizer's contact email: rgosselin@gulfcoastecon.org
This entry submitted on 05/23/2005


Workshop or conference dates: October 13-15, 2005

West Coast Teaching Economics Conference, 2nd Annual Conference
CANCELLED



Workshop or conference dates: October 22, 2005

5th Annual Teaching Economics Workshop
A full day workshop that features a keynote address by a leader in economic education.  Additional sessions are designed to demonstrate specific teaching innovations.
(The following link is to the previous years event. -- eds.)
Workshop or conference link: http://www.csb.uncwil.edu/departments/ecofin/flyer2004.pdf

Is there a call for papers or other means of participation: NO
Organizer's name(s): Rob Burrus, Pete Schuhmann, KimMarie McGoldrick
Organizer's contact email: burrusr@uncw.edu
This entry submitted on Jan 3, 2005


Workshop or conference dates: October 28, 2005

Midwest Conference on Student Learning in Economics:  Innovation, Assessment and Classroom Research, 3rd Annual Conference.
A day and a half conference preceded by half-day workshops on special topics.  Conference features Keynotes by Michael Salemi and Michael Watts as well as opportunities to present via posters, papers and workshops.  again this year a highlight will be the Technology Showcase featuring the best in instructional technology.
Workshop or conference link: http://www3.uakron.edu/econ/MidwestConference

Is there a call for papers or other means of participation: YES
Call for papers or other presentation link: http://www3.uakron.edu/econ/MidwestConference
Organizer's name(s): Steven C. Myers and Michael Nelson
Organizer's contact email: myers@uakron.edu
This entry submitted on December 1, 2004




About this page:
This page is developed and maintained by Steven C. Myers and KimMarie McGoldrick following an initial meeting of organizers of economic education workshops and conferences at the 2004 SEA meetings.  KimMarie McGoldrick organized the panel session at which the concept of a consortium of workshop and conference organizers emerged.  This page is the first step in leading to greater coordination of events and greater service to the economics teaching profession.  The views and opinions expressed in this page and its linked pages on this server are strictly those of the page author(s).  The contents of this page have not been reviewed by The University of Akron on whose servers this page resides.

About us:
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