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2019 NCSS/NCGE/TCSS Conference | Sessions | 2019

Using Place-Based Educational Narratives to Teach Economics

Fri Nov 22 9:50 am to 10:45 am
Room: 
Ballroom Prefunction Area Level 4
SessionType: 
Poster
Subject: 
Economics
Through place-based connections to local economic activity and by using narratives constructed around local histories, students can begin learning economics as local experts and can contribute to their local narratives.
Presenters: 

Joshua Montgomery, Gabriel Swarts, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY

Instructional Foci: 
Economic Thinking/Decision-Making
Geographic Thinking
Location or Place-based Learning
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