You’re Invited to NETA 2018!
The National Economics Teaching Association and Cengage are excited once again to advance undergraduate economic education through our annual Economic Teaching Conference. You'll experience practical teaching sessions and keynotes by top Economists and Educational Thought Leaders to help you become an even better Economist Educator.
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
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
2:00 - 2:15 pm Break & Digital Café
2:15 - 3:15 pm Breakout Session 3 (5 Concurrent sessions)
3:15 - 3:30 pm Break & Digital Café
3:30 - 4:30pm Breakout Session 4 (5 Concurrent sessions)
Evening Offsite Dinner
8:00 - 9:00 am Breakfast
9:00 - 10:00 am Keynote - Corinne Hoisington
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
1:00 - 1:30 pm Break & Digital Café & Book Signing
1:30 - 2:30 pm Breakout Session 6 (5 Concurrent sessions)
2:30 - 3:00 pm Closing Remarks
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.
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.
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, she’ll present:
Emerging Economics Career Trends – The Fourth Industrial Revolution
Tap into the latest information to assist in guiding your students into economics and business careers that are meaningful, high paying, and have massive opportunity.
Presenting the Best in Class
Each of the three winners of the 2018 Economist Educators Best in Class Teaching Award will present their winning entry at lunch on Thursday of the conference. There is still time to submit for this prestigious award.
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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.