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Depreciation Methods part of Calibrated Peer Review:Examples
Straight-line, units-of-activity, double-declining balance depreciation methods activity.
The Price Mechanism, Subjective Value and The Antiques Road Show part of 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 Interactive Lectures:Examples
The pro-con-caveat activity is a quick and easy way to engage students through a more interactive lecture experience.
The Economics of Drug Legalization: A Double Entry Journal part of 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.
Externalities in the cashmere market: Colbert Report interview part of 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.
Exploring and Explaining Determinants of Supply and Demand: Utilizing the Think-Pair-Share Technique part of Cooperative Learning:Examples
This is a two-part activity that implements an extension of the "think-pair-share" cooperative learning technique to study the determinants of supply and demand through hypothetical and real world examples.
Understanding the Impact of (Fiscal and Monetary) Policy: Using the Send-A-Problem Technique part of Cooperative Learning:Examples
Cooperative Learning Exercises to Teach the Gains from Trade part of Cooperative Learning:Examples
This is a cooperative learning exerise that allows students to learn about comparative advantage and the gains from trade.
Being Aware of Health Care: Using Cooperative Learning to Synthesize and Communicate U.S. Health Care Reform Issues part of Cooperative Learning:Examples
This is a three-part project spanning five weeks that uniquely interweaves individual and cooperative learning in the context of health care reform and the 2008 United States presidential campaign.
Using Note-Taking Pairs to Enhance Understanding of Difficult Concepts (such as Income and Substitution Effects) part of Cooperative Learning:Examples
A variation of the think-pair-share technique is used to reinforce understanding of the income and substitution effects associated with a price change.