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Forwarded on behalf of Neva Goodwin.


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From: Goodwin, Neva [[log in to unmask]]
Sent: Thursday, June 26, 2014 9:06 AM
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Subject: FW: Reforming economics education

Greetings – I am hoping that the message below, in some form, may be of interest to the AFEE list-serve.  I have not been active on it for a long time, so it seems that I have dropped off.
I look forward to hearing from you.  With best wishes – Neva

Neva Goodwin
Global Development And Environment Institute
Tufts University
www.GDAE.org


From: <Goodwin>, Neva Goodwin <[log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>>
Date: Thursday, June 26, 2014 at 9:55 AM
To: "[log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>" <[log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>>
Subject: Reforming economics education

At the New Economy Coalition’s June conference in Boston Neva Goodwin, co-Director of the Global Development And Environment Institute, moderated a panel on “How to change the Teaching of Economics<http://www.ase.tufts.edu/gdae/education_materials/ChangingTeaching.html>”.
The panelists (and the audience) were asked: “Suppose we agree on what should be taught in economics curricula, how can such change be brought about?”
The session focused on the forces acting as barriers against incorporating different content in economics courses, and strategic approaches for overcoming these barriers.  The report is at http://www.ase.tufts.edu/gdae/Pubs/te/GoodwinTeachingEconomics2014.pdf
If you are interested in commenting on it, we have posted a few questions at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/SDJXN7Z — or just respond directly to [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>

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