Katherine Rowell

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Sinclair Community College

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Activities (2)

Hobson's Choice: A Game Simulation about Homelessness part of Starting Point: Teaching and Learning Economics:Teaching Methods:Teaching with Simulations:Examples
Hobson's choice is a game about homelessness and how difficult it is to get off the streets and leave the situation of homelessness. The game is text based and gives students opportunities to make choices that an average homeless person would have to make. There are several outcomes and possibilities that are possible. It allows students to see their current situation, gives them realistic choices to try to solve the situation, and then tracks all their decisions in the game.

Population Simulator part of Starting Point: Teaching and Learning Economics:Teaching Methods:Teaching with Simulations:Examples
This simulation uses United Nations world population projections to simulate future population trends for the whole world or of individual countries. Students can make their own simulations by adjusting fertility, life expectancy,and the sex ratio at birth. There are numerous activities and questions that could be explored using this simulator.

Essay

What works well? part of Supporting Community College Faculty Across the Disciplines:Fall 2012 Workshop:Essays
Katherine Rowell, Sociology/Center for Teaching and Learning, Sinclair Community CollegeDownload this essay (Acrobat (PDF) 10kB Aug27 12) As a community college faculty member of the American Sociological ...

Other Contributions (3)

Katherine Rowell part of Supporting Community College Faculty Across the Disciplines:Fall 2012 Workshop:Participant Profiles
Director of Center for Teaching and Learning and Professor of Sociology Sinclair Community College 444 W. Third Street Dayton, Ohio 45402 katherine.rowell@sinclair.edu Phone:937-512-3116 Background Information ...

Katherine Rowell part of Supporting Community College Faculty Across the Disciplines:Fall 2012 Workshop:Participant Profiles
Director of Center for Teaching and Learning and Professor of Sociology Sinclair Community College 444 W. Third Street Dayton, Ohio 45402 katherine.rowell@sinclair.edu Phone:937-512-3116 Background Information ...

Katherine Rowell part of Starting Point: Teaching and Learning Economics:About this Project:Project Participants
Director of Center for Teaching and Learning and Professor of Sociology Sinclair Community College 444 W. Third Street Dayton, Ohio 45402 katherine.rowell@sinclair.edu Phone:937-512-3116 Background Information ...


Events and Communities

Economics in Two Year Colleges Workshop 2011

Developing Modules for Teaching Economics Participants