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March 2 2009 Webinar Information

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.

Once again we will be using Yugma to facilitate the computing aspects of our webinar. You will need to have access to an internet connection. To connect to the Yugma session visit


  • Module development coordinators for April 2009 module development workshop

Preparatory Homework

  • You should be progressing on the components of your module. An updated Module Developer's Manual was posted on February 28. Please take some time and review it. The major addition is a new section on the use of vocabularies. We'll explain "vocabularies" during the webinar.
  • Module components
    • Module Introduction
    • Description of the Pedagogic Practice
    • Effectiveness in Promoting Student Learning
    • How to Implement the Pedagogic Practice
    • Discipline-Based Teaching Examples
    • References and Resources


  • Feedback on progress from module developers
  • Understanding the CMS
    • Workshop information available
      • Sets expectations (for economists and experts in other disciplines)
    • March 12: Short bio and pictures due from workshop (submission form)
    • March 13: Webinar
      • Participants: Module Coordinators, Workshop Participants, Mark, Scott, KimMarie, Cathy, SERC Staff
      • Setting expectations for workshop (preparation and participation)
    • March 15: Module Review Guide available
    • March 20: Draft module complete for workshop participants to review (guide will be provided for reviewers)
    • 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
  • Workshop Program
    • Discussion of goals for workshop
  • Next Steps

    • Draft module components posted online by March 20.
    • Draft examples posted online by March 30.
    • Begin thinking about your process for soliciting examples for your module
      • Provide project description, criteria for examples, and examples your created in preparation for the workshop
      • A revised submission form will be available March 1


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

Supporting Documentation for Developing SERC Pages
Developing Web Pages


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