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Financial Value of Customer Satisfaction: Using a Lifetime Value Calculator part of Teaching Methods:Interactive Lectures:Examples
This online lifetime value calculator quickly demonstrates the financial value of a satisfied customer.

Externalities in the cashmere market: Colbert Report interview part of Teaching Methods:Interactive Lectures:Examples
In this interactive lecture, students watch a video clip from The Colbert Report that addresses pollution externalities. Students graph the market and use the write-pair-share technique, then brainstorm ways to move the market to the socially efficient equilibrium.

The Economics of Drug Legalization: A Double Entry Journal part of Teaching Methods:Interactive Lectures:Examples
The activity is designed to be an interative lecture segment during a larger interactive lecture class period. The technique demonstrated through this example is a double entry journal.

Interactive lecture on diminishing marginal product: tennis ball production part of Teaching Methods:Interactive Lectures:Examples
In this interactive lecture, students "produce" tennis balls with fixed capital and increasing labor, generating a production function. Students calculate the marginal product of each work and discover that marginal product falls as the number of workers rises.

The Price Mechanism, Subjective Value and The Antiques Road Show part of Teaching Methods:Interactive Lectures:Examples
An interactive lecture segment utilizing videos from the Antiques Roadshow, designed to create an interactive experience for students and the instructor. After watching an expert appraisal of a rare/unique object students respond to discussion questions. Instructors lead the discussion toward issues of subjective value, willingness to pay, and the price mechanism.

Pro-Con-Caveat Grid part of Teaching Methods:Interactive Lectures:Examples
The pro-con-caveat activity is a quick and easy way to engage students through a more interactive lecture experience.

The Hudsucker Proxy: Using Media to Teach Economics part of Teaching Methods:Using Media to Enhance Teaching and Learning:Examples
This film chronicles the introduction of the hula hoop, a toy that set off one of the greatest fads in United States history. According to Wham-O, the manufacturer of the hoop, when the toy was first introduced in ...

A Beautiful Mind: Using Media to Teach Economics part of Teaching Methods:Using Media to Enhance Teaching and Learning:Examples
A Beautiful Mind won the Academy Award for best picture in 2001 and it chronicles the life of John Nash who is noted for his pioneering work on general equilibrium theory. This scene is a great way to discuss ...

Cartoon Physics part of Teaching Methods:Using Media to Enhance Teaching and Learning:Examples
This activity promotes the learning of basic physics principle by viewing cartoon videos where these principles are bent of broken.

The Formation of Images by Plane and Spherical Mirrors part of Teaching Methods:Using Media to Enhance Teaching and Learning:Examples
The formation of images by plane and spherical mirrors will be studied by examining paintings done by several masters which include images formed in mirrors.

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