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Teaching , History of Economic Thought / 1 year ago

Introducing the H.E.R.O. Series!

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Teaching / 1 year ago

What I Miss Most About Pre-Pandemic Teaching

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Teaching / 1 year ago

Learning from the 2020-2021 Academic Year

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Impress Your Friends with Custom Memes in R

Impress Your Friends with Custom Memes in R

In my constant pursuit of meme-worthy content to demonstrate how hip I am to students, I stumbled across the meme package in R. The documentation is pretty sparse, but the jist is that it makes it easy-to-create ...

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A Solution for Ron DeSantis in the Public School Mask Debate

A Solution for Ron DeSantis in the Public School Mask Debate

For those following the news, Florida has become the most prevalent battleground in the fight between public health officials and personal choice advocates. As several school districts have implemented ...

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Effectively Studying for Exams that Require Critical Thinking/Application

Effectively Studying for Exams that Require Critical Thinking/Application

I often get questions from students about how best to prepare and study for exams, particularly during finals week. While many sites online have good hints and tips, they often seem too vague or targeted ...

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Open Call for Blog Entries

Open Call for Blog Entries

As the Spring 2022 semester is set to begin, one singular focus of mine is to get more info out there for entries about lesser known economic thinkers, historical or otherwise. Of course, students will ...

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Responding to "The Great Faculty Disengagement" Article

Responding to "The Great Faculty Disengagement" Article

Recently, Kevin R. McClure and Alisa Hicklin Fryar wrote an article for the Chronicle of Higher Education, entitled The Great Faculty Disengagement. Not surprisingly, a slew of faculty at my college retweeted ...

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Over-The-Top Wordle: Data Analysis

Over-The-Top Wordle: Data Analysis

Preface: If you're not acquainted with Wordle, there is a basis that would be helpful for understanding this article. Definitely check it out here: https://www.powerlanguage.co.uk/wordle/. Wordle has ...

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H.E.R.O. Profile—Joan Robinson

H.E.R.O. Profile—Joan Robinson

Not Known Enough A trailblazer, iconoclast, innovator, and disruptor in economic theory and academia, Joan Violet Robinson (nee Maurice) (1903-1983) would profoundly contribute to thought that remains ...

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