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Context-rich problem for cooperative group problem solving - Electric Force part of Teaching Methods:Context-Rich Problems:Examples
Context-rich problem for electrostatics in an introductory physics class. The instructional setting uses cooperative group problem solving.

Excise Tax Incidence: Context Rich Problem part of Teaching Methods:Context-Rich Problems:Examples
Context Rich Problem using the concepts of excise tax incidence, elasticity of demand, and elasticity of supply. Students must determine which information is appropriate and which is extraneous to the problem.

Price Ceiling: Context Rich Problem part of Teaching Methods:Context-Rich Problems:Examples
context rich problem on price ceilings

Game Theory Context-Rich Problem part of Teaching Methods:Context-Rich Problems:Examples
This consists of a short essay to be written by students after watching the West Wing episode "Hartsfield's Landing." In it, students are asked to help a friend to understand the content of the show using the basic components of non-cooperative game theory and the prisoner's dilemma.

Marginal Analysis Context-Rich Problem part of Teaching Methods:Context-Rich Problems:Examples
In this problem, students consider the benefits of reduced tray usage in school cafeterias by comparing the cost savings of having to clean fewer trays against the opportunity cost of increased labor and energy costs to clean the cafeteria after meals.

Changes in Demand: Context Rich Problem part of Teaching Methods:Context-Rich Problems:Examples
Context Rich Problem on demand shifters and the implications of such a shift.

Perfect Competition: A Context Rich Problem part of Teaching Methods:Context-Rich Problems:Examples
Students find the profit-maximizing level of output for a perfectly competitive firm and check the shut-down condition for two different prices.

Imperfect Competition: Context-Rich Problem part of Teaching Methods:Context-Rich Problems:Examples
This context-rich problem helps students to apply the characteristics of imperfect competition to a real world setting.

Population Simulator part of Teaching Methods:Teaching with Simulations:Examples
This simulation uses United Nations world population projections to simulate future population trends for the whole world or of individual countries. Students will have an opportunity to examine population trends and make predictions.

Budget Explorer part of Teaching Methods:Teaching with Simulations:Examples
Students often come to a principles course in economics with knowledge that is not correct. This example asks students to guess the percent of federal expenditures for different spending categories. They are then ...