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ECONOMICS EDUCATION (ECED)


ECED 580 - MICROECONOMIC ANALYSIS AND ITS APPLICATION TO THE CURRICULUM

Prerequisite:

For elementary and secondary teachers. Designed to emphasize methods of inquiry employed by economists and their applications to the theory of instruction.

Credit: 2


ECED 581 - MACROECONOMIC ANALYSIS AND ITS APPLICATION TO THE CURRICULUM

Prerequisite:

For elementary and secondary teachers. Designed to emphasize methods of inquiry employed by economists and their applications to the theory of instruction.

Credit: 2


ECED 582 - ECONOMIC POLICY AND ITS APPLICATION TO THE CURRICULUM

Prerequisite: Take ECED 580 or ECED 581

For elementary and secondary teachers. Designed to provide application of an economic analysis to economic policy and courses of study.

Credit: 2


ECED 583 - CORPORATE BUSINESS IN THE UNITED STATES

Prerequisite: Take ECED 580 or ECED 581

The course provides an opportunity to learn how the market system operates by bringing a number of business executives to serve as classroom instructors. This partnership between business and education reinforces mutual interest and fosters a sharing of valuable resources.

Credit: 2


ECED 584 - ECONOMICS IN THE CURRICULUM

Prerequisite:

Preparing or revising curriculum or curriculum guides; i.e., an economics curriculum guide for any or all grade levels, or a sequence for developing economics principles within the existing curriculum; or curriculum for a particular subject area; or curriculum related to special bases such as multimedia based, activities-based community or cultural-based.

Credit: 1


ECED 586 - PERSONAL FINANCE

Prerequisite:

Participants will have the opportunity to be actively involved in a variety of strategies that demonstrate the concepts and principles of basic economics and personal finance, develop an economic way of thinking that can be used to instruct their own students, and correlate economic concepts with the state standards for social studies (grades 9-12). They will also use the material presented to gauge the effectiveness of the resources and measure students' reactions, and/or develop a plan for implementing personal finance into the classroom within the school district.

Credit: 1