Gamification of Development

Patrik Hultberg, Coordinator of Educational Effectiveness, Associate Professor of Economics, Kalamazoo College Contact at: hultberg@kzoo.edu My 200-level Economic Development and Growth course was perfectly adequate. The material covered struck a good balance between theory and policy applications. I felt comfortable lecturing about the topic and students came to class and… Read More

Creating Significant Learning Experiences for Students (Patrik Hultberg, Kalamazoo)

Patrik Hultberg, Associate Professor of Economics and Coordinator of Educational Effectiveness Department of Economics and Business, Kalamazoo College I began my transition to a flipped classroom approach approximately five years ago. The initial catalysts were L. Dee Fink’s book “Creating Significant Learning Experiences,” and José Bowen’s book “Teaching Naked.” Fink’s… Read More