Mission Statement: Park University provides access to a quality higher education experience that prepares a diverse community of learners to think critically, communicate effectively, demonstrate a global perspective and engage in lifelong learning and service to others.Vision Statement: Park University, a pioneering institution of higher learning since 1875, will provide leadership in quality, innovative education for a diversity of learners who will excel in their professional and personal service to the global community.CourseEC 301 Intermediate MacroeconomicsSemesterF2U 2012 LUFacultyJanis, Bruce E.TitleInstructorDegrees/CertificatesM.B.A.Daytime Phone480 332 8969E-Mailbruce.firstname.lastname@example.org@brucejanis.comWeb Pagehttp://brucejanis.comSemester DatesOctober 22, 2012 - December 17, 2012Class Days-M-----Class Time4:50 - 10:10 PMPrerequisitesEC141Credit Hours3Textbook: R. Gordon, Macroeconomics.12th ed. ISBN: 0-13-801491-4Additional Resources: www.nytimes.comMcAfee Memorial Library - Online information, links, electronic databases and the Online catalog. Contact the library for further assistance via email or at 800-270-4347.Career Counseling - The Career Development Center (CDC) provides services for all stages of career development. The mission of the CDC is to provide the career planning tools to ensure a lifetime of career success.Park Helpdesk - If you have forgotten your OPEN ID or Password, or need assistance with your PirateMail account, please email email@example.com or call 800-927-3024Resources for Current Students - A great place to look for all kinds of information http://www.park.edu/Current/.Course Description: EC301 Intermediate Macroeconomics: This course begins with a review of national income concepts including national income accounting. It analyzes fiscal and monetary policy using the ISLM model. The primary course focus is on the critical analysis of fiscal, monetary, new Keynesian, and new classical models and their success in explaining economic stability and the stimulation of economic growth. Prerequisite: EC141. 3:0:3Educational Philosophy: My philosophy is that every student can learn to master and enjoy economics. I look forward to working with you all. Learning Outcomes: Core Learning OutcomesExplain the evolution of the monetarist and new classical theories.Describe how new-Keynesian theory justifies the Keynesian the Keynesian policy prescriptions.Explain the relationship between the government budget deficit and the trade deficit.Explain how national savings determines the trade deficit, not protectionism.Define supply-side economics and discuss how it explains the government spending deficit.Analyze graphically the AD-AS model, the Keynesian cross, and the IS-LM model. Identify all relevant curves and causes for shifts in the curves.Core Assessment: Write a paper analyzing the different approaches
that might be used by Keynesian theorists and monetary theorists to promote long-run
macroeconomic stability. Examine the impact of persistent budget deficits on
the trade deficit and analyze the options available to policy makers when
national savings presents opportunities to improve the trade deficit. Appraise
the position of supply-side economists as it relates to government deficits. Evaluate
recent national economic policies as they relate to the magnitude of the trade
deficit and analyze the arguments for protectionist policies and the effect, if
any, upon the trade deficit.Link to Class RubricClass Assessment: There will be:
1 Term Paper
1 Final Exam.Grading: The Midterm is worth 25%. The Final is worth 40%. The quizzes are worth 15%. The research paper is worth 20%.
The course grade will be based on the weighted average of the assignments described above. 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.
EC 301 Intermediate Macroeconomics
F2U 2012 LU
Janis, Bruce E.
480 332 8969
October 22, 2012 - December 17, 2012
4:50 - 10:10 PM
Textbook: R. Gordon, Macroeconomics.12th ed. ISBN: 0-13-801491-4
McAfee Memorial Library - Online information, links, electronic databases and the Online catalog. Contact the library for further assistance via email or at 800-270-4347.Career Counseling - The Career Development Center (CDC) provides services for all stages of career development. The mission of the CDC is to provide the career planning tools to ensure a lifetime of career success.Park Helpdesk - If you have forgotten your OPEN ID or Password, or need assistance with your PirateMail account, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 800-927-3024Resources for Current Students - A great place to look for all kinds of information http://www.park.edu/Current/.
Educational Philosophy: My philosophy is that every student can learn to master and enjoy economics. I look forward to working with you all.
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:
A. Make Up Exams: Given for TDY students.
B. Homework: Late homework not accepted. All homework must be completed to pass the class. Homework must be submited in DropBox.
C. Plagarism and Cheating: In comformity with Park University policies.
D. Attendance: Students will be marked Unexcused unless TDY or work related. Attendance issues will be handled in conformity with Park policies.
E. Tutoring: Provided by me at no charge to the student.
F. Classroom: Mutual respect for the ideas of others.
G. Food and Beverage: In conformity with LAFB and Park policies.
H. Cell Phones: In conformity with Luke AFB and Park policies.
I. Discussions: Raise hands; don't talk over each other.
J. Dress Code: Casual allowed.
K. IPADS: In conformity with LAFB and Park policies.
J. Email: park.edu or personal email address allowed.
K. Conference Threads: Timely posting is encouraged. Late posting are accepted.
L. Grading: 90 = A, 80 = B, 70 = C.
Please familiarize yourselves with LAFB and Park University codes of conduct and policies.
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 students and faculty members are encouraged to take advantage of the University resources available for learning about academic honesty (www.park.edu/current or http://www.park.edu/faculty/).from Park University 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 95-96
Plagiarism:Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. from Park University 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 95
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 98
Disability Guidelines:Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all students that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to students concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding students with disabilities. In the case of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Additional information concerning Park University's policies and procedures related to disability can be found on the Park University web page: http://www.park.edu/disability .
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