EC 142 Principles of Economics II (Micro)
SP 2006 HO
Hatch, Craig A.
11:00 am to 12:00
01/09 to 05/7
10:00 - 10:50 AM
Textbook: McConnell,MICROECONOMICS, sixteenth edition, 2005
Textbooks can be purchased though the MBS bookstore
Textbooks can be purchased though the Parkville Bookstore
Course Description: A study of the market mechanism and the organization of production and distribution activities in society. A major focus is on the determination of prices of goods and factors of production. Analysis of the firm as the main institution in the market. 3:0:3
Educational Philosophy: The facilitator's educational philosophy is one of interactiveness based on lectures, readings, quizzes, dialogues, examinations, internet, and writings. The facilitator will engage each learner in what is referred to as disputatious learning to encourage the lively exploration of ideas, issues and contradictions.
Class Assessment: Quizzes: Amount - often; Given in the first 10 minutes of class. NO MAKE UP. 10 Points per quiz.
Examinations: Amount - four sectional(100 points - 50 questions), one final (comprehensive, 100 questions - 200 points).
Homework: Amount - weekly - study questions (20 points - odd questions)
Group Paper: 100 Points, 5 to 7 students in a group - draft due April 10, final draft due at presenation 2 weeks before final.
Grading: See Class Assessment
A 100% to 90%
B 89.99% to 80%
C 79.99% to 70%
D 69.99% to 60%
F Less than 60.00
Late Submission of Course Materials: ALL MATERIAL MUST BE TURNED WITHIN 10 DAYS OF THE END OF THE TERM: 05/17/2006
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Quizzes are given in the first 10 minutes and cannot be made up.
When test are finished PLEASE be quiet while leaving.
If you have a question please ask it.
Positive class participation is worth points!
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: FOR THE WEEK OF:
01/16 Ch. 2
01/16 Homework (HW)due from Ch.1
01/23 HW Ch.2
01/30 Ch. 4
01/30 HW Ch. 3
02/06 Ch. 5
02/06 HW Ch 4
02/13 HW Ch.5
02/20 Ch. 7
02/20 HW CH. 6
02/27 Ch. 8
02/27 HW Ch. 7
03/06 Spring Break
03/13 Ch. 9
03/13 HW Ch. 8
03/20 Ch. 10
03/20 HW Ch.9
03/27 Ch. 11
03/27 HW Ch.10
04/03 HW. 11
04/10 CH. 12
04/10 HW. Ch. 11 Drafts are due.
04/17 Ch. 14
04/17 HW. Ch 12
04/24 Ch. 15
04/24 HW Ch. 14
05/01 HW due Ch. 15
05/01 Papers dues
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Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89
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