EC 301 Intermediate Macroeconomics
S1HH 2010 PA
Bowen, John E.
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5:15 - 10:45 PM or as arranged.
Textbook: Macroeconomics, Gordon, 11th edition, ISBN 0321485513 (If you have Gordon's 11the edition, you have the right book.) Intermediate Macroeconomics Supplement, Soule, ISBN 007-235019-9.
Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore
Textbooks can be purchased through the Parkville Bookstore
Additional Resources: Very strongly encourage the use of the Wall Street Journal. It will be useful for your term paper and for keeping up to date in a very volatile changing global economy.
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Educational Philosophy: Application is more important than memorization. The term paper will give you the chance to show that you understand course concepts to the extent that you can use them to analyze the "real world."
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
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 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.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Punctuality and courtesy are essential.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: As an individualized study, student and instructor interaction at the
start of the course can establish a schedule for meetings including
face to face and/or online and for course requirement deadlines. Generally, the midterm will be during the fourth week, the final exam will be during the eighth week, the term paper will be due in the seventh week, and homework will be submitted at agreed upon intervals during the course but no later than the end of the seventh week. Exams will be closed book and closed note. The
following will be used to evaluate performance.
Academic Honesty:Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life. Park University 2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87
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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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Additional Information:The student must contact the instructor as soon as possible once the course begins. The student should also continually check Park e-mail since there may be instances in which information needs to be urgently communicated to the student and telephone or face to face contact is not possible at the time.
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