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ECON100A_1 - 1/4/2008 1 ECONOMICS 100A Fall 2009 1/4/2008 2...

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Unformatted text preview: 1/4/2008 1 ECONOMICS 100A Fall 2009 1/4/2008 2 Course Information Webpage: http://www.econ.ucsb.edu/~babcock/econ100a/Econ100a.html Download syllabus, lectures, problems sets Watch for announcements Textbook – Varian – Background and detail (Workbook optional) Homework Not turned in, no answers posted Very useful for doing well on exams Sections: For going over homework, concepts, etc. Exams: 2 midterms, 1 final Requests for regrade: In writing, by 1 class after exam returned Grading – Based almost entirely on exams. Strict grading curve (Not my fault!) Clickers Required Extra points on exams 1/4/2008 3 CLICKERS 1/4/2008 4 Why clickers? Active Reinforcement Diagnostics Entertainment Externalities Some empirical data………….. 1/4/2008 5 Clicker stats from an upper division course: One additional question attempted (even if wrong!)→ 1 point on midterms Only 1 student who attempted <15 questions had a B+ or higher going into the final...
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This note was uploaded on 12/04/2010 for the course ECON 100A taught by Professor Babcock during the Fall '07 term at UCSB.

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ECON100A_1 - 1/4/2008 1 ECONOMICS 100A Fall 2009 1/4/2008 2...

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