ECON 131 :: Principles of Economics - Macroeconomics
Summer 2014 @Windward CC

CRN: 61019
Credit Hours: 3
Instructor: Paul Briggs
pbriggs@hawaii.edu
236-9218 (Ph)
Course URL: http://windward.hawaii.edu/Credit_Courses/ECON131
Instructional Mode: Online
Dates: 07/07/2014 - 08/14/2014
Course Description: Study of the economic forces which determine a country’s income, employment, and prices. Roles of consumers, businesses, banks, and governments are explored.


Student Learning Outcomes

Translate important macroeconomic terms and theories into various forms. Skills needed to achieve this outcome:
Writing ability, ability to translate economic terms into their own words.
Mathematical ability, ability to translate and interpret economic theories in a two dimensional graphical space.
Identify, explore and analyze macroeconomic concepts using economic analysis and research skills. Skills needed to achieve this outcome:
Research skills
Writing skills
Ability to formulate a thesis statement
Ability to back up arguments using published research and to cite that research appropriately
Textbooks: Books may be purchased at the Windward CC bookstore or ordered online at http://www.bookstore.hawaii.edu/wcc/home.aspx. If you do not have access to the Internet or unable to travel to the bookstore, you may also order by phone at 1-800-UHBOOKS
Technical Requirements: The Internet allows students to take a course at home using a personal computer. Familiarity with using a computer and basic Internet skills (browsing, sending e-mail, saving/sending files) is required. Students must have a computer with Internet access. Depending on the online course, students may be required to log in at a specific day and time or at anytime. Students taking an online course should always contact their instructor after registration or prior to the first day of class to get detailed information regarding the course.

Minimum Computer Hardware/Software Requirements:
http://www.hawaii.edu/its/swhw_info-stu.html

It is also required that you obtain a UH Email account. Please go to the following URL for more information: http://www.hawaii.edu/askus/563

Laulima Help
http://www.hawaii.edu/talent/laulima_students.htm
Updated: Friday, April 4, 2014 09:49:33