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9 TH ANNUAL ECONOMICS TEACHING CONFERENCE, AUSTIN, TX ONLINE TOOLS FOR TEACHING AND LEARNING ECONOMICS October, 24th 2013 Dr. Car sten Lange California State Polytechni c Univer sity, Pomona Email: [email protected] EDUCATIONAL CLASSIFICATION OF TEACHING TOOLS Motivational Motivate Students for the subject Explanatory Helps to explain theory topics Administrative Streamlines administrative tasks Nothing is new here !!! EDUCATIONAL CLASSIFICATION OF TEACHING TOOLS Motivational Motivate Students for the subject Ice Breaker • • • Explanatory Helps to explain theory topics Shows connection to reality Communication Self organized learning Bottom up approach Allows to cover complex examples in class • • • Allows students to try theories hands-on Theory oriented Fosters cognitive skills Top down approach EDUCATIONAL CLASSIFICATION OF TEACHING TOOLS Motivational Motivate Students for the subject Ice Breaker Explanatory Helps to explain theory topics Shows connection to reality Allows to cover complex examples in class Allows students to try theories hands-on Theory Relevance Student Motivation EDUCATIONAL CLASSIFICATION OF TEACHING TOOLS Motivational • ATMUS a game theory tournament Explanatory • IS Curve (pseudo dynamic) Simulation • IS-LM-BB Curve (pseudo dynamic) Simulation • Money Supply Simulation Administrative • Grade Calculator • Adhoc Quizzer • Study Planner ATMUS GAME THEORY TOURNAMENT Prisoners’ Dilemma Multi Round Situation ATMUS GAME THEORY TOURNAMENT Strategy Generator allows students to create • Standard strategies e.g. Hawk • Standard strategies e.g. Tit for Tat • Non-standard strategies: e.g. an average based strategy ATMUS GAME THEORY TOURNAMENT Tournament Presenter allows to run the tournament in the class room in different settings. Here we will choose: • Uninterrupted Tournament • Round Robin • 20 rounds for each match-up EDUCATIONAL CLASSIFICATION OF TEACHING TOOLS Motivational • ATMUS a game theory tournament Explanatory • IS Curve (pseudo dynamic) Simulation • IS-LM-BB Curve (pseudo dynamic) Simulation • Money Supply Simulation Administrative • Grade Calculator • Ad hoc Quizzer • Study Planner IS MODEL SIMULATION Simulates fiscal policy: e.g. G increases by 100. • Runs inside a Browser • Simulation can be loaded by its URL or • can be loaded from the Computer Assisted Teaching and Learning Website. EDUCATIONAL HIERARCHY OF TEACHING TOOLS Motivational • ATMUS a game theory tournament Explanatory • IS Curve (pseudo dynamic) Simulation • IS-LM-BB Curve (pseudo dynamic) Simulation • Money Supply Simulation Administrative • Grade Calculator • Adhoc Quizzer • Study Planner IS-LM-ZZ MODEL SIMULATION Simulates monetary and fiscal policy in a fixed exchange rate setting. Supplemented with a worksheet for students EDUCATIONAL HIERARCHY OF TEACHING TOOLS Motivational • ATMUS a game theory tournament Explanatory • IS Curve (pseudo dynamic) Simulation • IS-LM-BB Curve (pseudo dynamic) Simulation • Money Supply Simulation Administrative • Grade Calculator • Adhoc Quizzer • Study Planner MONEY SUPPLY SIMULATION • • • • • • Runs inside a Browser Simulates money creation Supports different scenarios Simulates Money multiplier Provides instructional videos Provides live real time data EDUCATIONAL HIERARCHY OF TEACHING TOOLS Motivational • ATMUS a game theory tournament Explanatory • IS Curve (pseudo dynamic) Simulation • IS-LM-BB Curve (pseudo dynamic) Simulation • Money Supply Simulation Administrative • Ad hoc Quizzer • Grade Calculator • Study Planner AD HOC QUIZZER Address: adhocquizzer.tk Address: goo.gl/Oyrbpy EDUCATIONAL HIERARCHY OF TEACHING TOOLS Motivational • ATMUS a game theory tournament Explanatory • IS Curve (pseudo dynamic) Simulation • IS-LM-BB Curve (pseudo dynamic) Simulation • Money Supply Simulation Administrative • Ad hoc Quizzer • Grade Calculator • Study Planner COURSE GRADE CALCULATOR http://overallgradecalculator.aspeconomics.com.securegateway.net/Default.aspx ?course=EC%20201&instructor=Lange&cat1=Midterm&w1=30&cat2=Paper&w2 =20&cat3=Final&w3=50 YOUR QUESTIONS PLEASE