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ERIC Number: ED381458
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Teaching Economics Conference (5th, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, February 10-12, 1994).
Dudley, Bobby G., Ed.
This collection of 21 papers delivered by university professors and other representatives from throughout the United States focuses on economics teaching in the classroom from a variety of perspectives. The papers include: (1) "Internationalizing the Curriculum: The United States in a Global Economy: International Issues for the Beginning Student" (R. Adkins); (2) "Spreadsheets in the Electronic Economics Classroom: An Experiment in New Technology" (H. Booker); (3) "Microeconomics with Microcomputers: Graphing the AH-HA" (Q. Ciolfi); (4) "Applying TQM in the Classroom" (G. Cole); (5) "A Beverage Industry Case Study Approach to Introductory Economics" (M. Connell); (6) "Improving Economics Instruction in the First Course: Teach Economics as a Second Language" (R. Crowe); (7)"Developing a Tool for Measuring Teacher Effectiveness" (V. Free); (8) "The Impact of Mandatory Attendance on Student Performance" (G. Gerstner); (9) "Microeconomics and Total Quality Management" (B. Greenberg); (10) "Designing Controversy: Enhancing Higher Order Thinking about Economics and Social Work" (N. Hampton; B. Stadum); (11) "Designing Multiple Choice Tests" (R. Hansen; J. Gleason); (12) "Teaching Economics Via Satellite" (B. Harik); (13) "Action Research Groups as a Student Learning Tool" (J. Ilacqua); (14) "A Computer-Based Research Project for an Undergraduate Course in Development Economics: Discussion and Evaluation" (L. Kinney; E. Adams); (15) "Maximizing Output in the Economics Classroom: Integrating Necessary Skills" (L. Manning); (16) "Student Uses of Personal Computers in Teaching Economics" (M. Moini); (17) "Teaching Economics: Some Information from the Marketplace" (D. Oyen; E. Young); (18)"Using the COMPENSTAT Assignment Generator" (W. Sanders); (19) "The Impact of Two Curricular Changes on Student Achievement in Economic Principles: Some Evidence from an Open Admissions University" (T. Schibik; S. Cox; M. Khayum); (20) "Total Quality Management in the Classroom: A Production Experiment" (M. Tansey); and (21) "How Market Demand Determines Market Supply: A Computer-Animated Illustration" (A. Wilkins; D. Thompson). (EH)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, NY.; Robert Morris Coll., Coraopolis, PA.
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