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Hands-on Teaching with FRED from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

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Webinar announcement for Hands On Teaching with FRED
Meet FRED! FRED is the St. Louis Fed’s free online tool for finding, graphing, downloading, and understanding economic and social science data. Join us for this webinar to learn about using FRED in the classroom, Active Learning with FRED, and more.

This webinar is the kickoff of the ICPSR Partners in Quantitative Literacy Series, which features the best in social science data-based teaching resources.


Presenters:

Charissa Odelia Jefferson, M.A., M.L.S., is Associate Business and Data Librarian at California State University, Northridge. Jefferson’s scholarship has appeared in Public Services Quarterly and Ticker: Business Librarianship Review. She has published lesson plans and book chapters and teaches library instruction sessions with data. Prior to joining the faculty at CSUN, she was the research librarian at the Milken Institute in Santa Monica where she assisted economists in finding data for their reports and publications.

Diego Mendez-Carbajo, Ph.D., is a senior economic education specialist in the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. He works on bridging economic education and the use of Federal Reserve Economic Data (FRED). Building on nineteen years of teaching experience as a college professor he regularly leads workshops on teaching with data at regional and national academic conferences. His scholarship on the topic has appeared in the leading journals in the field of economic education.

Katrina Stierholz is a vice president in the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. She oversees the economic education group, which produces award-winning economic education material, most of it online. Katrina is responsible for FRED on the St. Louis Fed’s research website and she oversees the editorial group. She also heads up the Bank's Homer Jones Library and the FRASER digital library. In 2013, Katrina received the "Distinguished Alumnus" award from the University of Illinois's Graduate School of Library and Information Science.

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