March 2013 Webinar
Race and the Teaching of Economics
Presenter: Cecilia Conrad, Director of the MacArthur Fellows Program.Friday, March 22, 2013
Time - 10:00 am Pacific | 11:00 am Mountain | 12:00 pm Central | 1:00 pm Eastern
Duration - 1 hour. The presentation is 30 minutes, followed by 30 minutes of discussion.
Format - Online web presentation via phone and Blackboard Collaborate web conference software with questions and answers following.
Registration for this event is closed.Screencast (Quicktime MP4 Video 102.6MB Mar22 13) of the event.
Download the presentation (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 1.6MB Mar21 13).
Links to resources recommended by Cecilia Conrad (Microsoft Word 2007 (.docx) 12kB Mar22 13)
About the Presenter: An economist, Cecilia Conrad recently was appointed director of the MacArthur Fellows Program,'genius' awards given annually to talented individuals. Previously, at Pomona College, Cece served as acting president and professor of economics. Her research focused on the effects of race and gender on economic status.Webinar Overview: Based on her extensive experience as a classroom instructor (and recipient of the Carnegie California Professor of the Year), Cece will explore the impact of race in economics courses, looking at textbooks, the curriculum and classroom interactions.