Stay Tuned for NETA 2019!

Each year, the National Economics Teaching Association and Cengage partner to advance undergraduate economic education through our annual Economic Teaching Conference. Interested in attending and learning from your fellow Economists Educators? Stay tuned — we'll share details about NETA 2019 soon!

NETA 2018 Agenda

Enjoy over 25 practical teaching sessions, along with keynotes by some of the top Educational Thought Leaders in the country!


2:30  - 6:00 pm                    Registration

3:00 - 6:00 pm                     #DigIn Economics Workshop


7:30 - 8:30 am                      Registration & Breakfast

8:30 - 9:45 am                      Opening Remarks & Keynote - Derek Bruff
                                                More Than Just Shiny Objects: Using Technology to Support Student Learning

9:45 - 10:00 am                    Break & Digital Café

10:00 - 11:00 am                  Breakout Session 1  (5 Concurrent sessions)

11:00 - 11:30 am                  Break & Digital Café

11:30 am - 12:30 pm           Breakout Session 2  (5 Concurrent sessions)

12:30 - 2:00 pm                    Lunch & Best-in-Class Winner Presentations

                                                      Best in Class Winners: 
                                                      First Place: Florencia Gabriele, Emmanuel College, Learn It Share It 
                                                      Second Place: Heather Schumacker, Salt Lake Community College, QR Codes to Learn GDP 
                                                      Third Place: Brian O’Roark, Robert Morris University, Economics with Superheroes 

2:00 - 2:15 pm                      Break & Digital Café

2:15 - 3:15 pm                      Breakout Session 3  (5 Concurrent sessions)

3:15 - 3:45 pm                      Break & Digital Café

3:45 - 4:45 pm                      Breakout Session 4  (5 Concurrent sessions)

Evening                                 Offsite Dinner


8:00 - 9:00 am                     Breakfast

9:00 - 10:00 am                   Keynote - Corinne Hoisington
                                               Emerging Economics Career Trends — The Fourth Industrial Revolution

10:00  - 10:30 am                Break & Digital Café

10:30 - 11:30 am                 Breakout Session 5  (5 Concurrent sessions)

11:30 am - 1:00 pm            Lunch & Keynote - Greg Mankiw
                                              Ask Greg! Everything You Ever Wanted to Know, but Never Had the Chance to Ask 
                                              N. Gregory Mankiw, Harvard University 

1:00 - 1:30 pm                     Break & Digital Café & Book Signing

1:30 - 2:30 pm                     Breakout Session 6  (4 Concurrent sessions)

2:30 - 3:00 pm                     Closing Remarks

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Keynote Speakers


N. Gregory Mankiw is Robert M. Beren Professor of Economics at Harvard University. He studied economics at Princeton University and MIT. Dr. Mankiw is a prolific writer and a regular participant in academic and policy debates. His research includes work on price adjustment, consumer behavior, financial markets, monetary and fiscal policy, and economic growth.

His published articles have appeared in academic journals, such as the American Economic Review, Journal of Political Economy, and Quarterly Journal of Economics, and in more widely accessible forums, including The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, and Fortune. Dr. Mankiw has been a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, an adviser to the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and the Congressional Budget Office, and a member of the ETS test development committee for the advanced placement exam in economics. From 2003 to 2005, he served as chairman of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers.

At NETA, Greg will take part in:

Questions & Answers — Your Turn to Ask the Economic Expert 

In a more casual approach, Greg Mankiw will answer questions from you, fellow economist educators. Come ready to participate!


Derek Bruff is director of the Vanderbilt University Center for Teaching where he oversees the programming and offerings for faculty and graduate students, helping them develop foundational teaching skills and explore new ideas in teaching and learning. He also consults regularly with campus leaders about pedagogical issues, seeking to foster a university culture that supports effective teaching.

His research interests include educational technology, visual thinking and social pedagogies. He has published a well-regarded book, Teaching with Classroom Response Systems: Creating Active Learning Environments , and hosts popular blog, Agile Learning .

At NETA, Derek will present:

More Than Just Shiny Objects: Using Technology to Support Student Learning

We’ll explore a few principles of learning and how they help us be more intentional and effective as we integrate technology in our teaching.


Corinne Hoisington is a full-time professor of Information Systems Technology at Central Virginia Community College in Lynchburg, Virginia, with more than 25 years of teaching experience. Corinne travels over 200,000 miles a year delivering keynote addresses to college and university professors in over 70 cities worldwide for customers such as the Microsoft, Microsoft Camp 21 International Events, Cengage Learning, Capital One International Bank, Executive LIVE 2017 in London, and the international South by Southwest event. Professor Hoisington is the recipient of the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional award in Computer Programming. Corinne has authored over 20 textbooks with Cengage Learning on topics such as Android Studio Boot Camp, Dreamweaver Creative Cloud, Outlook 2016, Office 2016, Microsoft Windows, Technology Now, and Visual Basic 2017.

At NETA, Corinne will present:

Emerging Economics Career Trends — The Fourth Industrial Revolution

Tap into the latest information to guide your students into economics and business careers that are meaningful, high paying and have massive opportunity.

Register Now

You’ll be learning, sharing, collaborating and having fun with over 200 of your colleagues from all over the country. So what do you say, will you join us?

Presenting the Best in Class

Each of the three winners of the 2018 Economist Educators Best in Class Teaching Award presented their winning entries at the conference. Check out their presentations to see their award-winning ideas!

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About NETA

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NETA Gallery

See what your colleagues experienced last year—and what you can look forward to.

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#DIGinECON: A Pre-Conference Workshop

This free workshop helps instructors implement Digital Resources for Student Engagement and
Success in Principles of Economics—and Cengage will be sponsoring it once again.

Learn student success best practices from three top experts in student engagement
for the Economics classroom.