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Is Your Goal for this Class Just to Pass?

So you just want to pass the course?  Maybe you don’t have time for actual learning. In that case, just work through the modules without paying attention to what you’re learning. If you take the quizzes, you’ll probably learn enough … Continue reading

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Is Your Goal for this Class to Get an A?

So you want to get an A in this course. Well, for about the same effort, you can learn the subject as well, so you should read “Is Your Goal for this Class to Learn the Most Economics You  Can?”

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Is Your Goal for This Class to Learn the Most Economics You Can?

So you want to learn the most economics you can this course. Excellent! You have chosen the road less travelled. Many students won’t take this road. The courses you take in college are not just random credits. You are building … Continue reading

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Week 2!

We’re now into Week 2 of the course. The introductory assignments should be behind you and you should have started working with the Waymaker modules in Canvas. If you haven’t dug into Waymaker yet, don’t worry. You can catch up. … Continue reading

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How to start this class

It is time to get started in our course.  This is going to be a busy week because we will have to do double duty:  First, we need to become acclimated to the course.  Second, we need to dive into … Continue reading

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Second Welcome Email!

Welcome again to ECON 201, the online version.  School starts tomorrow!  Hopefully by now, you have your twitter account set up, and you have sent me a follow request.  If not, you need to do that asap!  As I said, … Continue reading

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Welcome Email

Welcome to ECON 201, the online section!  School starts next Monday.  Hopefully, it is not a surprise that you have registered for an online course.  The purpose of this email is to get you started thinking about the course, so … Continue reading

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Extra Credit End-of-Course Survey

The Waymaker modules that we have used this semester as a text are part of an experiment to improve content resources to enhance student learning.  In order to see what works, we need to know how you used the Waymaker … Continue reading

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Next Group Homework Assignment

The next group assignment can be found on the right sidebar under the link “Assignment 5”.  Note that I have consolidated some of the groups.  The assignment is due next Wednesday.  Please let me know if you have any questions. … Continue reading

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First Exam “Do Over”

I don’t grade the exams in this course on a curve.  You get what you get. However, I do give you the option of earning some points back.   I would like you to review your exam and figure out … Continue reading

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Study Groups

For the rest of the semester, you will complete a number of group assignments with the study groups shown below.  The first challenge is to connect up with your group.  How will you do that?  The first group assignment is … Continue reading

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Solving Supply & Demand Problems

As I mentioned in the Google Hangout tonight, I want you to work in small groups to solve some supply and demand problems.   You can find the assignment here.   You should email me one copy of your answers per group … Continue reading

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Taylor Decker- Introduction Vid

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Introducing Cora Wright

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Intro Video

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Tayllar Gardner intro

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Andrew Robinson’s Intro

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My Intro Video!

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Intro Video

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Kristen Lambert Introduction

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Introducing Emily Toney

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Adam Nugent Intro Video

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Introducing Paul Kosko

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Intro video

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Introducing Tiffany Tueros

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Introducing Chantel Moton

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Andrew Woodruff – Intro video

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Miranda Frenzley Self-Introductory Video

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Introducing Amanda Woods

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Introducing Demi Fulcher

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Thomas Dono Video

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Introductory Video – Janie Lamprinakos

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Hailey Dennis- Intro Video

 

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Carson Newton – Intro Video

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Laurel Stone – Intro Video

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Ben Brady Econ 201 Introduction Video

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Recording of Last Night’s Google Hangout

ECON 201online, First Week: http://youtu.be/P1wEfD57aVg?a  via @YouTube It’s less than 20 minutes long, so take a look if you missed it.

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U.S. Federal Budget Assignment

With your partner from the Supply & Demand assignment, you need to analyze the U.S. federal budget and identify the major categories of spending and revenues. Start by examining the budget data published in the 2014 Economic Report of the … Continue reading

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Essay 2

Essay 2

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Essay 1

Essay 1

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Introducing Landon Epperly

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Introducing Will Strand!

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Welcome Email #3

I’m been reviewing the videos I made for our course and have found some things in them that aren’t correct for this offering during summer school. Because it’s summer, I’m not in my office regularly, though I do tend to … Continue reading

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Meet Grace!

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Jessi Clark Intro

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Meet Daniel Odum

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Meet Ginny

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Heidi Laraway…who hates cameras quite a bit.

 

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Meet Ashlyn

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About me: Josh

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