Principles of Macroeconomics
The first day of class served as an introduction to the course and to the social science of economics. Course materials included:
Absence Notification Form (requires Fresno State login)
Google Classroom (requires Fresno State login)
Slides, which are always a complement to and never a substitute for attending class
Guided notes, which are always yours to keep and meant to facilitate your note-taking
In-class activity, where you always need to be in class to do in-class activities and you should always turn them in by the end of class
First homework (requires Fresno State login), where homeworks are always due at least 15 minutes before the beginning of the next class after they're assigned
On the second day, we continued our introduction to economics and learned our first model: the Production Possibilities Frontier (PPF).
Second homework with a mix of review and new stuff (Fresno State login required)
On the third day, we discussed economists' favorite model: the supply-and-demand model of the market for a particular good or service.
Third homework (Fresno State login required)
On the fourth day, we discussed our first key macroeconomic variable: unemployment.
Fourth homework (Fresno State login required)
On the fifth day, we discussed our next key macro variable: the price level.
Fifth homework (Fresno State login required)
On the sixth day, we discussed Gross Domestic Product (GDP).
In-class activity is Google Classroom question
Sixth homework (Fresno State login required)
On the seventh day, we discussed money, interest rates, and foreign exchange rates.
In-class activity is a Quizziz
Seventh homework, which is a practice exam and a self-assessment (Fresno State login required)
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On the eighth day, we reviewed for our first exam.
No homework, except to study for our exam
On the ninth day, we took our first exam.
No homework, except to read a handout for after the exam