EC 142 Principles of Economics II (Micro)
S2FF 2006 FA
Barcus, Randall H.
Adjunct Faculty Member
B.S. MathematicsB.S. EconomicsM.S. Economics
30 minutes prior/after class
15Mar06 to 03May06
5:00 - 10:00 PM
Textbook: McConnell & Brue, Microeconomics, 16th edition, McGraw-Hill Irwin
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: My educational philosophy is one of interactiveness. It is based on lectures, reading, dialogue, examination, internet exploration, videos, and writing. You will be engaged in disputatious learning to encourage lively exploration of ideas, issues, and contradictions.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Class Assessment: There will be four chapter exams, plus a final exam. Each chapter exam will be a multiple-choice test with only one correct answer per question. There will also be a Park University standardized final exam covering the core aspects of the course.
Grading: Exam 1, Exam 2, Exam 3, Exam 4, and the Final Exam are each worth 100 points. Total points for the course are 500.
Late Submission of Course Materials: Not accepted
Classroom Rules of Conduct: : Each student shall be respectful of every member of the class.
Week 1 3/15 Quick Review Chapters 1, 2, 3 (for non-Macro students)
Chapter 7, 8
Week 2 3/22 Chapter 9, 10, 11
Take Home Test 1 Chapters 7-11
Week 3 3/29 Chapter 12, 13
Week 4 4/5 Chapter 14, 15, 16
Take Home Test 2 Chapters 12-15
Week 5 4/12 Chapter 17, 18, 19
Take Home Test 3 Chapters 16-19
Week 6 4/19 Chapter 20, 21, 22
Week 7 4/26 Chapter 23, 24, 25
Take Home Test 4 Chapters 20-25
Week 8 5/3 In-Class Final Exam Comphrensive
Meeting - 1
Chapter 1-3, 7, 8,
Meeting - 2
Chapter 9, 10, 11,
Meeting - 3
Chapter 12, 13,
Meeting - 4
Chapter 14, 15, 16
Meeting - 5
Chapter 17, 18, 19
Meeting - 6
Chapter 20, 21, 22
Meeting - 7
Chapter 23, 24, 25
Meeting - 8
Exam in Class
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Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
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Attachments:EC142 Micro SST Spring2 2006