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Sep 25, 2019
Understanding the role of productive failure in the learning process
Sep 13, 2019
Learnings from the Developments in Economics Education Conference 2019
Apr 8, 2019
Re-designing the Macro Course
Feb 23, 2019
From the Science of Learning to the Design of Learning
Feb 8, 2019
What curriculum for a VUCA world?
Jan 23, 2019
Creating a community of learners in online courses.
Too many online courses are a series of videos, basic quizzes and superficial forums. Is it possible to support active online forums in which students and te...
Dec 16, 2018
Gillian Tett on anthropology, the silo effect and taking time.
Aug 20, 2018
Seven Advantages of a Flipped Classroom (and three possible downsides).
A flipped classroom is a course in which what is usually done in the classroom is done at home and homework is done in class. Students watch videos about the...
Jul 10, 2018
Students put their knowledge to the test as they attend the Rencontres Economiques d’Aix #REAix2018
What better way to end the Principles of Macro course, than attending an economics conference about the future of the world economy, that brings together eco...
May 28, 2018
Making Macroeconomic Measures meaningful in the Principles of Macro course
In one of the first universities I taught for, I was told not to bother teaching how GDP, unemployment, inequality or inflation were measured. The chapters w...
May 6, 2018
Getting students to prep (and a lot more): the new art of in-class quizzes
Your students aren’t doing the reading? They come to class unprepared, with homework missing? You are not alone! The most cited figures are that only between...
Feb 15, 2018
Making assignments more meaningful: creating a shared website in class.
As part of the Geography of a Global Village course, I asked my students to write posts on the issues we covered, rather than hand in essays or do presentati...
Feb 2, 2018
Dance for MS
Jan 24, 2018
The Four Cs of Education
Dec 12, 2017
Top 200 tools for learning 2017.