Applied Economics Teaching Resources

an AAEA Journal

Agricultural and Applied Economics Association

Teaching Academy Agenda

Teaching Academy Location: New Orleans Marriott
(2024 AAEA conference room vender)
Date: July 27, 2024

Time Event
7:30 to 8:00 am Check-In
8:30 to 8:30 am Breakfast
8:45 am Opening Remarks
Jason Bergtold Kansas State University, Agricultural Economics Department Professor & Editor, Applied Economics Teaching Resources
9:00 am Session 1: Active & Collaborative Learning
Will Bird, Associate Professor of Agriculture Education University of Tennessee Martin, Department of Agriculture, Geoscience, and Natural Resources
10:15 am Break
10:30 am Workshop 1: Active Learning
Facilitator: Will Bird
Outcomes: lesson plan for at least one classroom activity Workshop in mentor groups
11:45 - 1:00 pm Lunch with Mentor groups
1:00 pm Session 2: Building Communities during First day & Week
  • Effective, Interactive and Inclusive Syllabus
    Presenter: Hannah Shear, Oklahoma State University
  • Icebreaker Activities
    Presenter: Chelsea Arnold, West Texas A&M University
  • Classroom Games
    Presenter: Logan Britton, Kansas State University
  • Building Communities in Online Classes
    Presenter: Jennifer Clark, University of Florida
2:15 pm Break
2:30 pm Workshop 2: First day & week
Facilitators: the four presenters in Session 2
Outcomes: lesson plan for at least one classroom activity Workshop in mentor groups
3:30 pm

Closing Session: Diverse Teaching Careers and Career Advancement in Teaching
Moderator: Kathleen Liang North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University Kellogg Distinguished Professor

  • Zoë T. Plakias (mentoring practice panelist) Western Washington University, Department of Economics Assistant Professor Chair, AAEA Mentorship Committee
  • Julianne Treme (non-tenure track panelist) North Carolina State University, Agricultural & Resource Economics Department Teaching Professor
  • Ross Pruitt (non-land grant panelist) University of Tennessee-Martin Department of Agriculture, Geosciences & Natural Res. Associate Professor
  • Misti Sharp (Undergraduate Coordinator panelist) University of Florida Instructional Associate Professor & Undergraduate Coordinator
  • Christine Wilson (land grant, tenure track panelist) Purdue University, Colleague of Agriculture Professor, Associate Dean & Director of Academic Programs
4:30-5:00 pm Mentor Group Reflection
5:30 pm Dinner Social