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Papers and Publications


Listed below are links to working papers and publications related to the Starting Point project.

Maier, Mark H., KimMarie McGoldrick, and Scott P. Simkins. (2009) Starting Point: Pedagogical Resources for Teaching and Learning Economics. Working Paper. Draft Version: December 31, 2009
Download Here (Acrobat (PDF) 1.5MB Dec30 09)

Presentations


Listed below are presentations on the Starting Point project at regional, national, and international conferences. Links to handouts and presentation slides are included for each presentation when available.

Western Economic Association Meetings - July, 2010 - Portland, OR
(Full Session: Starting Point Economics: A Source for Pedagogical Resources)

Starting Point- Teaching and Learning Economics
KimMarie McGoldrick (University of Richmond)

Cooperative Learning in Economics
KimMarie McGoldrick (University of Richmond)

Service-Learning in Economics
Andrea Ziegert (Denison University)

Interactive Lecture Demonstrations
Mark Maier (Glendale Community College)
Discussants:
  • Genevieve Briand (Eastern Washington Univerisity)
  • Elizabeth Perry-Sizemore (Randolph College)
  • Steve Balassi (St Mary's College of California)

Midwestern Economic Association Meetings - March, 2010 - San Antonio, TX

(Full Session: Starting Point Economics: A Source for Pedagogical Resources)

Starting Point- Teaching and Learning Economics
KimMarie McGoldrick (University of Richmond) and Scott Simkins (North Carolina A&T State University)

Why Do Classroom Experiments
Sheryl Ball (Virginia Tech)

Using Simulations to Teach Economics: The How and Why of Effective Examples
Betty Blecha (San Francisco State University)

Teaching and Learning with Undergraduate Research: Tools, Tip, and Ideas from the Starting Point Economics Pedagogic Portal Project
Elizabeth Perry-Sizemore (Randolph College)

handout (Acrobat (PDF) 95kB Feb8 10)
| presentation (Acrobat (PDF) 1.7MB Apr11 10)

Creative Ideas for Your Basic Economics Course - February, 2010 - Tallahassee, FL
Annual Teaching Conference Co-Sponsored by the Gus A. Stavros Centers of Florida State University and the University of South Florida
Starting Point: Teaching and Learning Economics
KimMarie McGoldrick (University of Richmond)
Cooperative Learning in Economics
KimMarie McGoldrick (University of Richmond)

handout (Acrobat (PDF) 95kB Feb8 10)| presentation (Acrobat (PDF) 477kB Apr11 10)
Allied Social Science Associations Meetings - January, 2010 - Atlanta, GA
NAEE Session - 12:30 pm - Sunday, January 3
Starting Point: Teaching and Learning Economics
Mark Maier (Glendale Community College), KimMarie McGoldrick (University of Richmond), and Scott Simkins (North Carolina A&T State University)

handout (Acrobat (PDF) 92kB Jan3 10)| presentation (Acrobat (PDF) 2.2MB Jan3 10)
  • Discussant: Judith Shapiro, London School of Economics Comments (Acrobat (PDF) 52kB Jan3 10)
Southern Economic Association Meetings - November, 2009 - San Antonio, TX
(Full Session: Starting Point Economics: A Source for Pedagogical Resources)

Starting Point- Teaching and Learning Economics
KimMarie McGoldrick (University of Richmond) and Scott Simkins (North Carolina A&T State University)

handout (Acrobat (PDF) 92kB Dec30 09) | presentation (Acrobat (PDF) 1.9MB Dec30 09)

Cooperative Learning in Economics
KimMarie McGoldrick (University of Richmond)

Getting Started with Context-Rich Problems
Joann Bangs (St. Catherine University)

Building the Economics Starting Point Community: An Evaluator's Perspective
Paul W. Grimes (Mississippi State University)

presentation (Acrobat (PDF) 14.6MB Dec30 09)

Discussants:
  • Lynne Lewis, Bates College
  • Tisha Lin Nakao Emerson, Baylor University Comments (Acrobat (PDF) 346kB Dec30 09)
  • Sue K. Stockly, Eastern New Mexico University
Developments in Economics Education Conference 2009 - September, 2009 - Cardiff, Wales, UK
Developing and Implementing an Economics Pedagogic Portal: Starting Point - Teaching and Learning Economics
KimMarie McGoldrick (University of Richmond) and Scott Simkins (North Carolina A&T State University)

handout | presentation [links to pdf format documents at DEE site]


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