This session focuses on new teaching skills and methods. What's So Funny About Teaching 'Dismal' Science Classes? (I.E. the Use of Humor in the Econ/Ag Econ Classroom), Ron Deiter, Iowa State University. Teaching the Algebraic and Geometric Intuition of Economics, Brent Gloy and Paul Preckel, Purdue University. Area of Expertise Teams: The Michigan Approach to Applied Research and Extension, Arlen Leholm, Larry Hamm, Murari Suvedi, Ian Gray, and Fred Poston, Michigan State University. An Application of Learning Style Theory to Undergraduate Institution in Accounting: A Minnesota Example, Ward Nefstead, University of Minnesota.