SoCal workshop to develop teaching examples based on webinar presentations


This workshop will bring together a community college economists to create teaching examples based on the Economics at Community Colleges webinars The Housing Crisis, The 2009 Financial Crisis, Anti-trust Laws, or Health Care Reform.

Riverside Community College, January 18, 2012. Coordinated by Amber Casolari. Starting Point assistance: Mark Maier


Rose-Marie Payan
Glendale Community College
Joel Beutel
San Joaquin Delta College
Albert Pasaoa
Riverside City College
Hushang Shahidi
College of the Desert

Rio Hondo College
James Dulgeroff
San Bernardino Valley College

Ken Woodward
Saddleback College
Mike Javanmard
Rio Hondo College

Becca Arnold
San Diego Mesa College

Workshop schedule

9:00-9:30 am Check-in/Coffee and Danishes

9:30-10:00 am Welcome and Information about the Project

10:00-12:00 pm Break-out session, part 1

Use this for developing your activities (Microsoft Word 53kB Oct29 12)

12:00-1:00 pm Lunch

1:00-2:00 pm Break-out session, part 2

Next steps

When your activity is complete, please submit it using this Online Submission Form The form will automatically create a web page based on your example (see below for sample activity web pages.) In order to edit this web page, you will need to register at the Science Education Resource Center with this link. By using the same email address and password you will be able to see and edit your example.


We are able to offer $200 stipends paid upon completion of the exercises described above. When both exercises are complete and approved by the project coordinators, complete and submit a W-9 form available here and this invoice (Microsoft Word 20kB Jan17 13)
  • Return W-9, invoice and invoice to:

    Mark MaierDepartment of Economics1500 N. Verdugo Road Glendale Community CollegeGlendale, CA 91208

Workshop Background

Support for this workshop comes from a National Science Foundation grant

The Starting Point web site is maintained by the Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College (MN), a partner in our project. We will be using the SERC site to host the exercises you create (click here for an example). While in development, these pages will be private, accessible only to project participants. Upon the author's approval and review by the project staff, they will be made public at the Starting Point site. Authors will receive credit for this publication on the site (see the example linked above).