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Financial Crisis Group Activity with Sources part of Starting Point: Teaching and Learning Economics:Starting Point: Economics in Two-Year Colleges:Activities
This activity ultimately generates for students functional knowledge of the causes and structure of the Financial Crisis which caused the Great Recession, and likely solutions to react to this crisis and help avert future crises. Through seven different group assignments, small groups study their assigned articles and provide written answers to their unique question sets. Next, through verbal class discussion, the small group findings are synthesized into a cohesive whole.