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March 13 2009 Webinar Information

Audio Recording of the Webinar (MP3 Audio 44.2MB Mar13 09)


Call Starts at 1:30pm Eastern.

To participate you will need a phone and internet connection. Dial in to: 1.800.704.9804. Once connected, provide the access code: 89887611

Use *6 to mute and unmute your telephone line during the call (useful if someone has a lot of background noise
on their end). Unmute to talk, mute to listen.

We will be using Yugma to facilitate the computing aspects of our webinar. You will need to have access to an internet connection. Connect to the Yugma session by pointing your browser at: yugma.com/Viewer/viewersignup.php?SessionID=303406615


Participants

  • All April 2009 workshop participants (module development coordinators, invited guests)

Preparatory Homework

  • We will be using Yugma to facilitate the computing aspects of our webinar. You will need to have access to an internet connection. An email will be sent to ask you to participate in the online Yugma session on March 13. The email will include the web link to the session. You will need to do some installation of Yugma software the first time you use Yugma. A step-by-step guide to joining a Yugma meeting is available.
  • We encourage you to read through this very brief tutorial prior to the webinar. You can install Yugma Free on your computer at any time prior to the webinar or wait until you get the webinar invitation, which will contain a link that will initiate the process.

Agenda

  • Timeline of activities
    • March 20: Draft module complete for workshop participants to review
    • March 20: Module Review Guide available [link to guide forthcoming...]
    • March 30: Two examples developed and submitted by each module coordinator
    • March 30: Module review completed by workshop participants in conjunction with submission of two examples
    • April 5-7, 2009 Module Development Workshop Information [at SERC, Carleton College, Northfield, MN]
  • Workshop Program
    • Discussion of goals for workshop
  • Next Steps
    • Review of module
    • Submission of module activities

Resources

Starting Point - Teaching Economics Developers' Manual
Module Developers Manual (Acrobat (PDF) 1.5MB Feb28 09)

Supporting Documentation for Developing SERC Pages
Developing Web Pages

Note

Information regarding the Starting Point-Teaching Economics project, such as module coordinator responsibilities, module creation resources, schedules, and workshop-related details will be posted regularly on the Starting Point-Teaching Economics site. Check back regularly for updated information. See Starting Point-Teaching Economics Home Page