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Requisition Number 18-0468
Post Date 9/18/2018
Title Economics Author
Organization Name Contractor
City Remote
Description This position will be employed through Headway consulting firm working remotely throughout the US.
Requirements Macmillan Learning is moving to a new online homework system, and the Economics Author will be a key player in the transition. The Economics Author will learn the new online authoring system and help convert existing material to the new system, as well as creating new questions as needed. All these questions must have targeted feedback and full solutions designed to improve the learning process for our students. The primary texts we will be working are principles and intermediate micro and macro, but there will be other upper level courses in the future.

Major Responsibilities:

Edit converted questions and make sure they function properly.
Authoring hints and feedback that anticipate common student errors, provide insightful diagnosis of their misconceptions, and coach them toward mastering the material.
Creating solutions to these questions that are complete and concise.
Authoring new material as needed to round out the question bank.

Required Skills / Knowledge:

Strong knowledge base in Economics
Experience teaching higher ed Principles of Economics
Desire to see students learn and succeed in their roles as students
Experience writing original homework and/or test questions
Ability to improve questions through the editing process
Strong computer skills including the ability to quickly learn new products and technology

Location:

Remote

Experience Needed:

Experience teaching higher ed economics and writing original homework and/or test questions.
Strong computer skills and the ability to learn new systems quickly

Educational Background Required:

MS or MA in Economics, PhD in progress will be considered
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