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Teaching Economics:Student-based Instruction part of Teaching Methods:Service Learning:Examples
College students in an intermediate micro-economic theory class teach economic concepts to elementary school students.

Learning by Teaching part of Teaching Methods:Service Learning:Examples
In this service learning project, college students work in groups of three to prepare a 55-minute interactive lesson on one of the topics listed on the syllabus and team teach the lesson to students at a local high school.

Service Learning Research part of Teaching Methods:Service Learning:Examples
Students will produce a report for a local non-profit organization in which they will evaluate the effectiveness of vocational training in improving the labor market opportunities for non-college bound youths. The report will be used by the organization when applying for grants.

Understanding Poverty and Income Distribution through Community Service part of Teaching Methods:Service Learning:Examples
Students volunteer at any one of a variety of community agencies that serve low-income populations to better understand the underlying issues of poverty and income distribution in their community.

Select-A-City for Demographic and Economic Opportunities, Using an Online Database part of Teaching Methods:Context-Rich Problems:Examples
This activity asks students to review the demographic and lifestyle statistics available at ERsys.com, and determine which city or location would provide the best consumer market opportunity for the given problem.

Using PRIZM Look-up to Identify Consumer Markets part of Teaching Methods:Context-Rich Problems:Examples
This activity demonstrates geo-demographic consumer segment lifestyle consumption patterns. The information available on the site is relevant to segmentation and targeting strategies used by marketers.

Hemispheric Lateralization: Are You Left- or Right-Brained? part of Teaching Methods:Context-Rich Problems:Examples
An online brain dominance inventory provides students with information on their brain dominance and information processing style. This relates to perception and learning styles.

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.