Shared Inquiry

Socratic Seminars for Economics Instructors

How to Conduct a Socratic Seminar - Session 1

Wednesday, Oct. 2nd, 6-8pm

9525 Katy Freeway, Suite 303 Houston, TX 77024

Remember, boxed lunches are served at all sessions. Participants will also receive a copy of "Discussing Economics" by Michael Salemi and W. Lee Hansen. Readings for each of the sessions are provided and distributed at the Free Enterprise Institute classroom.


You may park in the front of the Bunker Hill Professional building in any of the non-reserved spaces


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Session 1

Introduction to How to Conduct a Socratic Seminar – topics will include interpretive questions, creating question clusters, leading discussions and developing discussion modules. Our first lab or experiment will be the conduct of an actual seminar using R.A. Radford’s seminal article “The Economic Organisation of a P.O.W. Camp.”


Discussing Economics

We will be using this book to guide us through each of the sessions. It is provided for free to participants.



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