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Fall2019Distance Learning Course Design OutlineCourse #:ECO 102Section: Z02BCourse Title:Principles ofMacroeconomics# ofCredit/s3Course Description:An introduction to the economic activity of the nation, Introducing basic concepts and institutions.Emphasis is on aggregate demand; income and government spending; fiscal and monetary policy;national income accounting; economic growth and comparative economic systems.Prerequisite(s):noneClass Meeting Times & Locations:September 3thto December 9th, 2019(there are no “live”classmeetings scheduled)Please note that the college is CLOSED 11/25to 12/1 for Thanksgiving BreakLabor Day 9/2 College is closedInstructor Information:Name:ProfessorMargaret McDanielPhone:724.325.6747E-mail:[email protected](preferred contact method)Office:Boyce campus N484Office Hours:TH 8:30-9:30 a.m. onlineMW 8:00-9:30 a.m..officeTeaching Methods:Students will meet the course objectives through Blackboard, PowerPointlectures, study guides, readings, supplemental notes, learning activities,assignments, and use of the discussion board.
Required Materials:RequiredText(s):Economics Today19theditionByRoger LeRoyMillerCourse Objectives:Upon successful completion of the course, the students will:1)Draw, label and interpret supply and demand curves2)Enumerate specific principles of unemployment,differentiate thethree types of inflation and demonstrate an understanding oftheredistribution effects of inflation and deflation.3)Outline the role of the government plays in the economy4)Differentiate between and explain principles of nationalincome accounting, GNP,NDP,NI,PI and DI5)List and explain the tools of modern employment theory e.gMPC, MPS, investment, instability, and multiplier effect.6)List and explain the tools of monetary policy7)Understand the issues of the global economy, notablyspecialization, comparative advantage and multilateral tradeagreements and trade zonesComputer Usage:This is a Distance Learning course.It is designed so that you will be working backand forth between your course materials and the Internet to complete the requiredlearning activities.To complete this course you must have use of a computer withsecure andregular access to the Internetthat is Java enabled and acceptingcookies.NOTE:It is the student’s responsibility to know wherecomponents of BB are and how to access & use eachBEFOREthe course begins!Do NOT ask the instructor!It is imperativethat students read all DL materials sent to them prior to thebeginning of the semester!Technological issues &incompatibilities are NOT the fault of the instructor. Studentsare made FULLY aware of all technical requirements prior tothe start of the semester. Please use the support toolstoconnect onto My Pearson Lab through Blackboard.

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