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'''Div.E.Q. promotes inclusive, innovative, and evidence-based teaching practices in economics.'''
{{hidden| |This wiki promotes best teaching practices in economics, particularly practices that encourage women, students of color, and members of other underrepresented groups to continue their study of economics.  Here, economists can disseminate and discover prescriptions for improving our teaching and the inclusiveness of our discipline. 
 
 
   
 
   
The teaching strategies offered here are presented alongside evidence of their effectiveness and practical suggestions for implementation. Please spend time browsing the site; many of the strategies are effective and straightforward to incorporate. Our choices as instructors and gatekeepers affect student participation and achievement.   
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This resource is provided by [https://www.swarthmore.edu/profile/amanda-bayer Amanda Bayer] and the American Economic Association's [http://www.aeaweb.org/committees/CSMGEP/index.php Committee on the Status of Minority Groups in the Economics Profession].
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{{hidden| |Diversifying Economic Quality (Div.E.Q.), first published in 2011 and  continually updated, promotes best teaching practices in economics, particularly practices that encourage women, students of color, and members of other underrepresented groups to continue their study of economics. Here, economists can disseminate and discover prescriptions for improving our teaching and the inclusiveness of our discipline. 
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This site also provides data describing patterns of participation in our profession and opportunities for thoughtful reflection on why inclusion and diversity are important to the future of economic theory and policymaking.
  
The wiki also provides data describing patterns of participation in our profession and opportunities for thoughtful reflection on why inclusion and diversity are important to the future of economic theory and policymaking.  
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* [[biology is not destiny|Foster a growth mindset]] in your students.
 
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* Use [[cooperative learning]].
 
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* Promote [[inclusive communication]].
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* Incorporate [[service learning]].
 
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* Join the [[Wikipedia Education Program]].
 
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* Reflect on [[personal prejudices]].
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* Share these [[study tips]].
 
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* Be aware of a third theory of [[discrimination]].
 
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* Incorporate [[heterodox theories of economics|alternative economic approaches]].
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<div>[[File:growth.jpg|155px|link=biology is not destiny]]Foster a [[biology is not destiny|growth mindset]] in your students</div>
<div>[[File:growth.jpg|155px|link=biology is not destiny]]Foster a [[biology is not destiny|growth mindset]] in your students. </div>
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<div>[[File:benstein.jpg|180px|link=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dxPVyieptwA]]Change [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dxPVyieptwA how the world sees us]</div>
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<div>[[File:Qmark.jpg|100px|link=Inquiry-based learning]]Use [[Inquiry-based learning|active learning]].</div>
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<div>[[File:cover.jpg|180px|link=effective and inclusive teaching practices]]Promote [[effective and inclusive teaching practices]]</div>
<div>[[File:Blooms_new.png|190px|link=Inquiry-based learning]]Help your students move up [[Inquiry-based learning|Bloom's pyramid]].'''</div>
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<div>[[File:Blooms_new.png|180px|link=Inquiry-based learning]]Help students move up [[Inquiry-based learning|Bloom's pyramid]]'''</div>
 
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* [[Actively recruit]] students who may be underprepared, unsure, or unaware.
 
* [[Actively recruit]] students who may be underprepared, unsure, or unaware.
 
* Advertise the broad array of [[careers in economics|careers]] and [[Research Highlights|research areas]] in economics.
 
* Advertise the broad array of [[careers in economics|careers]] and [[Research Highlights|research areas]] in economics.
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* Encourage peer and faculty [[mentoring]].
 
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Diversifying Economic Quality



Visit our beautiful, updated site at DiversifyingEcon.org! (You may need to clear your browser cache.)



Div.E.Q. promotes inclusive, innovative, and evidence-based teaching practices in economics.

This resource is provided by Amanda Bayer and the American Economic Association's Committee on the Status of Minority Groups in the Economics Profession.

HOW CAN YOU PARTICIPATE?

READ these pages.

TELL others.

SHARE your research and your strategies.

PRODUCE new evidence.


Aea.jpg

Email us.

NEWS:


Practices for all economists

Practices for instructors


Growth.jpgFoster a growth mindset in your students
Zoomlogo.png8 Ways to Be More Inclusive in Your Zoom Teaching
Wait Time Image1.jpgAdd wait time to classroom activities
Aea research.pngShare the AEA's Research Highlights
Projector.JPGDesign effective slide presentations
Blooms new.pngHelp students move up Bloom's pyramid




Encourage students to apply to the AEA's Summer Training Program, to RA and Internship positions at the Federal Reserve, and to the Ph.D. Excellence Initiative. See additional opportunities here.


Practices for departments

Who is missing?

Does it matter?

Resources

EVENTS:

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Please cite this resource as: Bayer, Amanda, 2011. Diversifying Economic Quality. American Economic Association Committee on the Status of Minority Groups in the Economics Profession (CSMGEP). http://www.diversifyingecon.org (<date of access>).