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'''Div.E.Q. promotes inclusive, innovative, and evidence-based teaching practices in economics.'''
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'''Div.E.Q. promotes inclusive, innovative, and evidence-based teaching practices in economics.'''  
{{hidden| |Diversifying Economic Quality (Div.E.Q.) was first published in 2011. [https://www.swarthmore.edu/profile/amanda-bayer Amanda Bayer] is the creator and founding editor. In 2012, the American Economic Association's [http://www.aeaweb.org/committees/CSMGEP/index.php Committee on the Status of Minority Groups in the Economics Profession] became an official sponsor.  
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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].
Div.E.Q. 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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{{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.   
 
   
 
   
 
The teaching strategies 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.   
 
The teaching strategies 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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:''[http://chronicle.com/article/A-Wiki-to-Help-Diversify-a/142583/ The Chronicle of Higher Education]'' features Div.E.Q. as a diversity initiative having success!
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*''[http://chronicle.com/article/A-Wiki-to-Help-Diversify-a/142583/ The Chronicle of Higher Education]'' features Div.E.Q. as a diversity initiative having success!
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*Div.E.Q. expands: The AEA endorses [https://www.aeaweb.org/resources/best-practices evidence-based inclusive practices for economists] and posts relevant research and resources on conducting research, serving in colleagues, working with students, and managing workplaces.
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* Educate yourself on the [[history of race and racism]] in the U.S.
 
* Educate yourself on the [[history of race and racism]] in the U.S.
 
* Follow [https://www.aeaweb.org/resources/best-practices AEA Best Practices for Economists.]
 
* Follow [https://www.aeaweb.org/resources/best-practices AEA Best Practices for Economists.]
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* Take action: [https://www.aeaweb.org/articles?id=10.1257/jep.34.3.193 How You Can Work to Increase the Presence and Improve the Experience of Black, Latinx and Native American People in the Economics Profession]
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* [[Videos on economists and their research|Show these videos to your students.]]
 
* [[Videos on economists and their research|Show these videos to your students.]]
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* [https://www.aeaweb.org/resources/best-practices/conducting-research#p4 Assess] the gender and racial/ethnic balance of syllabi and bibliographies with this [https://jlsumner.shinyapps.io/syllabustool/ tool].
 
* Align course content with [[course content|Div.E.Q. Standards for Introducing Economics to High School and College Students]].
 
* Align course content with [[course content|Div.E.Q. Standards for Introducing Economics to High School and College Students]].
 
* [[biology is not destiny|Foster a growth mindset]] in your students.
 
* [[biology is not destiny|Foster a growth mindset]] in your students.
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* Promote [[inclusive communication]].
 
* Promote [[inclusive communication]].
 
* [[Get to know students personally|Get to know your students as individuals]].
 
* [[Get to know students personally|Get to know your students as individuals]].
* Design your course to teach [[rubrics|essential competencies]] in economics, and provide students with [[rubrics|learning outcomes and rubrics]].
 
 
* Incorporate [[service learning]].
 
* Incorporate [[service learning]].
 
* Join the [[Wikipedia Education Program]].
 
* Join the [[Wikipedia Education Program]].
 
* [[Flip]] your classroom.
 
* [[Flip]] your classroom.
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* Reflect on [[personal prejudices]].
 
* Reflect on [[personal prejudices]].
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* Share these [[study tips]].
 
* Share these [[study tips]].
 
* Be aware of a third theory of [[discrimination]].
 
* Be aware of a third theory of [[discrimination]].
 
* Incorporate [[heterodox theories of economics|alternative economic approaches]].
 
* Incorporate [[heterodox theories of economics|alternative economic approaches]].
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* Teach with [[nuance]] and [[humility]].
 
* Teach with [[nuance]] and [[humility]].
 
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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>
 
<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>
 
<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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Encourage students to apply to the AEA's [[involvement with research|Summer Training Program]], to [https://www.fedeconjobs.org/ RA and Internship positions at the Federal Reserve], and to the [https://www.phdexcellence.org/ Ph.D. Excellence Initiative].
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Encourage students to apply to the AEA's [https://www.aeaweb.org/about-aea/committees/aeasp Summer Training Program], to [https://www.fedeconjobs.org/ RA and Internship positions at the Federal Reserve], and to the [https://www.phdexcellence.org/ Ph.D. Excellence Initiative]. See additional opportunities [[Involvement with research|here]].
 
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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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* Utilize [[summer bridge programs|bridge programs]].
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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.


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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

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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>).