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Case & Fair. Principles of Macroeconomics 8th edition. Pearson-Prentice Hall, 2007 ISBN-10: 0132226456;
ISBN-13: 9780132226455Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstoreTextbooks can be purchased through the Parkville BookstoreAdditional Resources: Students will find at http://parkonline.org other resources that will be used in class during the semester. Also announcements, powerpoint handouts, grades, and webliography.
EC 141 Principles of Macroeconomics
F2J 2008 PV
Truax, Carmen R.
October 20, 2008 to December 14, 2008
5:30 - 9:50 PM
Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore
Textbooks can be purchased through the Parkville Bookstore
Additional Resources: Students will find at http://parkonline.org
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Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
All Park University courses must include a core assessment that measures the course Learning Outcomes. The purpose of this assessment is to determine if expectations have been met concerning mastery of learning outcomes across all instructional modalities. For this course, the core assessment is a final exam to be administered in all sections of EC 141. This exam is worth 30 percent of the student’s final grade and will test students’ mastery of core learning outcomes through short essay Tools and Methods of Economics questions, Graphical Problems in he Communications section, and Critical Thinking short-answer questions. For each core learning outcome, the student should be prepared to draw the relevant graph, define basic concepts or policies, identify relevant shifts in the curves, and state final impacts on relevant variables.
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment:
The course grade for students will be based on the overall average of homework and tests taken during the course in accordance with the weighting of the various requirements as stated in the syllabus.
All final exams in all School of Business and Management courses will be comprehensive and will be closed book and closed notes. They will constitute 30% of the total course grade and will not be a take-home exam. They will be completed during the test week in the period designated by the registrar or by the Proctor in the case online courses. If calculators are allowed, they will not be multifunctional electronic devices that include features such as: phones, cameras, instant messaging, pagers, and so forth. Electronic Computers will not be allowed on final exams unless an exception is made by the Dean of the School of Business and Management.
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Chapter 3: Demand, supply, and Market Equilibrium
Chapter 19: Measuring National Output and National Income
Chapter 20: Long -Run and Short-Run Concerns
Chapter 22: The Government and Fiscal Policy
Mid Term Exam
Chapter 36: Economic Growth in Developing and Transitional Economies
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