clickbait econ papers, success in academia

Day of days on the interwebs

It was a big day on the interwebs. Johan made a post with Econ paper clickbait: the titles of famous economics papers re-imagined as clickbait. The sharing got us a mention by Justin Wolfers:

 

Then Nick Powdthavee shared this post from the Economic Job Market Rumours site:

The internal narrative has not been so reassuring lately and I could’a should’a written it myself. Feeling much better about it all now.

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#higher-ed, EdTech, flipped classroom, iPad teaching

EdTech for higher ed

A few colleagues from our faculty have put together a workshop this week on using technology in your classroom. They want info and demonstrations of things that people are doing right now. I volunteered to talk a bit about the cloud services that I use, Dropbox and Evernote, and how I use the iPad app Explain Everything to make little voice-over-PowerPoint video’s for the “flipped classroom”. Here is my video of the story: