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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.
Discovering Economic Preconceptions using Clickers part of Teaching Methods:Classroom Response Systems:Examples
Student preconceptions in the economics classroom are an under-appreciated element of teaching. Here we describe how clickers can easily be used to determine student preconceptions and thus inform the instructor on the information that students bring to the classroom.
Clickers As an Alternative to Scantrons part of Teaching Methods:Classroom Response Systems:Examples
Clickers can be used to replace Scantron forms for exams. This can save considerable time and effort when it comes to recording scores.
Using Clickers to Inductively Construct Economic Concepts part of Teaching Methods:Classroom Response Systems:Examples
This technique reverses the usual order of definitions and examples used in class to one of presenting an example or examples first and then having students "discover" the concept when asked with carefully constructed clicker questions.
Using Clickers to Generate Supply and Demand Curves part of Teaching Methods:Classroom Response Systems:Examples
Use the clickers to generate data for demand and supply curves by asking students to give numerical values for their maximum willingness to pay for something and their minimum willingness to accept for something. Use the data generated to graph both the demand and supply curves.
An Interdisciplinary Approach to Teaching the Causes and Consequences of Unemployment part of Teaching Methods:Interdisciplinary Approaches to Teaching:Examples
Confronting the political economy of climate change part of Teaching Methods:Interdisciplinary Approaches to Teaching:Examples
Students apply economics, politics and sociology to better understand why cap and trade is the preferred political approach, but also why it's potentially problematic.