Some tools for remote teaching and collaboration

Current circumstances require most in academia to move their professional activities online. While we are already used to collaborate over large distances for our research, for teaching this may be new. Here, I share a few tools that I have used in the past and that I am using now again. Most of them are a little bit more “niche” than the video conferencing services we have to use now to reach our students.

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Touro email via gmail (or any other mailreader with pop3)

Since the college's own email web portal is a bit clunky and most want to read email on their smart phones it is more convenient to import any Touro email to the mail reader of your choice. Below I briefly explain how to configure gmail so that it fetches Touro email allowing you to read your touro email with either gmail web or on your mobile device. In gmail, go to settings (the little gear icon), choose Accounts and Import, scroll down to Check mail from other accounts and click on Add a mail account.

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Recent publications

  • Dittrich, Dennis A. V. (2019) Verhaltensökonomik als Gegenprogramm zur Standardökonomik?. List Forum für Wirtschafts- und Finanzpolitik 44, no. 4, 841–859. Abstract  DOI  pdf  pdf
  • Kulesz, Micaela M.; Dittrich, Dennis A.V.; Schniter, Eric (2018) Intergenerational Cooperation: an Experimental Study of Ageism in Trust and Exploitation. Abstract  slides
  • Dittrich, Dennis A. V.; Susanne Büchner; and Micaela M. Kulesz (2015) Dynamic Repeated Random Dictatorship and Gender Discrimination. Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics 55, 81-90. Abstract  DOI Online  pdf
  • Thieme, Paula, and Dennis A. V. Dittrich (2015) A Life-Span Perspective on Life Satisfaction. SOEPpapers on Multidisciplinary Panel Data Research, No. 775. Abstract Online  pdf

Talks and Seminars

  • “Verhaltensökonomik: Chancen und Herausforderungen für Unternehmen im Mittelstand,” Hamburg, April 2020
  • “Intergenerational Cooperation: An Experimental Study of Ageism in Trust and Exploitation,” 14th Nordic Conference on Behavioural and Experimental Economics at the Kiel Institute for World Economy, September 2019
  • “Intergenerational Cooperation: An Experimental Study of Ageism in Trust and Exploitation,” International Association for Research in Economic Psychology and Society for the Advancement of Behavioral Economics meeting in Dublin, September 2019  slides