Engaging Students: Challenge of World Poverty

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  • Economics (Course 14)

Faculty/Instructor: 

Esther Duflo
Abhijit Banerjee

Digital Innovations & Tools: 

  • Blended Learning & Flipped Classroom

This OCW course on The Challenges of World Poverty, taught by Profs. Esther Duflo & Abhijit Banerjee employs a “flipped” model, where students are expected to watch the lectures at home on the edX platform as well as answer "finger exercises" and homework questions online. This frees up class time for more interactive activities.