Team-Based Learning (TBL) in Economics NSF Workshop

Participants: Project PIs, Project Team Members, Invited Experts
Primary Goals: Building TBL Awareness, Promoting Pedagogical Change in Economics, and Ensuring Sustainability of Project

Monday, June 18, 2018 | Sayles-Hill Campus Center, Room 251

4:30 - 6:00 | Reception - Introductions and Welcoming Remarks

Appetizers and cash bar (**NOTE: participants must bring cash and pay for their own drinks if desired**)

SERC: Its role in this project - Cailin Huyck Orr

6:00 - 7:30 | Dinner + Overview and Agenda for Workshop

Goals for the TBL in Economics NSF project and this workshop - Mark Maier

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 | Sayles-Hill Campus Center, Rooms 251 & 252

8:30 - 10:00 | Effective TBL Application Exercises (AEs) - Phil Ruder

What makes an AE effective for student learning?

10:00 - 10:15 | Break (Snacks and beverages available)

10:15 - 11:00 | The Starting Point TBL Website - Scott Simkins

How can we create a library that will encourage instructors to find appropriate AEs and contribute additional AEs?

11:00 - Noon | What will Encourage Instructors to Use AEs? - Jennifer Imazeki

Lessons from experience leading faculty development initiatives and activities

12:00 - 1:15 | Catered Lunch

1:15 - 2:30 | The Bigger Picture – Sustainable Pedagogical Change - Andrea Beach

Moving from awareness to impact: How do we address the issue of sustainable change by instructors?

What would make an instructor more likely to try an AE she finds in the library? How do we support instructors' continued use of TBL once they've tried it?

2:30 - 2:45 | Break (Snacks and beverages available)

2:45 - 4:00 | Making Economists Aware of Starting Point, the TBL Module and the AE Library - Tisha Emerson

How do we make economists aware of the pedagogical resources at Starting Point, especially those related to TBL?

What are the limitations of articles, one-off workshops, and conference presentations?

Sustainability of the Starting Point TBL module/AE library: how do we maintain interest and freshness after the grant runs out?

4:00 - 4:15 | Break

4:15- 5:00 | Classroom Assessment of TBL Pedagogy - Katherine Silz-Carson

Report on design of assessment project

6:00 - 8:00 | Dinner (Meet at Froggy Bottoms on the Cannon River )

Address: 307 Water St S, Northfield, MN 55057

The restaurant is walkable from your hotel and campus, however if you would like a taxi please call First Choice Shuttle's local line at 507-645-4447. The cost of the taxi will be $6.

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 | Sayles-Hill Campus Center, Rooms 251 & 252

8:00 | Shuttle van available to transport your luggage only, no people (participants should still plan to make this short walk on their own from Country Inn Suites to Sayles-Hill workshop site). Complete check-out before leaving the hotel and take your things with you.

8:30 - 9:30 | Working Time - Cleaning up Loose Ends - All Workshop Participants

All materials on the Participant Workspace pages must be ready for public viewing at 9:30.

(Snacks and beverages available 9:30)

9:30 - 12:00 | Putting our Plans into Action: Reflections and Recommendations- Project PIs and Invited Experts (Andrea, Jennifer, Tisha)

We will focus on action items and take-aways during this session.

12:00 | Lunch (Box lunches available to go beginning at 11:45)

** SHUTTLES TO AIRPORT - Shuttles to airport available at 12:15 pm and 1:15 pm leaving from Sayles-Hill **