Fall 2020 UConn ECE Economics Workshop

UConn Early College Experience Economics Workshop

On Wednesday, October 28th UConn Early College Experience and UConn ECE Faculty Coordinator for Economics. Prof. Natalia V. Smirnova met with ECE Economics Instructors for their annual professional development conference.

The day was broken into three sessions:

Remote Active Learning with FRED Interactives

Diego Mendez-Carbajo, Senior Economic Education Specialist

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Bio: https://research.stlouisfed.org/staff/mendez-carbajo/

 

Teaching New Tools of Monetary Policy

Scott A. Wolla, Economic Education Coordinator

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Bio: https://research.stlouisfed.org/staff/wolla

 

Teaching Digitally Minded Students during the Pandemic and Beyond

Carlos J. Asarta, Professor of Economics, Director - Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship, University of Delaware

Bio: https://lerner.udel.edu/faculty-staff-directory/carlos-asarta/

 

Instructors were also provided with a copy of “More from Less : The Surprising Story of How We Learned to Prosper Using Fewer Resources-- and What Happens Next" by Andrew McAfee.

 

UConn Economics classes offered through UConn ECE.


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