Tuesday, October 9, 2012

ATTENTION! ECONOMICS GRAD STUDENTS

PLEASE FORWARD THIS TO ECON GRAD STUDENTS AS APPROPRIATE

    If you are a grad student in economics who is within traveling distance of Orlando, this is for you. If you know a grad student, please make sure that they know about this event especially for them.
    In conjunction with the 8th Annual Economics Teaching Conference, Cengage Learning and the Gulf Coast Economics Association invites economics graduate students to a special session followed by lunch and the keynote talk by Greg Mankiw. There will be a chance afterwards to meet Dr. Mankiw. There is NO CHARGE for graduate students for this special session and luncheon. You can sign up here.
The session begins: 
       11:30 a.m., Friday, November 9th
        Disney's Coronado Springs Resort, Orlando.


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The session will be presented by Dr. Gail Hoyt of the University of Kentucky



Dr. Gail Hoyt is the lead instructor for Economics 201 at the University of Kentucky. She is the coeditor (with KimMarie McGoldrick) of The International Handbook on Teaching and Learning in Economics
Elgar Publishing 2011. 
   She is also a coauthor of "The Professional Development of Graduate Students for Teaching Activities: The Students’ Perspective,"with David Colander and KimMarie McGoldrick, forthcoming in The Journal of Economic Education.
   She has been an instructor for the Teaching Innovations Program. The AEA Committee on Economic Education (CEE) sponsored Teaching Innovations Program (TIP) for college and university economics instructors. TIP seeks to improve undergraduate education in economics by offering instructors an opportunity to expand their teaching skills and participate in the scholarship of teaching

There is no charge for this, but you must register. You also must attend the session to qualify for the luncheon and keynote.

Questions?
Let me know, John


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