Brandon Vick, Alexi Thompson, and Christopher Jeffords attended and presented at the 26th annual Teaching
Economics Conference at Robert Morris University. This year’s theme covered
instruction and classroom-based research.
Vick organized a panel titled “High Wires and Strong Safety Nets:
Three Strategies,” where Vick, Thompson, and Jeffords each presented about
the specific techniques they use to guide both economics and non-economics
students through some of the upper-level courses they teach.
how he uses Pinterest in his writing-intensive sections of Labor Economics; Thompson discussed the benefits and costs of using skeleton notes across his
classes; and Jeffords discussed how he makes his Microeconomic Analysis
course more inviting despite the varied math backgrounds of his students.
Department of Economics